IBM recently awarded a Smarter Cities Challenge Grant to the city of Tucson, Arizona, and Tucson Water, which will work on technology with the University of Arizona’s (UA) College of Engineering to improve water reliability. Tucson was selected for its proposal to merge two technology improvements designed to increase water reliability. One will allow customers to better monitor water use, and the other will help Tucson Water operate more efficiently.
Astronomers, physicists, and scientists from related fields across the world convened in Tucson, Arizona on Jan. 18, 2012, to discuss an endeavor that only a few years ago would have been regarded as nothing less than outrageous.
A University of Arizona (UA) engineering professor may have a solution to a U.S. infrastructure problem that’s growing deadlier each year. The National Gas Technology Institute (GTI) recently published a test report approving a new technology called PipeMedic, which uses carbon and glass laminates to repair and replace failing gas pipelines.