Engineering

Why building collapses are all too common in Lagos

The rising status of Lagos as an emerging megacity and a commercial nerve center in sub-Saharan Africa has come with a number of challenges. One of these is the safety of buildings.

Computer Sciences

Doubling the performance of visual recognition AI

Prof. Sunghoon Im, from the Department of Information & Communication Engineering, DGIST, developed an artificial intelligence(AI) neural network module that can separate and convert environmental information in the form ...

Engineering

World's first 3D-printed steel footbridge unveiled by robot

The bridge, which is over four years in the making and is led by Dutch company MX3D, will be a "living laboratory" in Amsterdam's city center. Using its vast network of installed sensors, Imperial College London researchers ...

Engineering

How fire causes office-building floors to collapse

Engineers and technicians at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) spent months meticulously recreating the long concrete floors supported by steel beams commonly found in high-rise office buildings, only ...

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