Structural Engineering News

Dan Dolan receives Fulbright scholar grant

J. Daniel Dolan has received a Fulbright Scholar grant for 2018-19 to study and develop a new prescriptive building code for the Chilean government.  Read more…

PACCAR Environmental Technology Building dedicated

Building tours, a reception, and music from the WSU Cougar Marching Band were part of the dedication of the new PACCAR Environmental Technology Building at Washington State University on Thursday, […]

WSU’s Paccar building houses 5 R&D labs

Wood-framed skyscrapers, resistant to fire and earthquakes and made from locally harvested wood, may someday dot the skylines of North American cities. A new building at Washington State University, opening […]

Creating Jobs Through Sustainable Building Technologies

Buildings stand among the nation’s leading producers of greenhouse gases. To blame is the energy used to operate them and the carbon-heavy materials required to construct them. With populations increasingly […]

Is your deck designed to handle a crowd?

Outdoor decks are a great way to extend living and entertaining spaces, but they can also be the most dangerous part of a building if not properly designed, constructed, and […]

Yadama receives NSF CAREER award

Dr. Vikram Yadama received a CAREER award from the National Science Foundation for his proposal “Development of high-performance lignocellulosic composites for building envelopes: Authentic learning about sustainable materials through a […]

Engineers in Chile to observe, measure, improve

Dan Dolan, civil engineering professor, and Gonzalo Montalva, a graduate student, were part of several research teams that went to Chile to assess the damage from the 8.8 magnitude earthquake […]

Making Decks Safer

Most of us don’t lie awake at night worrying about our decks. But we should. The deck is the most dangerous part of the house, says Don Bender, director of […]
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