• Remote sensing research improves hurricane response

    Researchers with the FAMU-FSU College of Engineering’s Resilient Infrastructure and Disaster Response (RIDER) Center are investigating better ways to predict where road-clogging debris will be most severe after tropical cyclones.

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  • RIDER Researcher Dr. Dulebenets Uses AI to Improve Disaster Response in a New DoD Study

    For a new U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) study, researchers at the FAMU-FSU College of Engineering hope to streamline disaster responses using artificial intelligence technology. The novel method can save lives and help with efficiency, using an AI-based solution algorithm.

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  • The garbage man: RIDER Professor develops methods to reduce greenhouse gas emissions from landfills

    As executive director of the RIDER Center and a professor of civil and environmental engineering at the FAMU-FSU College of Engineering, he researches how to cut down the amount of methane from landfills and other sources.

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  • FAMU-FSU engineers tackle climate resilience with research | Sustainable Tallahassee

    The jointly operated FAMU-FSU College of Engineering is home to the Center for Resilient Infrastructure and Disaster Response (RIDER), a research center focused on helping vulnerable people withstand and recover from increasingly extreme natural and manmade threats.

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  • FSU researchers earn NSF grant to transform libraries into ‘Rural Resiliency Hubs’

    Through a grant from the National Science Foundation, a multidisciplinary team of FSU researchers will collaborate with public librarians and community members in Calhoun County, Florida, to establish rural public libraries as Resiliency Hubs.

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  • Dr. Maxim Dulebenets Leads the way on Autonomous Trains

    “We think that trains are going to reach full autonomy faster than vehicles,” says Maxim A. Dulebenets (WSJ, 2021)

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  • RIDER postdoc selected for 4TU Resilience Engineering Fellowship

    Onur Alisan, Ph.D., a postdoctoral research associate at the Resilient Infrastructure and Disaster Response Center (RIDER) has received an esteemed fellowship award from the 4TU Center for Resilience Engineering.

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  • Combining engineering and social work to increase disaster resiliency in diverse populations

    Multidisciplinary researchers get National Science Foundation grant for concurring pandemic and hurricane shelter study

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  • National Academies Selects the FAMU-FSU College of Engineering for The Gulf Scholars Program

    The National Academies’ Gulf Research Program (GRP) today announced the launch of the Gulf Scholars Program (GSP), a five-year, $12.7 million pilot program that prepares undergraduate students to address the most pressing environmental, health, energy, and infrastructure challenges in the Gulf of Me