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- January 14, 2021
Stanford researchers find installing piped water near homes promotes gender equality and improves well-being in rural Zambia
- New Stanford research finds installing piped water in rural Zambian homes frees up time in the daily lives of women and girls, promoting economic growth and food security.
- Faculty, Infrastructure, Water
- December 08, 2020
CEE Graduate Student receives ACM BuildSys/SenSys Joint PhD Forum Best Presentation Runner-Up Award
- PhD student Jingxiao Liu wins award based on his PhD project on indirect bridge health monitoring using drive-by vehicles, supported by Leavell fellowship
- Students, Awards, Cities
- July 15, 2020
A water expert discusses a dramatic shift in federal oversight
- Federal regulators have moved to delay assessment and action on chemicals that could contaminate drinking water. Richard Luthy explains the ramifications.
- Water, Faculty, Infrastructure
- June 08, 2020
Stanford researchers design a more efficient and affordable desalination process
- A new device capable of turning desalination waste into commercially valuable chemicals could make the process cheaper and more environmentally friendly.
- Water, Infrastructure, Faculty
- June 02, 2020
How do we measure the economic fallout from earthquakes?
- A new study looks beyond deaths and property damages to show how a region’s poorest residents would have the greatest difficulty recovering from a disaster.
- Faculty, Infrastructure, Cities
- May 11, 2020
Less water could sustain more Californians if we make every drop count
- As climate change and population growth make drinking water costlier, here are six strategies to quench the state’s thirst without busting its budget.
- In the News, Water, Infrastructure
- April 27, 2020
New approach to managing risk of earthquakes triggered by fracking
- Earthquakes caused by hydraulic fracturing can damage property and endanger lives. Stanford researchers have developed guidelines to slow fracking operations based on local risks.
- In the News, Faculty, Infrastructure
- April 20, 2020
A more holistic way to measure the economic fallout from earthquakes
- A new study describes the first way to estimate the greater financial fallout that the earthquake would have, especially on the poor.
- In the News, Infrastructure, Cities
- January 08, 2020
A study shows how the humble mealworm can help solve some big problems
- “This is definitely not what we expected to see,” said one of the researchers.
- Infrastructure, In the News, Staff
- December 09, 2019
Are the buildings you live and work in making you feel stressed?
- Researchers point the way to buildings that aim to improve human well-being.
- Public Health, Cities, Infrastructure
- October 29, 2019
Q&A: How do we develop new sources of usable water?
- An ambitious research project looks to develop affordable devices to recycle most of the water we currently throw away.
- Water, Infrastructure, Faculty
- September 27, 2019
Lynn Hildemann: What’s lurking inside our homes and offices?
- An expert on air quality talks about the hidden dangers of indoor pollutants and offers tips to reduce our exposure.
- Faculty, Public Health, Infrastructure
- July 19, 2019
Q&A: How do we design buildings that enable occupants to thrive?
- Architectural and digital innovations could help make the indoor spaces we spend so much time in healthier places to be.
- Infrastructure, Cities, Public Health
- July 15, 2019
James Landay: What’s next in human-computer interaction?
- With a user-centered mindset, engineers are exploring new ways to develop technology that more effectively serves people’s needs.
- Faculty, Infrastructure, Public Health
- July 05, 2019
Tiny tweak could steer wind power in the right direction
- On a working wind farm, researchers show that angling turbines slightly away from the wind can boost overall energy produced and even out the otherwise variable supply.
- Energy, Infrastructure, Cities