Civil and Structural PEs Search for Solutions
It's not often David Prevatt, P.E., gets up close and personal with a tornado. The University of Florida assistant professor of engineering wasn't present for any of the devastating twisters that made this year's season the deadliest since 1950.
Wed May 08, 2013
Joplin unveils eco-friendly construction systems
A design plan that incorporates a number of energy-wise and storm-resistant construction systems could put Joplin in the forefront of environmentally sound disaster rebuilding.
Sun May 05, 2013
Hays Daily News
Students living out Ruda's legacy
Instructors of students who won the top awards at Friday's Western Kansas Technology Education Fair at Fort Hays State University are former students of Fred Ruda.
Fri May 03, 2013
After Devastating Tornado, Kansas Town Rebuilds Green
At 9:50 p.m. on May 4, 2007, a 1.7 mile-wide F5 tornado perfectly aligned with the 1.7 mile-wide town of Greensburg, Kan.
Tue Apr 30, 2013
Globe and Mail
Saudi embraces U.S. oil boom even as kingdom's output steadies
Ali al-Naimi, Saudi Arabia's oil minister, said in a Washington speech that U.S. crude output, which has jumped to the highest level in about 20 years, will increase stability in global oil markets.
Fri Apr 26, 2013
Detroit Free Press
Oil slips to $93 a barrel ahead of U.S. growth data
In this Tuesday, March 6, 2012, file photo taken with a long time exposure, a pumping unit sucks oil from the ground near Greensburg, Kan.