Shiling Pei, associate professor of civil and environmental engineering, will simulate a series of large earthquakes on a full-scale, 10-story mass timber building this spring – the world’s tallest full-scale building ever tested on an earthquake simulator, or shake table.
Jessica Smith, professor of engineering, design and society, has spent years getting to know engineers in the field, learning about how they thought about their work in the broader context of their community and the planet.
“As scientists, we need to lead the way for society to have a better understanding of how climate change is affecting our water resources," said Adrienne Marshall, assistant professor of geology and geological engineering at Mines.
Poly- and perfluoroalkyl substances — or PFAS — are a growing problem around the globe. Chris Higgins, professor of civil and environmental engineering explains how Mines is pioneering research in the fight against forever chemicals.