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Monthly Archives: October 2011


Hand Pump -Driven, Membrane-Based Water Treatment Unit Designed for Emergency Potable Water Supply

C Visvanathan October 24, 2011

Description of Case In 2009, there were 27 million displaced people due to military conflicts alone. Cyclone Nargis in Myanmar (2009), the floods in Pakistan (2010), and the 2011 earthquake and tsunami in Japan highlight the number of devastating disasters occurring around the world in the recent past. Apart from deaths, the number of displaced… Continue Reading »


From Classroom to Career: Part 2

Carmen Petro October 20, 2011

What Industry Vets Have to Say About their New Hires! In Part 1 of “From Classroom to Career,” I wrote about the lack of corporate mentoring programs as a major factor in the knowledge gap between young engineers and industry vets. This time around, I reached out to veteran engineers to ask their perspective on… Continue Reading »

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