Tag Archives: Infrastructure

Academic Article Alert: Well-endowed rating systems


Unfortunately for me, Tripp Shealy graduated with his Ph.D. yesterday1. To relax this summer, he’s taking an intensive course on programming for big-data analytics. Then he’s off to Virginia Tech for a civil engineering faculty position, where I have no doubt he will continue his influential teaching and research (and kayaking – that’s Tripp in the picture). Recently, one of the first papers from Tripp’s Read More →

Sustainability in the built environment (reading list)

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Academics talk about having areas of “expertise,” which sounds like bragging until you get used to it. I’m trying to stick with “specialty” instead because if there’s one thing I learn the more I learn, it’s that I’m far from an expert in anything. Anyway, the closest thing I have to expertise a specialty is sustainability in the built environment. Here is my top 10 list Read More →