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  • Engineers find way to evaluate green roofs

    Graduate student Reshmina William, left, and civil and environmental engineering professor Ashlynn Stillwell pause on the green roof over the Business Instructional Facility at the University of Illinois. Their research is helping to simultaneously evaluate the performance of green roofs and communicate their findings with urban planners, policymakers and the general public.

    Graduate student Reshmina William, left, and civil and environmental engineering professor Ashlynn Stillwell pause on the green roof over the Business Instructional Facility at the University of Illinois. Their research is helping to simultaneously evaluate the performance of green roofs and communicate their findings with urban planners, policymakers and the general public.

    Photo by L. Brian Stauffer

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  • Editor’s notes:

    To reach Ashlynn Stillwell, call 217-244-6507; email ashlynn@illinois.edu.

    To reach Reshmina William, email willi149@illinois.edu.

    The paper “Use of fragility curves to evaluate the performance of green roofs” is available online and from the U. of I. News Bureau.