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An article about a gathering of automotive manufacturers from Western New York held to discuss changes coming to the industry reports participants included Stephen Still, who serves as an advisor for the Institute for Sustainable Transportation and Logistics in UB’s School of Engineering and Applied Sciences.

The plant, called the Niagara Resource Recovery Facility, turns municipal solid waste into steam and electricity.

An article on Eos, a publication of the American Geophysical Union, about using airborne lidar, a pulsed laser light technology, to hasten rescues from compromised buildings interviews Chris Renschler, associate professor of geography and an investigator with MCEER.
A new research project, funded by the Australian Research Council (ARC), uses biologically inspired structural engineering. Specifically, the research team hopes to develop a lightweight composite system similar, in concept, to the armoring systems in turtle shells.
Last year, a UB assistant professor in the Department of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering, and two of her PhD students participated in two international bridge engineering events in 2017.
An article in Modern Steel Construction, a publication of the American Institute of Steel Construction, looks at research by Michel Bruneau, professor of civil, structural and environmental engineering, that uses a new composite assembly, a concrete-filled composite plate shear wall core system, in the construction of high-rise buildings.

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