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IRIS teams up with the Natural Infrastructure Initiative

The University of Georgia’s Institute for Resilient Infrastructure Systems (IRIS) has become the first academic organization to join the Natural Infrastructure Initiative (NII), a team of companies and organizations working together to promote the adoption of natural infrastructure…

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UGA College of Engineering graduate earns NSF fellowship

A University of Georgia College of Engineering alumna has received a National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship, a competitive national award that recognizes emerging scientists and engineers.Emma Brannon graduated from the UGA College of Engineering in 2018 with a bachelor…

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Building Bridges

America has a problem.Its infrastructure is overwhelmed, with much of it susceptible to natural disasters and even typical weather events. Sea-level rise and an increase in the number of extreme storms certainly aren’t helping matters. Couple that…

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In search of a cleaner, more efficient combustion engine

Emerging low-temperature combustion technology promises better fuel efficiency and less pollutionWhile diesel engines offer better fuel economy and stronger towing power than gasoline-powered engines, they also produce more polluting emissions. Now, a scientist in the University of Georgia…

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