These Civil Engineering students are collaborating with professionals 120 feet off the ground, measuring the load capacity of a bridge that connects Minnesota to Wisconsin.
First– a plan. Where should the sensors go? Crunching the data, connecting the dots, and then taking to the sky.
Their work takes an understanding of how bridges are behaving, and, “They can use what they’ve learned here for the rest of their lives,” says Professor Ben Dymond.
It’s an interstate effort that increases capacity for learning while making sure their community stays safe.
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