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Thursday, August 26, 2021

LTU engineering prof wins early career award to study preventing electrical accidents

Ahmed Al-Bayati, assistant professor of civil and architectural engineering at Lawrence Technological University, has been named a winner of the Thomas Glavinich ELECTRI International 2021 Early Career Award.
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Monday, August 9, 2021

LTU, MDOT call carbon fiber bridge test a smashing success

Lawrence Technological University and the Michigan Department of Transportation conducted a breakthrough test Monday in their efforts to build longer-lasting bridges with carbon fiber strands instead of steel for reinforcement.
Monday, August 2, 2021

Aug. 9 event at LTU to highlight Michigan's leadership in advanced bridge infrastructure

Bridges that are more durable, with up to a 100-year service life, will be the focus of a visit by federal, state and local officials to Lawrence Technological University’s Center for Innovative Materials Research (CIMR) on Monday, Aug. 9.
Monday, July 19, 2021

Lawrence Tech to host weeklong seminar on limiting underground utility damage

Inadvertent damage to underground utilities—buried gas, water, sewer, and electric lines—is a $30-billion-a-year problem in the United States Soon, a weeklong workshop hosted by Lawrence Technological University will explore how to solve the problem and cut that price tag.
Thursday, October 29, 2020

LTU professor works to limit underground utility damage

Research from Ahmed Al-Bayati, assistant professor of civil and architectural engineering, was cited in the 2019 Damage Information Reporting Tool (DIRT) report, issued in October by the Common Ground Alliance, a nonprofit founded in 2000 to prevent damage to underground infrastructure.
Thursday, October 15, 2020

LTU prof gets grant to train small construction firms on COVID safety

Lawrence Technological University is offering free COVID-19 safety training to construction firms with fewer than 100 employees under a grant from the Michigan Occupational Safety and Health Administration.


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