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... we told you we partner with clients to solve complex challenges overcoming change and disruption? It’s one thing for us to say it, and much better when our thought leaders are able to share their insights and experience. Browse through podcasts, publications, interviews and other stories to learn more.


Clare Bullock: Geospatial Science

In the modern era, with our burgeoning technologies, we’re still discovering new terrestrial frontiers. And data is at the forefront of that exploration. As part of a new podcast series from Jacobs called “If/When,” we discuss data and geospatial science with Dr. Michael Goodchild, Emeritus Professor of Geography at the University of California, Santa Barbara, and Clare Bullock, Director of Geospatial and Visualization at Jacobs.

Dr. Goodchild and Clare Bullock


Susan Moisio


Susan Moisio: OneWater

Susan Moisio was named to Global Water Intelligence (GWI) Magazine’s Top 40 Water Technology Power List as “The go-to person for conveyance systems, CSOs, and storage.” Take a listen to Susan’s recent podcast on CSOs and learn why she was selected for this prestigious recognition.

Peter Nicol: U.S. Water Alliance

“Imagine a Day Without Water,” on Oct. 23, is a great opportunity to imagine how we must work together to find solutions that focus on adaptable, resilience-based planning and embrace a more integrated approach to water management. The One Water movement, encourages (and challenges) us to view all water as one valuable resource. Jacobs Vice President and Global Water Director Peter Nicol shares his One Water insights with the US Water Alliance on a podcast in recognition of “Imagine a Day Without Water.”

Peter Nicol


Susan Moisio


Susan Moisio: Words on Water

From data-driven decisions in Mobile to asset analysis in Cincinnati, tune in to the Water Environment Federation’s Words on Water podcast to hear our Global Conveyance and Storage Solutions Director Susan Moisio’s tips for cities on creating resilient coastal water infrastructure.

Bryan Harvey: Talking on Water

In a new podcast thought leadership series, British Water's CEO Lila Thompson talks to Jacobs Vice President Bryan Harvey about how the water challenges ahead are amplified with population growth and climate change, what a more connected, sustainable world would look like and how British Water and the water supply chain can position themselves as leaders in finding solutions.

Bryan Harvey with Lila Thompson

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Monica Morales: Civil Engineering

Tune in to hear how Jacobs’ Monica Morales, PE, ENV SP is taking the civil engineering world by storm promoting diversity and inspiring current and future engineers. Monica, a 2019 New Faces of Civil Engineering – Professionals, is featured in the Civil Engineering Podcast where she talks about what inspired her to be an engineer and how she’s paving the way for others to follow her lead.


Jason Curl:
Journal AWWA

The next frontier of water treatment technology advancement is the use of “digital twins” that enable dynamic process simulations. Water utilities are implementing digital twins to improve new facilities design, support operations staff training, reduce risk and optimize operations. Learn how Jacobs Replica Digital Twin is transforming the water industry with data-driven digital insights by reading lead author, Jason Curl’s article in the American Water Works Association’s Journal. (Download the PDF (3MB))

Jason Curl

UK bioresources market graph

Samuel Hughes and Zac Alexander:
UK Bioresources Market Development

With new opportunities for more competition and efficiency in sludge treatment on the horizon in the U.K., Jacobs looks at the industry response and how to increase uptake of market-based solutions.

Donald Morrison: The Glasgow Herald

Jacobs Buildings and Infrastructure Europe, Middle East and Africa Senior Vice President and General Manager Donald Morrison talks about the importance of creating a meaningful legacy with major infrastructure projects and finding better ways with a more integrated approach in this interview with The Glasgow Herald.

Donald Morrison


Jeff Gamlin, Jeremy Cox and
Andrew Castor:
Remediation Journal

Effectively applied for more than a decade to treat contaminant source areas and groundwater hot spots, while being sustainable and economical, what’s next for subgrade biogeochemical reactors (SBGRs) technology? Jacobs’ Jeff Gamlin, Jeremy Cox and Andrew Castor present case studies for three innovative SBGR configurations, tailored to site challenges outside the norm and overview other emerging pilots in this Remediation Journal paper.

Richard Crowder: Water Innovations

Flood modeling isn’t new, but it has become more advanced and important as we understand the potential of the cloud(s). In this Water Innovations piece, Jacobs’ Growth Manager - Water Environment, Europe Richard Crowder discusses flood modelling in the digital age, and how Jacobs’ Flood Modeller and Flood Cloud applications are protecting people and property along the River Thames.

Aerial view of River Thames running through London


Glass-enclosed hallway


David Morgareidge:
Australian Hospital + Healthcare Bulletin

The future is design by data. Jacobs’ Director of Predictive Analytics David Morgareidge talks predictive analytics and how it can be applied to healthcare facility design to improve decision making, optimize performance and future proof facilities in this Australian Hospital + Healthcare Bulletin article.

Donald Morrison:
Infrastructure Intelligence

Data and analytics are the new bricks and mortar needed to build the smart, post-Brexit Britain envisaged in the government’s industrial strategy, argues Jacobs Buildings and Infrastructure Europe Senior Vice President and General Manager Donald Morrison in an opinion piece in Infrastructure Intelligence.

Queensferry Bridge


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Natasha Luthra: Architect Magazine

It's not a matter of if the architecture profession will feel the impacts of artificial intelligence—it's a matter of when. Natasha Luthra, AIA, director of the innovation program at Jacobs shares her view in this Architect Magazine article.

Patrick King: Seaports Magazine

How do ports grow, when funding is tight and aging infrastructure and resiliency threats compound? Read what Jacobs Global Ports & Maritime Solutions Director Patrick King thinks in this piece by Seaports Magazine.

Port of Long Beach


Lee Odell: Water Innovations

In this Water Innovations feature, Jacobs Global Groundwater Technology Leader Lee Odell highlights treatment technology improvements paving the way for cost savings and compliance with California’s next-gen hexavalent chromium maximum contaminant level.

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