An interdisciplinary collaboration at UT is confronting storm-related flooding and runoff, an increasingly important topic highlighted by recent devastation in the wake of Hurricane Harvey and the looming threat of Hurricane Irma. The National Science Foundation is providing $1.8 million in funding for the College of Social Work and the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering project.
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering News
Jon Hathaway talked to WATE about Hurricane Harvey and flood mitigation.
UT’s Jon Hathaway, an assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering, is an expert in flooding, water runoff, and urban water issues. He provides some information about the issues facing Texas and Louisiana when floodwaters from Hurricane Harvey begin to recede.
Chris Cherry’s bicycle safety video has gone viral around the world.
Research into bicycle safety by Chris Cherry has gone viral, thanks to a video of bicycle wrecks.
Chris Cherry discussed the challenges a town in Mexico faces in implementing an e-bike program.
The Air Quality and Climate Group in UT’s Tickle College of Engineering recently found a way to speed up modeling of earth systems.
Professor Emeritus Bruce Tschantz discusses the dangers of low-head dams.
Chris Cherry’s research with e-bikes highlighted by Curbed magazine.
WBIR profiled several ongoing research efforts at UT, from engineering to anthropology.