Daring New Ideas for Infrastructure Repair

QuakeWrap’s story begins with its founder, Dr. Mo Ehsani, a former professor of civil engineering at the University of Arizona. He was inspired by two earthquakes in the California area: the 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake and the 1994 Northridge earthquake, which collectively claimed 120 lives and caused untold billions in damage. With an engineer’s professional…

Repair Damaged Piles With Form-A-Tube™

Form-A-Tube™ is the latest product developed by Prof. Mo Ehsani that can greatly simplify some of the tasks regularly encountered in the construction industry.  Unlike conventional forms that are made with cardboard and must be discarded in landfills after one use, Form-A-Tube™ is made from recycled products and can be used many times — making…

Energy infrastructure for the 21st Century

When experts discuss the state of the global energy landscape today, they are more likely to talk about America than the Middle East.  They may well discuss developments that have opened reserves here at home, practices that better protect communities and the environment, or fuel standards that improve conservation.  So why, we must ask, is...

PipeMedic Receives EPA SBIR Award

QuakeWrap's PipeMedic has recently been approved for funding for their Phase I SBIR proposal to the US Environmental Protection Agency. This is a huge accomplishment that will allow PipeMedic to really launch their proposal, this one specifically being centered around the repair of small-diameter pipes. The issue that arrises with these pipes is that man entry...