Publications

  • Spring 2020 | High Performing Buildings

    Decarbonization of Building Energy Systems

    John Roberts

    John Roberts shares the importance and process of decarbonizing building energy systems to reduce the amount of carbon dioxide emissions.

  • March 2020 | Water Resources IMPACT

    Why Use High-Density Lidar for Surface Modeling in Urban Environments?

    Al Karlin

    Al Karlin makes a case for why high-density lidar is preferable to photogrammetrically derived contours for topographic maps and describes the advancement of lidar technology over the past two decades.

    This article was published by the American Water Resources Association in the March 2020, Volume 22, Number 2 edition of Water Resources IMPACT.

  • March 2020 | The Chronicle

    Things We Take for Granted – National Security and the Convenience of Consumer Goods

    Ken Spahn
    Ken Spahn shares how new straddle carrier technology at the Port of New York and New Jersey are helping keep us safe from national security threats and enabling the high-volume of consumer goods to be transported during the holidays.
  • February 2020 | xyHt Magazine

    Lidar for Floodplain Models: A Project in Florida

    Alvan Karlin

    Alvan Karlin discusses a massive lidar project that is collecting and updating Florida’s topology data which will help to inform decision making in mitigating the impact of hurricanes and other natural disasters. He also delves into the project’s challenges, advantages, and contributions to the U.S. Geological Survey’s 3D Elevation Program.

  • December 2019 | Journal AWWA

    Assessment of Bromide in Three North Carolina Watersheds

    Amber Greune

    Project Manager Amber Greune shares findings from municipal and industrial wastewater discharge samples taken from three North Carolina watersheds. One of the primary objectives of the assessment was to evaluate the potentially harmful presence of disinfection byproducts, also known as DBPs.

    Courtesy of Journal AWWA

  • November 2019 | Consulting-Specifying Engineer

    NFPA 20: Fire Pump Design

    Tracey Foster
    Tracey Foster discusses how the standard for the installation of stationary pumps for fire protection–NFPA 20–factors into designing a fire pump. She also describes how to properly size a fire pump, appreciate cost variations between different pump styles and controller options, and understand the difference between various styles of fire pumps.
  • October 2019 | Roads & Bridges

    Go With The Flow

    Tim Bruns
    This article describes the benefits of continuous flow intersections looking specifically at State Road 82 from Lee Boulevard to 40th Street outside of Fort Myers, Florida, the first of its kind in the state. We are serving as the engineer of record for this historic project.
  • Fall 2019 | NC Currents

    GenX and PFAS: A Legacy of Innovation and Convenience

    Ryan Ames, Leigh-Ann Dudley, and L. Alex Wall

    Ryan Ames, Leigh-Ann Dudley, and L. Alex Wall describe the impact of two manmade chemicals in the environment – GenX and PFAS – and the steps being taken to mitigate their harmful impacts in North Carolina. See page 91.

  • August 2019 | Roads & Bridges

    The Big Shift: NEPA Approval Gets U.S. 219 Link Underway in Maryland

    Kenneth R. Davis
    Ken Davis describes the 1.4-mile realignment of U.S. Route 219 in western Maryland which looks to ease congestion and promote economic development in the area. We are serving as lead transportation engineer for the project. 
  • July 2019 | Consulting-Specifying Engineer

    Government Facility Design: Sustainability

    In this Q&A, Brian Pak answers questions about project performance, sustainable features, value-add items, and energy recovery technology for sustainable government facility design. 
  • July/August 2019 | Engineering Inc.

    Addressing Storm Surge

    Tom Klemens

    Rahul Parab is quoted in this article that looks at how the Red Hook Integrated Flood Protection System project in Brooklyn, New York, is helping mitigate the effects of storm surge. 

    Courtesy American Council of Engineering Companies and Engineering Inc.

  • 2nd Quarter 2019 | Climate Change Business Journal

    Dewberry Sees Metropolitan Areas Leading Growth for Climate Adaptation & Resiliency Practice

    Jane Frantz and Mathew Mampara
    Associate Vice Presidents Jane Frantz and Mathew Mampara forecast the growth of the resilience and climate change markets in this Climate Change Business Journal Q&A. 
     
    Courtesy Climate Change Business Journal 
  • June 2019 | Building Operating Management

    How to Collaborate with IT in Healthcare Facilities

    Rita Tatum
    Pavel Likhonin and Dave Huey are quoted in this article that explores the benefits of bringing information technology and building design teams together when designing healthcare facilities. 
  • June 2019 | Building Operating Management

    Keeping Data Center Construction on Schedule

    Maryellen Lo Bosco
    Stephen Webb is quoted in this article that looks at what causes delays during data center construction and how good communication practices can prevent them.  
  • April 2019 | xyHt Magazine

    Mapping Alaska with IFSAR

    Dave Maune

    Dr. Dave Maune discusses mapping the state of Alaska to National Map Accuracy Standards for the first time using advanced mapping technology including interferometric synthetic aperture radar (IFSAR). In his article, he outlines how Dewberry identified and overcame existing mapping challenges, walks through the steps of project execution, and shares the project’s mapping results. 

  • January 2019 | Photogrammetric Engineering & Remote Sensing

    An Interview with Dr. David F. Maune

    Dr. David Maune discusses what he learned from his years of active duty in the U.S. Army, his motivation behind editing “Digital Elevation Model Technologies and Applications: The DEM Users Manual,” as well as progress made in recent digital elevation models.  The article also includes chapter-by-chapter descriptions of “The DEM Users Manual.” 

    Courtesy Photogrammetric Engineering & Remote Sensing

    ©2019 American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, Bethesda, Maryland, www.asprs.org

  • November-December 2018 | Retrofit Magazine

    Changing with the Times

    Dodie Hudson and Larry Hasson

    Dodie Hudson and Larry Hasson share the storied history and unique design approach behind the renovated River District Tower in Danville, Virginia. 

    Courtesy Retrofit Magazine

  • November/December 2018 | Engineering Inc. Magazine

    Planning Today for Tomorrow’s Disasters

    Ted Van Kirk

    Ted Van Kirk discusses developing mitigation strategies to prepare communities for the increasing amount of natural disasters.

    Courtesy Engineering Inc. Magazine

  • November 2018 | ASHRAE Journal

    Do OA Economizers Make ‘Cents’ in Hospitals?

    Daniel Koenigshofer and John Roberts

    Daniel Koenigshofer and John Roberts look at the cost effectiveness of OA economizer systems in different climates as well as some of the contributing factors to their ineffectiveness.  

    Courtesy ASHRAE Journal 
     
  • October 2018 | Civil + Structural Engineer Magazine

    University of Virginia’s Power Partnership Goes Underground

    Devin Keeler

    We are profiled for our work in routing a new underground ductbank throughout the University of Virginia campus to increase the reliability of electrical service to critical health facilities while minimizing installation impacts. 

    Courtesy Civil + Structural Engineer Magazine