February is earthquake awareness month. Given their unpredictable nature it is important to understand how and where they happen, and how to prepare for a seismic event.
Smart Cities are the vision of the the future. With 60 percent of the world’s population projected to be living in cities by 2050, the need for advanced infrastructure is critical.
The Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues to spread with over 45,000 confirmed cases and 1,100 recorded deaths.
Experts weigh in on science and technology why the United States is falling behind in S&T and what needs to be done to restore the country’s status as a leader in technology innovation.
LinkedIn partnered with The National Cyber Security Alliance to host Data Privacy Day 2020: A Vision for the Future, a series of panels celebrating data privacy.
Utilities presented the U.S House of Representatives energy and climate change committees with findings on wildfire prevention.
The U.S Chamber of Commerce Foundation and the Center for Disease Control (CDC) hosted a webinar on Monday, January 27, 2020 educating business leaders on the Novel Coronavirus and the action they can take to keep their workplaces and communities safe.
This IEM blog is a summary of the U.S. House of Representatives Committee on Homeland Security’s Emergency Preparedness Response and Recovery Subcommittee Hearing on “UNDERSTANDING THE IMPORTANCE OF DHS PREPAREDNESS GRANTS: PERSPECTIVES FROM THE FIELD” that took place on Thursday, January 9, 2020. The Emergency Preparedness Response Subcommittee of the House’s Committee on Homeland Security […]
IEM Spotlight: Jailene Rivera Training Specialist IEM Puerto Rico Where did you grow up? If not on Puerto Rico, when did you move to PR? I grew up in “La ciudad del Gigante Dormido,” a small town in the center of the Island called Adjuntas. What do you do for “IEM Puerto Rico”? I am […]
IEM Spotlight: Carlos J. Ruiz Acevedo, PE Operations Manager IEM Puerto Rico Where did you grow up in Puerto Rico? I grew up in Aguada, PR on the west side of the island. How were you and your family impacted by the 2017 Hurricanes? All Puerto Rico residents were impacted in one way or the […]