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Schreyer tests Live Oak wood for Smithsonian Channel’s show (May 22nd, 2013)

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As part of a documentary on the background behind Peter Weir’s maritime masterpiece, “Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World.”, Alexander Schreyer (Lecturer and Assistant Program Director in BCT) conducted several tests on Live Oak, a wood species that gave the USS Constitution the nickname “Old Ironsides”. In these tests, which were filmed by […]

Clouston appointed to Editorial Board of ASCE Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering (May 20th, 2013)

The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) has added Peggi Clouston as Associate Editor of their prestigious peer-reviewed Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering.

Clouston working with Lamboo Inc. to advance structural use of laminated bamboo (Jan 31st, 2013)

Peggi Clouston is working together with Lamboo Inc. to determine key information to advance the design of laminated bamboo connections. Read more…

Peggi Clouston to speak at MIT conference (Feb 9th, 2012)

Presenting her recent research developments on wood-concrete composites and computational modeling, Peggi Clouston will be part of an international roster of renowned scientists and engineers speaking at MIT’s Spring Conference on Wood in the 21st Century: Design and Preservation of Contemporary and Historic Architecture. See the list of topics and speaker line-up for the intensive […]