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Climate Change And Hurricane Preparedness; Highlight of Professor Wright’s research

CEE Professor Steven Wright's video explains how risk assessment approach looks backward. | Short Read

Arthur F. Thurnau Professor Steven Wright, who studies coastal hydraulics, explains how our risk assessment approach looks backward, rather than ahead. Terms like “100-year-flood” and the protection approach that goes with them might need to be reevaluated in a warming world where researchers predict more extreme weather events.

More info and a video can be found here

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    James Wight

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