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UPR-Mayagüez students win regional engineering competition

April 15, 2016

The Department of Civil Engineering and Surveying at the University of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez (UPR-M), home school of Coastal Resilience Center of Excellence (CRC) project Principal Investigator Ismael Pagán-Trinidad and Co-Principal Investigator Ricardo López, recently took first prize in … Continued

April 28 webinar focuses on community resilience

March 29, 2016

The Center for Risk-Based Community Resilience Planning will hold a webinar on “Supporting Community Resilience” from 9 a.m. to noon in MDT (noon to 3 p.m. EST) on Thursday, April 28. The Colorado State University-based center, which merges the disciplines … Continued

Bill Anderson Fund seeks participation in Program Councils

March 8, 2016

The William Averette Anderson Fund (BAF), a nonprofit organization focused on increasing African-American and other minority representation in the fields of hazard and disaster mitigation, is seeking volunteer involvement in its Program Councils. Founded in honor of Bill Anderson, a former board member of the … Continued

Fugate: Whole community is needed in emergency management

February 26, 2016

The nation’s top emergency management official says that the ultimate goal of the public agency should be to lead the public toward a risk scenario that the private sector would underwrite, and to include the public more thoroughly in disaster … Continued

Berke to receive best paper award from JAPA

February 19, 2016

Dr. Phil Berke, a Principal Investigator (PI) for the Coastal Resilience Center of Excellence (CRC) and a professor at Texas A&M University, will be honored with his co-authors with an award for a paper assessing a “resilience scorecard” for communities. … Continued

Big Data Hub to aid in coastal modeling mission of CRC

January 11, 2016

A “Big Data” initiative focusing on the Southern United States could have big impacts for coastal resilience. The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Renaissance Computing Institute (RENCI) and the Georgia Institute of Technology will co-direct a national effort … Continued