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Tuomo Kärnä

Tuomo Kärnä  is the chief research scientist at VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland. He specializes in the fields of dynamic environmental actions and mitigation of structural vibrations. Kärnä has designed more than 30 dampers that are successfully working in high-rise masts and chimneys. He has also worked as a coordinator of domestic and international […]

Joachim Schwarz

Dr. Joachim Schwarz was awarded the POAC Founders Lifetime Achievement Award at the POAC 2011 conference in Montreal, Canada. 1962 – Graduation as Dipl.-Ing. in Civil Engineering – Technical University Hannover 1970 – Dr.-Ing. on “Ice Forces on Piles” 1971 to 1974 – a Visiting Research Scientist and Adjunct Professor at the Iowa Institute of Hydraulic […]

Arctic scientist’s suspension from job questioned

Charles Monnet, a wildlife researcher with the U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement, (BOEMRE), is "suspended from his job for mysterious reasons" on July 18. He received his official letter on August 1st asking Monnet to meet government investigators on August 9. Guardian reports that he will be asked about his compliance […]