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Decades in the making

Alcosan is preparing to deal with one of Pittsburgh's most intractable problems — massive stormwater runoff — and deliver cleaner water and rivers. But the tight time frame and scope of work is also a challenge.
28
Jul
2022
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New Research Reveals the First Atomic-Level Visualization of Friction

A new study led by the University of Pittsburgh reveals the atomic-scale friction of a single tungsten asperity, or rougher edge, in real-time, using electron microscopy for the first time to demonstrate atomic motion. The research, conducted by two Swanson School of Engineering groups, was just published in the journal Nature Nanotechnology.
26
Jul
2022
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New testing facility to accelerate advanced nuclear technologies

The University of Pittsburgh is developing a pool-type materials testing facility to accelerate advanced nuclear technologies.
26
Jul
2022
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Engineering programs tackling crucial infrastructure issues

Two Swanson School of Engineering programs that aim to foster University research on such transportation projects as the soundness of bridges, road safety and landslide prevention are now under the direction of Pennsylvania Department of Transportation veteran Joseph J. Szczur.
22
Jul
2022
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