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 outside of the Ford Robotics building

U-Michigan, Ford open world-class robotics complex

The facility will accelerate the future of advanced and more equitable robotics and mobility | Medium Read