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Assistant Professor Dimitrios Zekkos Recipient of Thomas A. Middlebrooks Award

Assistant Professor Dimitrios Zekkos is the recipient of the ASCE 2010 Thomas A. Middlebrooks Award.| Short Read

Zekkos received this award for the paper published in the June 2009 issue of the ASCE Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Journal titled, “Shear Strength of Municipal Solid Waste”. The paper is authored by Jonathan D. Bray, Dimitrios Zekkos, Edward Kavazanjian Jr. George A. Athanasopoulos and Michael Riemer. The award is bestowed upon the authors of a paper worthy of special commendation for its merit as a contribution to geotechnical engineering. For more information on Professor Zekkos’ research please visit:

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The 3D printed block M model made by Scott and Burns team. Photo: Evan Dougherty

3D printing 100 times faster with light

The new method also results in a stronger print than typical layered models. | Short Read