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Taflanidis Named Greek Diaspora Fellow

nwelding • Date: December 15, 2016

Associate Professor Alexandros A. Taflanidis, the Frank M. Freimann Collegiate Chair in Structural Engineering, has been named a 2017 Greek Diaspora Fellow.

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Researchers: Recycled Concrete's Time Has Come

nwelding • Date: November 11, 2016

Notre Dame engineering professor Yahya Kurama (left) and graduate student Michael Brandes look over a container of aggregate.

Producing concrete accounts for 5 percent of the world’s annual human-generated carbon dioxide emissions. In the United States, it and other demolished building materials take up nearly half of all landfill space. But there is a second life for concrete, one that doesn't sacrifice safety or the environment.

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