Center for Hazard Mitigation and Community Resilience is established to respond to the increasing disasters due to climate change.
We envision a world that humans will still live in harmony with nature under extreme weather due to climate change by involving all stakeholders to work together, while keeping an eye on the “north star” of Missouri S&T.
Through transdisciplinary research and education, we are dedicated to mitigating the harm from hazards and building resilient civil infrastructure (e.g., buildings, bridges, roads, railways, and electric power transmission lines) and social infrastructure (e.g., extreme weather warning communication, risk awareness and funding for community resilience). Hazards include, but not limit to, extreme winds and storms (e.g. tornadoes, hurricanes, storm surge and downbursts), floods, earthquakes, extreme heat, wild fire, and man-made hazards. We will fulfill this mission through:
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