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ITI's Field Notes: Spring, 2012

ITI Chief Research Engineer Dan Marron and student intern Abby Christman set up electronics for the Metro North Rail installation. Story below.

Feature Articles:

ITI Researchers Work with Metro North Railroad to Monitor the Condition
of a Century-old Bridge

April, 2012

ITI Research project with chicago transit authority Featured
on the Big 10 Network

April, 2012

Advances in Bridge Monitoring Against Scour
April, 2012

Design and Application of High-Volume Fly Ash Self-Consolidating Concrete with the Incorporation of Nanoparticles
April, 2012

The underside of the Trancas Creek Bridge.

Fiber Optic Based Sensors for Structural Health Monitoring of Infrastucture
April, 2012

ITI 2011 Summer Camp Teaches High Schoolers about Infrastructure
July 2011


Recent Press:

• ITI Director Joseph Schofer co-authored an opinion piece on the U.S. Senate’s $109 billion highway finance package.

• Roberto Sarmiento, ITI PI and head of the Northwestern University Transportation Library, was elected a Fellow of the Special Libraries Association (SLA).

• ITI Researchers were featured in Engineering News Record Midwest for their recent work on the Chicago Transit Authority Devon-Sheridan Overpass bridge, in January, 2011.

• Bruce Kaskel, Principal at Wiss, Janney, Elstner was interviewed on the topic of "Challenging Inspections" byITI Director Joseph Schofer on his monthly podcast show.

 View video created by Northwestern's Robert R. McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science from July, 2011 of high schoolers at ITI's Summer Infrastructure Camp.