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Geotechnical Engineering Graduate Students Receive Scholarships

Geotechnical Engineering graduate students, Adam Lobbestael and Clinton Carlson, recently ranked first and second place respectively in the United States Society on Dams Scholarship Competition. | Short Read

Clinton and Adam were funded by USSD and attended the United States Society on Dams 31st Annual Meeting and Conference in San Diego, California from April 11th to April 14th to make poster presentations for their research proposals and receive their awards. Adam’s research proposal was titled “Using Engineered Cementitious Composites to Enhance Risk Mitigation for Levee Systems” Clinton’s research proposal was titled A Ground Motion Modification Scheme for Earthquake Design of Dams & Earth Embankments. Adam was awarded the first place scholarship of $10,000 while Clinton received second place and $1,000 scholarship.

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