Posts Tagged ‘Resilience’

Practical Community Resilience

Posted: December 4, 2015 at 3:58 pm, Last Updated: December 10, 2015 at 9:16 am

By David Vaughn, Ed Hecker, and Cherrie Black The Infrastructure Security Partnership (TISP) has embarked on a campaign over the last two years to improve the disaster resilience and economic stability of communities and the critical infrastructure and supply chains they depend upon. Our plan will employ current best practice methodologies, using all-hazards and economic […]

National Call to Action: The Resilient Infrastructure Initiative

Posted: December 2, 2015 at 3:42 pm

Megan Clifford, Risk and Infrastructure Science Center Global Security Sciences Division, Argonne National Laboratory Introduction A community’s ability to withstand all hazards depends on the security and resilience of the Nation’s physical and cyber infrastructure, which is increasingly challenged by: Population growth, which is predicted to increase by nearly 40 percent by 2050;[1] Aging and […]

A Socio-Technical Approach to Critical Infrastructure Resilience

Posted: November 23, 2015 at 3:37 pm

Susan Spierre Clark and Thomas P. Seager School of Sustainable Engineering and the Built Environment, Arizona State University Whereas risk assessment is useful for mitigating and planning for events that we expect to occur, resilience is required to deal with low probability and often high consequence events that can be unpredictable due to the complex […]

From Our Partners – A Philosophy for Designing 22nd-Century Infrastructure

Posted: October 27, 2015 at 11:00 am, Last Updated: October 29, 2015 at 9:44 am

Steven D. Hart, Ph.D., P.E. For the past 30 years as an engineering student, practitioner, and educator I have been intimately involved with design philosophies and approaches.  With my focus on infrastructure issues over the past eight years, I have come to the conclusion that our current design philosophies and approaches do not serve us […]

From Our Partners – Resilience: Managing the Risk of Natural Disaster

Posted: August 28, 2015 at 2:58 pm

David Vaughn – President of Integrated Resilience, LLC Jeff Plumblee – Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Clemson University Resilience is an area of growing concern due to climate change, population growth and migration, and a constantly growing dependency and interconnectivity of infrastructure.  Over the years the need to comprehensively address all aspects along the resilience continuum […]