Engineers As Modern-Day Heroes

The increased dependence of organizations on data and technology has catapulted engineers into obtaining a newfound status as heroes in these modern times due to their wide range of technical capabilities. 
However, one question remains: “How does an engineer play a pivotal role in giving back to the pandemic-laden community, especially during this digital age?”
Communities nowadays will require welfare prioritization from a sustainability point of view, and it’s no surprise that engineers will …

Implementing a Human-Centric Transit Design

With the ongoing pandemic today, expect passenger numbers to stay low since commuters remain grounded in their movement from one place to another. Based on these recent trends, another solution must focus this time on improved passenger experience: human-centric design.
Human-centric public transit design refers to a brand new approach, with an emphasis on formulating solid and efficient solutions that provide commuters and operators with a mutual benefit, therefore promoting a sustainable community. In other words, the end-user is at the core of this “…

PFAS-Related Risk Management Trends

Soil may sometimes contain poly-fluoroalkyl substances or PFAS, among other contaminants, and in most cases, an infrastructure project construction demands substantial earthworks involving soil movement and management. Emerging compounds – especially PFAS – could have potentially unwanted regulatory implications for such a project and many others.
Unexpectedly, some risk management trends have emerged recently, highlighting how project and property owners can mitigate risks associated with PFAS. Here are a few.