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Jerry Lynch 2009 Recipient of the Shah Family Innovation Prize

Professor Jerry Lynch was selected as the 2009 recipient of the Shah Family Innovation Prize given out by EERI.| Short Read

EERI, (Earthquake Engineering Research Institute) honors individuals for creativity, innovation and an entrepreneurial spirit in earthquake risk mitigation and management. The intent of the prize is to stimulate further creativity and leadership in the earthquake risk mitigation community and EERI. This is the second UM Faculty member to receive this prize (Professor Gustavo Parra-Montesinos received it in 2004).

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Sensor technology aims to help US cities extend the life of aging pipelines

Transformative pilot project in Detroit could help cities across U.S. deal with overdue pipeline upgrades. | Medium Read