The Michigan Engineer News Center

Four CAREER awards within past year

Assistant Professors Adda Athanasopoulos-Zekkos, Ann Jeffers, Carol Menassa and Krista Wigginton have each earned National Science Foundation (NSF) Career Awards within the past twelve months.| Short Read

This award is given to those who exemplify the role of teacher-scholars through outstanding research, excellent education and the integration of education and research. It is NSF’s most prestigious award in support of junior faculty.

Athanasopoulos-Zekkos’ project is titled, “Promoting a Fundamental Understanding of Post-Liquefaction Response and Deformations: A Next-Generation Analytical and Experimental Methodology.”

Jeffers project is titled “Traveling Fires – Do they Really Matter.”

Menassa’s project is titled, “Multi-Level Occupancy Intervention, Simulation and Education for Energy Reduction in Existing Buildings.”

Wigginton’s project is titled, “Wastewater Treatment as a Conduit and Control of Emerging Respiratory Viruses in the Environment.”

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