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Building future STEM leaders, one brick at a time

By Stephanie Liverani / July 5, 2016

The Pittsburgh Section of The American Ceramic Society was one of several engineering organizations that sponsored the Annual National Engineers Week Future City Competition, where students are charged with envisioning a future city through digital and desktop modeling.

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Could a bamboo fiber composite replace steel reinforcements in concrete?

By Jessica McMathis / August 22, 2014

Scientists at Singapore’s Future Cities Laboratory say bamboo, a natural—and unnaturally strong—wood, could serve as a concrete reinforcement replacement in places where steel isn’t so plentiful.

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