The Michigan Engineer News Center

New building design withstands earthquake simulation

CEE researchers simulated an off-the-charts earthquake in a laboratory to test their new technique for bracing high-rise concrete buildings.| Short Read

Their technique passed the test, withstanding more movement than an earthquake would typically demand. Professor James Wight, Associate Professor Gustavo Parra-Montesinos, and doctoral student Remy Lequesne, are featured in a video of the simulation.

the ISS overlooks aurora borealis

More than $5M to improve solar storm forecasts

U-Michigan researchers play lead roles in national effort funded by NSF, NASA. | Medium Read