Interdisciplinary disaster research involving the College of Health Sciences and the College of Engineering will be supported by a nearly $400,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and the National Science Foundation (NSF). DSI Faculty Council member Jennifer Horney, professor and founding director of the Epidemiology Program, will work on research that aims to improve the ability of infrastructure and communities to withstand severe natural hazards.

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