Sonny Astani Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Media Coverage

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Proximity to Clogged Highways Could Increase Risk of Alzheimer’s, Dementia

Feb 21, 2017

Constantinos Sioutas discusses his research on the effects of air pollution particles in the brain.

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Can Los Angeles Lower Its Own Temperature by Three Degrees?

Feb 14, 2017

George Ban-Weiss discusses his research in reflective high-tech material that could replace asphalt.

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Mayor Garcetti Aims to Make LA Three Degrees Cooler

Feb 14, 2017

George Ban-Weiss talks with KCRW host Madeleine Brand about lowering Los Angeles’ temperature.

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L.A.’s is too hot. These scientists are figuring out how to cool it down.

Feb 10, 2017

The LA Times profiles the work Ban-Weiss is doing with the Mayor’s office to address the heat-island effect in Los Angeles

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Don Zhang elected to NAE

Feb 08, 2017

Mork Family Department of Chemical Engineering / Sonny Astani Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering professor recognized for pioneering work in stochastic modeling of flow in porous media

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The Polluted Brain

Jan 24, 2017

Constantinos Sioutas and Arian Saffari research how pollution effects the brain.

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This 3D Printed Structure Shrinks When Heated, Expands When Cooled

Jan 03, 2017

Digital Trends mentioned research by Qiming Wang and colleagues, who created tiny, 3D-printed metamaterials that shrink rather than expand when exposed to heat.

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3-D-Printed Structures Shrink When Heated

Jan 03, 2017

Science Daily highlighted research by Qiming Wang on tiny structures that actually shrink, rather than expand, when heated.

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USC Viterbi Professor Roger Ghanem Named AAAS Fellow

Nov 21, 2016

Roger Ghanem, the Gordon S. Marshall Professor of Engineering Technology and professor of civil and environmental engineering, was recognized for outstanding contributions to practical, mathematical and computational aspects of uncertainty quantification.

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Clinton and Trump on Global Warming, Energy and the California Drought

Oct 24, 2016

Kelly Sanders was quoted on the feasibility of Donald Trump’s energy proposals.

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How a Short-lived Company Turned Thousands of LA Lawns into Gravel Dead Zones

Oct 24, 2016

Research by Pouya Vahmani and George Ban-Weiss on the effect drought-tolerant landscaping will have on Los Angeles’ overall temperature was mentioned.

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Kirsten Harper Smith Is Helping Build Downtown Los Angeles

Oct 04, 2016

Sony Astani Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Alumna featured for leading a large construction project.

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How Climate Change Mitigation and Energy Choices Affect Water

Sep 23, 2016

Civil Engineering Professor Kelly Sanders wrote an op-ed how the drought in California can and has affected energy production.

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Future House: 3-D Printed and Ready to Fly

Jul 22, 2016

3D printing techniques and contour crafting developed by Behrokh Khoshnevis were highlighted.