The Michigan Engineer News Center

2011 CEE Chair Search

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Michigan seeks applicants and nominations for the position of Department Chair.| Short Read

The successful candidate will be an outstanding scholar with an earned doctorate in a research field related to Civil and Environmental Engineering and an exemplary record of achievement in research, teaching and service at a level commensurate with appointment as a tenured full professor. He or she must also possess visionary leadership abilities, a broad appreciation for the diverse perspectives within Civil and Environmental Engineering, and a strong interest in promoting sponsored research programs and mentoring faculty. The qualified candidate should be able to lead and support the faculty to ensure that learning of the highest quality flourishes at all levels, from undergraduate education to graduate and post-doctoral research. The candidate should be able to work with a diverse group of faculty, staff, students, and administrators to achieve common goals and to maintain rapport with alumni and industry representatives.

Jessica Petras

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Jessica Petras
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Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

(734) 764-9876

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Cells under a microscope

Speedy “slingshot” cell movement observed for the first time

New findings suggest it might one day be possible to direct healthy cells to advance tissue repair therapies. | Short Read