Posts Tagged ‘Resilience’

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 […]