12:00 pm Working Lunch in meeting room Continuation of Discussion
1:00 Sustainability Issues for Underground Space in Urban Areas
Dr. Ray Sterling, Louisiana Technical University (by phone) (Note: Paper included in briefing materials; please be prepared to discuss)
2:20 Lifecycle Costs and Benefits Issues with Urban Underground Facilities
Dr. Harvey Parker, Harvey Parker and Associates, Inc.
3:20 Materials Issues for Underground Construction
Dr. Edward Garboczi, National Institute for Standards and Technology
4:00 pm Adjourn Open Session
Remainder of meeting held in closed session.
Committee on Underground Engineering for Sustainable Development
National Research Council of the National Academies
July 27, 2010
Arnold and Mabel Beckman Center of the National Academies 100 Academy Drive, Irvine, CA
Objective: Gather information through panel discussions on issues associated with 3D planning and zoning and with operations and maintenance of underground infrastructure.
12:45 p.m. Welcome and Introductions, Paul Gilbert (NAE), Committee Chair