NIST Center of Excellence for Community Disaster Resilience at Colorado State University

By Daniele Tavani Friday, May 1, 2015 0 No tags Permalink 0

Today is the kickoff meeting of this super exciting project I am part of with the Economics team. Over the next 5 years, we’ll be developing an integrated modeling platform to assess the physical, social, and economic impact of disasters on communities, and evaluate the effects of alternative policy scenarios.

It is a huge enterprise, involving engineers, social scientists, computer scientists, and economists, funded by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). Here’s the press release:

http://www.nist.gov/el/building_materials/resilience/research-center-help-communities-increase-resilience-to-disaster.cfm

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