Carnegie Mellon Civil and Environmental Engineers Work To Develop Tools for Dam Safety Risk Assessments

 A team of Carnegie Mellon University civil and environmental engineering faculty and students is working with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to help assess the risk of dam failures nationwide…
Akinci along with James H. Garrett, Jr., the Thomas Lord Professor and dean of CMU’s College of Engineering are leading a research team that includes several professors who also are working on research in the IBM Smarter Infrastructure Lab – part of the Pennsylvania Smart Infrastructure Incubator – that supports the computational modeling and visualization aspects of this project. They include CEE Assistant Professor Mario Berges and CEE Assistant Research Professor Semiha Ergan.