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Delatte recognized nationally for his expertise in structural engineering

Monday, June 28, 2021

The Conversation - 

The collapse of a huge condominium building near Miami, Florida was shocking news to wake up to on the morning of June 24, 2021. It is one of the worst building collapses in recent U.S. history.

I am a professor of engineering and have been studying structural failures – and the lessons people learn from them – for about 25 years. My colleagues and I from the American Society of Civil Engineers and the American Concrete Institute will be studying this tragedy to figure out what lessons we might learn.

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TULSA, Oklahoma - 

As investigators look into what caused the collapse of a 12-story building in Florida, a local expert joined News On 6 to dig into how that process works.

Dr. Norb Delatte is the head of the School of Civil Engineering and Environmental Engineering at Oklahoma State University. He’s published a book that focuses on building failures and collapses.
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“Really very surprising to have a 40-year-old building collapse, those are very rare events,” said Dr. Norb Delatte the head of the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Oklahoma State University. 

Dr. Delatte is weighing in on the structure of the building collapse in Florida, as crews still work to find those unaccounted for

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The Science Channel –

Dr. Delatte talks about the Kemper Arena in Kansas City, MO with the Science Channel.

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Wisconsin Public Radio - 

How Architectural Failures Can Result In New Regulations, Safer Buildings

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