Cyberinfrastructure: Technologies for improved built environment

04/4/2012 | Engineering News-Record

Interactive digital databases that allow users to upload and share information related to structural failures is helping enhance the built environment. Programs such as NEEShub, Purdue University's HUBzero Platform for Scientific Collaboration, is a shared network that deals with earthquake-related subjects. "We are on the brink of [an information] revolution," engineer and Purdue University associate professor Santiago Pujol said during the 2012 Structures Congress organized by the Structural Engineering Institute of the ASCE.

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