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Design of Resilient, Engineered, Autonomous, and Multifunctional (DREAM) structures

Soto Structures Research Lab, University of Kentucky

Multiple natural hazards pose a significant threat to critical infrastructure in many parts of the world that directly affect people's lives. The protection of the built environment from natural hazards is a critical and complex issue facing civil engineers.

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"Established engineering principles coupled with new technology has already changed what we can discover about the world around us and how we can make it better. By engaging with ASCE Engineering Mechanics Institute I have the opportunity learn about, present and discuss the developments that will build the future of our profession and the world around us."

Elisabeth Malsch, Ph.D., P.E., M.ASCE
EMI Board Member

"The Engineering Mechanics Institute has provided the entire Mechanics community with a tremendous platform for sharing and disseminating knowledge and networking with peers, to advance the field into areas of future challenges. I feel privileged to be associated with EMI as a participating member, and a past-member of the Board of Governors. It has truly enriched my academic and professional experience."

Dr. Somnath Ghosh, Ph.D., F.EMI, M.ASCE
Past EMI Board Member
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"As a devoted EMI member for well over a decade, I have always been impressed by the depth and breadth of technical activities seen at EMI conferences. What’s more, EMI committees are teemed with young researchers and practitioners, providing the most energetic environment to exchange new ideas."

Yang Wang, Ph.D., A.M.ASCE
EMI Technical Committee Chair

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