Valley dams have engineers brimming with confidence
The crisis at the Oroville Dam and its spillways has some people in the Valley a little scared about dangers at our dams.
What is Engineering?
Engineering explained - from mobile phones to the Burj Khalifa (the world's tallest building), computer games and toothpaste to the Sydney Harbour Bridge and...
This is What a Massive 500 Gallon Propane Tank Explosion Looks Like
If there's one thing that you want to avoid with anything that's propane powered from your grill to your heater, It would most obviously be a situation that would put the propane tank in danger of building up enough pressure to explode and send shrapnel flying everywhere. While these tanks are fitted with safety...
4 reasons you should absolutely keep an eye on Computer Vision
Computer Vision is a way for a machines to recognize, understand and interact with a picture, 3D objects, or videos. Here are 4 cool applications of CV.
Will UAS Mapping Impact the LiDAR Market?
With the latest FAA relaxation on UAS flight regulations (FAA Part 107), the mapping industry are taking a serious look at practicality and usefulness of Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) in complementing or completely replacing some current mapping approaches. These relaxed rules have occurred in concert with noticeable advances in image processing algorithms, implemented in low... Read More
Top 3 Reasons Bleach Is Not Recommended For Mold Removal
Should Bleach Be Used To Kill Mold? “Killing mold, but leaving the residue in place, is not acceptable. Since many health impacts can be triggered by exposure to both live and dead mold spore…
What Is Environmental Engineering Anyway?
Ever since humanity first decided to stop wandering through the wilderness in order to create a more permanent, stationary civilization we have engineered the land to suit our needs. From the construction of aqueducts and canals to the building of bridges, we have manipulated the world around us in order to provide the communities we …
How Can Engineers and Architects Impact Climate Change?
It keeps getting hotter and many people are unsure why. Global warming is in full effect; here's how engineers and architects can impact the climate change.
Dixon’s Wastewater Treatment Facility Earns Envision Silver Award from Institute for Sustainable...
Design with community in mind.
2017 Rising Stars
Civil+Structural Engineer recognizes exceptional professionals 40 years old or younger.