Tools To Help Cities Rebound When Disaster Make Roads Impassable

When an earthquake or a major storm strikes, roads can become littered with debris, which makes rescue and relief operations that much more difficult.

Ozlem Ergun, a professor of mechanical and industrial engineering at Northeastern University has developed a decision support tool that has shown in simulated models how roads can be reopened faster after a disaster.

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