Call for Abstract: Smart Materials and Surfaces (SMS) Bangkok 2014

SETCOR International Conference on Smart Materials and Surfaces invites researchers and engineers from academia and related industries to present their research results and activities that address scientific and industrial developments in the field of Intelligent Materials in science and engineering.   Interested practitioners and researchers are invited to submit abstracts of their relevant work for oral presentations…

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Disaster Risk Reduction efforts in the Caribbean Region: Handbook for the Assessment of Landslide and Flood Hazards and Risks to Support Development Processes

The University of Twente, Faculty of Geo-Information Science and Earth Observation (ITC), Netherlands, with its associate partner, the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT) was selected by the World Bank to develop a handbook for the Caribbean Risk Information Programme (CRIP) to support the integration of Disaster Risk Management (DRM) Strategies in critical sectors.   The…

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Wind tunnel studies to improve wind response of a high-rise building in Cebu, Philippines

Conducting wind tunnel studies assist architects and engineers to analyze and verify the reliability of structural performance while also achieving cost effectiveness.   In February 2014, Sy^2+Associates, Inc. engaged the services of AIT Consulting (AITC), to carry out wind tunnel testing for a high-rise residential condominium, 128 Nivel Hills, located in Cebu, Philippines.   The…

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