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Monthly Archives: October 2011

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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 »

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Monday Link Review

Amanda Moreno October 24, 2011

Rise and shine, Knovel lovers, you’ve got a beautiful week of scientific marvels ahead. Don’t believe me? Just check out the weird encounters that hit the headlines just a few days ago. Here’s Last Week’s 5 Strangest Links: 5. Birth of a Planet! Scientists spy a newbie planet, LkCa 15 b. 4. Wise Worms.  Long-lived… Continue Reading »

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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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