New Tech Uses Electricity to Track Water, ID Potential Problems in Concrete

Researchers from North Carolina State University and the University of Eastern Finland have developed a new technique for tracking water in concrete structures – allowing engineers to identify potential issues before they become big problems. “When we think about construction… Continue Reading


Infrastructure Monitoring Market Worth 2.47 Billion USD by 2020 


According to a new market research report “Infrastructure Monitoring Market by Technology (Wired and Wireless), Components, Application (Damage Detection and Others), End-User (Civil, Aerospace, Defense, Energy, Mining, and Others), and Geography – Global Trends & Forecast to 2020″, published by MarketsandMarkets, the… Continue Reading


ORNL demonstrates first large-scale graphene composite fabrication

One of the barriers to using graphene at a commercial scale could be overcome using a method demonstrated by researchers at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Graphene, a material stronger and stiffer than carbon fiber, has enormous… Continue Reading