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Midwest Wind & Solar

Midwest Wind & Solar

This solar electric system, integrated into an awning over a back porch in California, generates electricity while shading the family's outdoor activities.

February 04, 2013 9:08 am
State infrastructure rated D+

State infrastructure rated D+

Valparaiso University's Karl Zimmerman, an assistant professor of civil engineering, takes a look at the Martin Luther King Drive bridge over the Borman Expressway closed by INDOT only six years after being constructed. Zimmerman wonders if there is a difference between bridges in Northwes…

September 22, 2010 7:25 pm
Karl Zimmerman

Karl Zimmerman

Karl Zimmerman, an assistant professor of engineering at Valparaiso University, talks about what may have led to the structural deterioration that prompted the state to close the Martin Luther King Drive bridge over the Borman Expressway in Gary.

July 25, 2010 12:00 am
MLK bridge builder, designer face suspension

MLK bridge builder, designer face suspension

Karl Zimmerman, a Valparaiso University engineering professor, places a tape measure next to one of the several cracks that span the Martin Luther King Drive Bridge over the Borman Expressway in Gary.

July 25, 2010 12:00 am
Karl Zimmerman

Karl Zimmerman

Karl Zimmerman, an assistant professor of engineering at Valparaiso University, talks about what may have led to the structural deterioration that prompted the state to close the Martin Luther King Drive bridge over the Borman Expressway in Gary.

July 24, 2010 6:14 pm
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