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Interview with Professor Richard Woods featured in Geostrata magazine

In an interview appearing in the July/August issue of Geostrata, Professor Emeritus Richard Woods recounts some of the highlights of his nearly 50-year career in geotechnical engineering.| Short Read
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IMAGE:  Xunchang Fei, Richard Woods and Athena Gkrizi

He discusses some of his memorable engineering projects,including complications that occurred during the construction of the Tarbela Dam (the world’s largest earth-filled dam) in Pakistan and the construction of nuclear power plants in Brazil.

Woods’ interview was conducted by CEE doctoral student Athena Gkrizi and postdoctoral research fellow Xunchang Fei.

PDF of the article is available courtesy of Geostrata.

Xunchang Fei, Richard Woods and Athena Gkrizi
A render of PSP approaching the sun

Solving the sun’s super-heating mystery with Parker Solar Probe

Probe will go where no spacecraft has gone and measure a process never directly observed before. | Medium Read