Coronavirus, COVID-19

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Business of Engineering March 25, 2020

Ask an expert on COVID-19: Michael Sheerin provides engineering guidance

Michael Sheerin shared expert advice to engineers and others involved in the technical aspects of engineering and designing building systems

By Michael Sheerin
Building construction continues across many cities. Courtesy: Katie Spain Narel, CFE Media and Technology
Business of Engineering March 23, 2020

Coronavirus’ impact on the A/E industry, March 23, 2020

Morrissey Goodale is providing A/E leaders with news on the coronavirus and its impact on the industry. Highlights this week include a list of shelter-in-place orders for cities and the coronavirus' impact on the AEC market so far.

By Morrissey Goodale
High-rise buildings. Courtesy: CFE Media
Business of Engineering March 23, 2020

Ask an expert on COVID-19: Managing the business of engineering with Sunondo Roy

Sunondo Roy provided expert advice to engineers and others involved in the business of engineering

By Sunondo Roy
Research March 21, 2020

Coronavirus Survey

Help us understand the effects the Coronavirus is having on your business by taking this short survey. We’ll release the results next week and you could win a $50 Amazon gift card for helping.

By CFE Media
DLR Group worked on the Pete Mirelez Human Services Center for Adams County in Westminster, Colo. The 315,000-square-foot building had been part of the Western Electric campus, now mostly demolished. The interior of the three-story building was gutted, a 5,000-square-foot lobby addition designed and all-new utilities and mechanical, electrical and plumbing systems were provided to serve the structure. New features include full kitchen, fitness area, data center and equipment rooms. Courtesy: DLR Group
Office Buildings March 20, 2020

Top 5 Consulting-Specifying Engineer articles: March 13-19, 2020

Read the best articles from the past week. Preventing the coronavirus with preparation, portable coronavirus detection, balancing power quality and energy efficiency, NFPA 101 and building egress, and improved energy efficiency for businesses and vehicles.

By Chris Vavra
Hospitals are on the first line of defense for COVID-19. Courtesy: CFE Media
HVAC March 20, 2020

Ask an expert on Coronavirus: Sunondo Roy shares engineering guidance

Sunondo Roy provided expert advice to engineers and others involved in the technical aspects of engineering and designing building systems

By Sunondo Roy
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Cybersecurity March 20, 2020

Remote security working in world of coronavirus

With a large influx of people working remotely due to COVID-19, cybersecurity is becoming a topic of concern for employers and their employees.

By Gregory Hale
Courtesy: CFE Media and Technology COVID-19 engineering impact survey, March 12-17
Research March 19, 2020

Poll results: Coronavirus, COVID-19 impact on engineers and industry

Coronavirus impact data was collected from March 12 to 17 from visitors to Control Engineering, Plant Engineering, Oil & Gas Engineering, and Consulting-Specifying Engineer websites. Half of respondents’ business have negative effects; half have supply chain problems. Results cover impact on business, company responses, travel, future outlook, government strategies and other topics.

By Mark T. Hoske
This scanning electron microscope image shows SARS-CoV-2 (yellow)—also known as 2019-nCoV, the virus that causes COVID-19—isolated from a patient, emerging from the surface of cells (blue/pink) cultured in the lab. Courtesy: NIAID-RML, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
Research March 18, 2020

Coronavirus diagnostic might be tested on patient samples soon

A variety of MIT research projects are being developed to aid efforts to detect and prevent the spread of coronavirus.

By Anne Trafton, Jennifer Chu, and David L. Chandler
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Hospitals March 18, 2020

How U.S. hospitals are designed to battle coronavirus, other infectious diseases

Hospitals are designed to control the spread of infectious diseases like COVID-19. A look at how they do this as well as some ideas health systems may want to consider as they prepare for the pandemic-related possibilities we face.

By CannonDesign