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Athanasopoulos-Zekkos’ project is titled, “Promoting a Fundamental Understanding of Post-Liquefaction Response and Deformations: A Next-Generation Analytical and Experimental Methodology.”
Jeffers project is titled “Traveling Fires – Do they Really Matter.”
Menassa’s project is titled, “Multi-Level Occupancy Intervention, Simulation and Education for Energy Reduction in Existing Buildings.”
Wigginton’s project is titled, “Wastewater Treatment as a Conduit and Control of Emerging Respiratory Viruses in the Environment.”