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Ganguly Awarded Patent for Recovery of Networks from Disruption
CEE Professor Auroop Ganguly was awarded a patent for creating a "System for networking and analyzing geospatial data, human infrastructure, and natural elements".
Abstract Source: USPTO
A method and system for providing a recovery sequence for a network from a state of disruption to a state of partial or complete functionality are provided. The method and system can measure the response of a network to one or multiple hazards and can generate and compare the effectiveness of multiple recovery strategies in a quantitative and generalizable manner, providing a user with practical tools to implement an efficient restoration of the network.