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WESA FM (NPR) features Hao Sun on his Forbes 30 Under 30 recognition
(Left) MIT's Cecil and Ida Green Building, where Hao Sun has tested his prototype array of sensors. (Right) A diagram detailing Sun's placement of sensors in the Green Building. (Hao Sun / University of Pittsburgh)

A University of Pittsburgh researcher's work detecting the "health" of buildings has landed him a spot on Forbes' 30 Under 30 List in science.

Hao Sun, assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering at Pitt, has developed a method that could help detect structural problems in buildings after a damaging event such as an earthquake or a hurricane.

Read more and listen to the interview with WESA's Joaquin Gonzalez.

Joaquin Gonzalez, Pittsburgh Tech Report Content Producer, 90.5 WESA-FM, 11/21/2017

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