Understanding Flood Communication & Education in Texas

Understanding Flood Communication & Education in Texas

Understanding Flood Communication & Education in Texas Project Description Think about it… Did you ever learn how to protect yourself against flooding when you were growing up?  Probably not, unless you grew up in a flood prone area.  However, flood prone areas in...
Travis County Community-Driven Wildfire Evacuation Drill

Travis County Community-Driven Wildfire Evacuation Drill

Travis County Community-Driven Wildfire Evacuation Drill Project Description Natural disasters are increasing, and communities prone to wildfires need to better understand how to prepare and evacuate before disaster strikes.  Preparedness is an important issue because...
Building Community Resilience with Human-AI Teaming

Building Community Resilience with Human-AI Teaming

Building Community Resilience with Human-AI Teaming Project Description Our National Science Foundation (NSF)-funded CIVIC project shows how we can train community members to work with expert systems in identifying COVID-19 and other disaster-related risks...
IMLS Libraries & Disasters

IMLS Libraries & Disasters

Rural Libraries and Disasters Investigating resiliency in the digital environment Research teams at the University of Texas at Austin and Florida State University are investigating how small and often rural libraries contribute to community viability in times of...
Past Projects

Past Projects

Past Projects 2014 Austin Digital Inclusion SurveyA team of researchers under the supervision of professors Sharon Strover, Joseph Straubhaar, and Wenhong Chen are collaborating with the City of Austin to perform a survey that assesses digital inclusion among...