Tag: network for engineering with nature

  • Researcher feature: Charles Van Rees

    Researcher feature: Charles Van Rees

    IRIS researcher Charles Van Rees was recently featured in an article by the Odum School of Ecology. In the article, he speaks specifically to the power of interdisciplinary research: “We sit there and try to communicate across huge differences in expertise, professional culture and vocabulary, and then we write cool interdisciplinary papers that bring all […]

  • What is infrastructure?

    What is infrastructure?

    When most of us think about infrastructure, we envision the bridges, roads and network of pipes that help our communities run. However, there are all kinds of natural systems that provide support to our society, including the forests that help purify our drinking water and absorb run off to prevent flooding to the marshes that […]

  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and University of Georgia announce Network for Engineering With Nature partnership

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and University of Georgia announce Network for Engineering With Nature partnership

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) and University of Georgia (UGA) recently announced a partnership that connects the interdisciplinary expertise of UGA’s Institute for Resilient Infrastructure Systems (IRIS), with the vast on-the-ground experience of USACE’s Engineering With Nature® (EWN®) Initiative to form the Network for Engineering With Nature (N-EWN). Through this partnership and a […]