Tag: Texas A&M University

Reengineering an Icon

By Carlo Taddei, PE At an institution steeped in tradition, engineering has been in the DNA of Texas A&M University (TAMU) since opening its doors...

Caldwell Adjustable Lifting Grab Handles Concrete Blocks

Texas Landscape Creations utilized Caldwell’s 6,000-lb. capacity adjustable lifting grab to lift 3,000-lb. concrete blocks during a recent landscaping project. The lifting grab was used...


HOUSTON – April 7, 2020 – Freese and Nichols, Inc., has expanded its Southeast Texas team with Stormwater Design Manager Dane Schneider, PE, ENV SP, a water...

KAI Hires Respected Industry Leader Brad Simmons, FAIA as New Managing Partner

KAI Enterprises proudly announces the hiring of Brad Simmons, FAIA, to the new position of Managing Partner. Simmons is a recognized and respected leader...

Jason Reeves Joins Kleinfelder

Austin, Texas – Kleinfelder has announced that Jason Reeves, PE, has joined the firm as the Construction Materials Engineering and Testing (CoMET) Department Manager of...

Task force investigates effects of groundwater depletion on agriculture

A task force led by a civil engineering professor at Texas A&M University has published a new paper to serve as a resource for managing the impacts of groundwater depletion and its effects on agriculture.

Research: ‘Clustering’ Land Buyouts Can Improve Flood Resiliency

A study that analyzes flood loss claims and estimates from over 74,000 properties impacted by Hurricane Harvey in Houston’s Harris County finds that a strategic land buyout approach that prioritizes the purchase of land parcels in “clusters,” as well as proximity to existing open space, is just as cost-effective as the traditional, piecemeal approach.

Trends point to rapid urban growth

By 2050, a city the size of London could be created every seven weeks if current trends in urban expansion continue, according to a study co-led by a Texas A&M University faculty-researcher.

Pitt Engineering pilots a new, sustainable method of treating hydrofracturing wastewater

Research led by the University of Pittsburgh’s Swanson School of Engineering may have cracked the code to not only greatly reduce the amount of fresh water used in the multi-billion-dollar hydrofracturing industry, but also leverage the waste heat available at drilling sites and natural gas compressor stations to safely treat shale gas wastewater for reuse.

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