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COVID-19 Response

What we do impacts people, communities and the world – and never more so than now as our world faces unprecedented challenges in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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The pandemic changes our world in broad-reaching ways, from travel to trade, health systems to social equality, digital to cybersecurity, globalization to urbanization.

As visionaries, thinkers, doers, we are challenging the accepted and working with clients on both the seen and surprising ways that things are changing.


Challenging today.Our unique approach to challenge what’s accepted, using our expertise and knowledge to rethink the way we solve problems.

Reinventing tomorrow.The outcome, from the innovations we build for our clients to the positive impact our solutions have on the world.

Our leading experts are thinking differently about the changing road ahead, what to expect and how to plan, and how to adapt and thrive by提供弹性项目. Find out more about our reimagined solutions below.


雅各布' Ion© Industrial Internet of Things Platform Enables a Safe Return to Worksites

雅各布leverages the power of digitization to help facilitate the safe return to on-premise work environments providing location-aware technology and automated intelligence supporting COVID-19 contact tracing efforts in the event of an outbreak.

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雅各布斯全球解决方案总监建筑opebet专业版系统ems Charles Funk delivers new reference material for building owners, managers, operators and occupants of buildings as the world navigates challenges and operational and design considerations for building systems both during and post the COVID-19 pandemic.

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COVID-19 Detection & Operations


雅各布Develops New Model to Help Clients Manage Remobilization of Public Operations and Capital Programs

A new, COVID-19 modeling software program developed in collaboration with the University of Cambridge to assist in planning return to service for public operations and major capital programs.

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雅各布Piloting Program to Monitor COVID‑19 Spread in Community Wastewater Streams

In an effort to better understand the spread of COVID‑19, our Digital Solutions, Water and Operations Management and Facilities Services teams are launching a pilot program to monitor wastewater streams at locations where we operate plants.

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Service Never Stops: Water, Wastewater Providers Play a Critical Role in Stemming COVID-19

The Global Water Leaders Group shares a virtual look at how some members of the Leading Utilities of the World initiative, for which Jacobs serves as a Foundation Partner, have been responding to the outbreak.

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In the kNOW Webinar: Adapting Smart Water Metering Implementation During COVID-19

Learn how Jacobs is adapting delivery of Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) projects during COVID-19 and the recent success the City of Columbia has had keeping their field installations on-track with accommodations for social distancing and modifications to customer engagement.

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了解网络研讨会:水实用性弹性+ Covid-19回复

本期在我们的网络研讨会系列分享信息中,即现在来自一些最重要的行业专家的最热门主题趋势的信息专注于水实用性弹性 - 从计划和准备诸如气候变化等长期问题,如何枢转规划和回应不可预见的Covid-19等挑战。

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Research & Life Sciences

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The Canadian Nuclear Laboratories collaborates with organizations worldwide to develop, assemble and test the innovative emergency Mechanical Ventilator Milano to aid in the growing, urgent need for ventilators to provide relief to patients around the world who are suffering from the effects of the SARS-CoV-2 virus.

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雅各布’ nuclear laboratories have remained open throughout the COVID-19 lockdown to provide critical support for the U.K.’s energy security and defence.

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来自NASA的Johnson Space Center的场景:打击Covid-19

At the National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s Johnson Space Center in Houston, Texas, teams are getting creative to aid in the response, including leading tests and developing a heat-based sanitization process to re-use masks multiple times.

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How The Bio-pharma Sector’s Quest to Combat COVID-19 is Transforming Project Delivery

雅各布VP and General Manager of Life Sciences John Noble reflects on the life sciences industry's incredible opportunity, during this pandemic, to influence the future for the better as we search for vaccines and therapies that will restore normality in our lives and re-imagine tomorrow.

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Health Systems & COVID-19

Podcast: Pandemic in the Pacific

Mark Newsome, director for HealthSolve Limited in New Zealand, and Matthew Holmes, Jacobs global director for Healthcare, share insights on trends in the health service delivery.

Health System Resilience


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Dr. Nino Kharaishvili Joins Jacobs as Principal of the Company's Health System Resilience Practice

Nino Kharaishvili, MD, MBA, PMP, CMAP, a global expert in health security and health system emergency preparedness and resilience, has joined the company's Federal & Environmental Solutions team as Principal of the Health System Resilience practice.

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雅各布Supports the World Economic Forum’s COVID-19 Efforts with a Call to Action

As Co-Chair of the Infrastructure and Urban Development Governors Committee, Jacobs Chair and CEO Steve Demetriou recently signed an open letter, on behalf of the Governors of the World Economic Forum Infrastructure and Urban Development Industry Community, in support of governments, states and cities responding to the COVID‑19 pandemic.

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Reimagining Shipping Containers → Emergency Intensive Care Units

雅各布is joining forces with an international alliance to back a new project called CURA that is focused on turning shipping containers into plug-in ICU pods.

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Business Continuity & Future of Work

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雅各布Strengthens Public Engagement Solutions with New Virtual Event Space

As part of Jacobs' global suite of digital solutions, our Virtual Event Space can be tailored to deliver deep and meaningful engagement for any client, partner or project.

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让我们联系:主动对再保险服务mote Working

Our IT team’s forward-thinking response ahead of the COVID-19 pandemic laid groundwork for a successful work-from-home environment. Read how, in this article, featuring insights from our Jacobs’ IT leaders.

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How One Team is Bringing STEAM Education Home

Where others saw school closures as the end of their STEAM field trips and education, our team in Tampa, Florida saw an opportunity to go virtual and reach even more students.

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No office? No problem. Our team is continuing to inspire the next generation in STEM subjects with a new virtual work experience program.

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Future of Work

The Purpose Of Place: Redefining The Future Of Work


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Value Shift: Understanding The Future of Workplace

雅各布Design Principal Angela Bardino examines employees’ impact on both immediate business and subsequent end user groups in Mix Interiors magazine.

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Buildings & Infrastructure

The Big ReThink

Public Transit - Looking Beyond Today


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When Transportation & Healthcare Intersect


雅各布VP, Global Transportation Kevin Slack takes readers on a journey to the future of public transportation in a post COVID-19 world in this piece.

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City of Tucker

雅各布Keeps Up the Rhythm of Public Works in Cities Nationwide


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Featured Solution: Safe Buildings

Safe Buildings Need Clean Air and Water


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在这节课中,我们看COVID-19的影响on the aviation and public transportation industries, featuring insights from Kevin Slack, Global Vice President, Transportation, and Andrew Gibson, Global Solutions Director - Aviation.

Route to Recovery: Aviation + Health

Combining expertise in operational readiness, asset management, health systems and aviation, we have created tools and services to help airports around the world respond to the pandemic.

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Assisted Living

The Future of Assisted Living Accommodations is Looking Up

Can architecture help us successfully respond to the COVID-19 crisis? Jacobs Global Director for Architecture Solutions Pierluigi Montanini draws from lessons in history to consider what the future may hold in store for assisted living facilities.

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Built Assets Podcast

Managing Built Assets from Concept to Long-term Operations

How can businesses and municipalities use asset management as a strategic part of their operations to control costs, increase efficiencies and mitigate risks? To find out, we asked Nina Wollman, Jacobs Vice President and Global Director for Strategic Consulting and Steve Meininger, Vice President – Global Operations Management and Facilities Services to elaborate in this episode of Inflection Points.

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Smart Cities Podcast

Improving the Connectivity of the Smart City

As we look to the future of urban design, municipal services will be increasingly dependent upon better technological interconnectivity. We spoke with Monte Wilson, Global Market Director, Built Environment & Global Vice President, Jacobs, about the importance of good design and how it takes into account citizens, business, transportation, and a host of other considerations in this episode of Inflection Points.

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Artificial Intelligence, Data & Digital

Precision Agriculture: Ensuring Food Supplies for Tomorrow

Precision Agriculture: Ensuring Food Supplies for Tomorrow

In a new partnership with IntelinAir, we’re accelerating the digital transformation of the farming industry. Explore how this cool digital mapping technology is helping in the COVID-19 response in this article.

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Going Digital: Jacobs Helps Water Utilities Navigate Emergency Response Plans

雅各布helps water utilities navigate potential crisis by developing risk and resilience assessments and emergency preparedness plans in real-time.

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Programming artificial intelligence

Konsept Projeler: Artificial Intelligence

人工智能将(并且可以说已经已经完成)使建筑师的规划过程显着更容易,使他们能够获得数据,创建模型和解释今天的挑战,以解决明天的解决方案。opebet专业版Jacobs的新兴科技总监Natasha Luthra股票在此KoneStp Projeler功能中的特点。

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Automated Design podcast


在这一集中的IF /何时,我们将AI和自动化设计与Matt Walton,Oracle的人工和适应性智能设计官员,雅各布的新兴技术总监Natasha Luthra。

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Digital Imaging: Seeing Things More Clearly

在这一集中的IF /何时,我们将讨论与保罗里德史密斯的数字成像的进步,管理保罗里德史密斯吉他和数字谐波创始人和经理的总体合伙人;数字谐波首席技术官Mason Baron;Lisa Vanderbloemen博士,最近Jacobs的勘探科学/地球科学与遥感单位经理;和莎拉·迪伊里克,农历地球科学和雅各布的模拟专家。

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Cybersecurity & Threats


Protecting Our Healthcare Heroes: Preventing Cyber Attacks During a Crisis

With the COVID-19 pandemic commanding a lot of the time, attention and resources of our healthcare networks, cyber thieves are using that as an opportunity to attack. Jacobs Operations Manager, Director and Data Scientist for Cyber Charles Ramsay shares some insights on steps to take to help protect our healthcare providers.

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雅各布’ Caesar Nieves Recognized as a Top 25 Cyber Exec to Watch in 2020

Caesar is leading the charge as the company rapidly expands its global cyber footprint to meet the continuously evolving cyber threats facing national government and private sector clients globally.

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Cybersecurity podcast

Cybersecurity: The Benefits of Organizational Maturity

How well do you really understand the potential exposure to your data? Do you know where the dangers come from? If you’re a large organization, you’re a lucrative target for cyber criminals, as well as at risk for regulatory fines and class action lawsuits. What can you do? In this episode of If/When we will be discussing cybersecurity with Michael Morgan, Partner in the Global Privacy and Cybersecurity Practice at McDermott Will & Emery, and Susan Howard, Director of Federal Industrial Controls Systems (ICS) cybersecurity at Jacobs.

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In Our Communities


New Report from Simetrica-Jacobs and the London School of Economics and Political Science on UK Wellbeing During COVID-19

雅各布; subsidiary Simetrica-Jacobs and the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) published a report looking at the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on the mental health and wellbeing of people in the U.K.

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Canadian Nuclear Laboratories Team Produces Face Shields


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Bright Spots in Our Communities: 5 Uplifting Stories

From volunteering to assemble to-go lunches for the less fortunate to donating LAN cables to keep students and teachers connected, we’re doing our part to bring our Culture of Caring into our communities during these unsettling times.

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雅各布Project Manager Organizes Village-Wide COVID-19 Response

Gemma Goulding, a project manager in our Westlakes office in West Cumbria, U.K., works on decommissioning programs at the Sellafield nuclear site. But last month she turned her organizational skills to a different problem – helping those who are especially vulnerable to the COVID‑19 pandemic.

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A Message from Steve

A Message from Steve Demetriou, Jacobs Chair and CEO

This is a very unsettling time in the world. Each of us – along with our families, friends, colleagues and communities – are watching the development of the Coronavirus pandemic and grappling with feelings of concern and uncertainty. And while this is uncharted territory for all of us, the safety and well-being of our people and communities must remain our top priority.

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Samantha O'Farrell, a civil engineer in our Jacksonville, Florida office didn't let her lack of sewing prowess stop her from helping to positively impact her community. Discover how she’s giving back in this article.

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