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Civil Infrastructure Systems Research: Government Perspective.



Richard N. Wright


The U.S. federal agencies' strategy for research, development and deployment in support of the industries of construction has been developed with these industries by the Subcommittee on Construction and Building of the National Science and Technology Council's Committee on Technological Innovation. The vision is a competitive U.S. industry producing high quality, economical, sustainable and hazard resistant constructed facilities. Goals have been established for better constructed facilities and improved health and safety of construction workers. Numerous cooperative activities addressing the goals are underway.
Proceedings Title
U.S./Japan Joint Seminar on Civil Infrastructure Systems Research. Proceedings
Conference Dates
August 28-30, 1997
Conference Location
Honolulu, HI
Conference Title
Multidisciplinary Center for Earthquake Engineeing Research


building construction, construction


Wright, R. (1997), Civil Infrastructure Systems Research: Government Perspective., U.S./Japan Joint Seminar on Civil Infrastructure Systems Research. Proceedings, Honolulu, HI, [online], (Accessed April 16, 2024)
Created August 28, 1997, Updated February 17, 2017