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Pei contributing to Hurricane Irma rapid response research

A Colorado School of Mines professor is part of a team of structural engineers on the ground in Florida documenting the damage wrought by Hurricane Irma in hopes of better understanding the effect of natural disasters on the built environment.

Shiling Pei, assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering, spent a weekend in the Florida Keys in late September, collecting data on wind and wave surge damage to buildings…  Read more…