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Jerome Lynch elected to the ASCE Department Heads Coordinating Council

The ASCE Department Heads Coordinating Council serves to advance, facilitate and communicate educational and research matters among all Civil Engineering Departments, the profession and the Society.| Short Read
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IMAGE:  Donald Malloure Department Chair Jerome Lynch

Civil and Environmental Engineering’s Donald Malloure Department Chair, Jerome Lynch, has been elected to the American Society of Civil Engineers’ Department Heads Coordinating Council (DHCC) starting October 1, 2020. 

This council, tasked to advise and support ASCE’s Committee on Education, helps advance and facilitate research matters among all Civil Engineering Departments. 

Many initiatives and activities from ASCE are supported by the work done by the Department Heads Coordinating Council, including the accreditation of civil engineering programs via ABET Inc, ASCE ExCEEd Teaching Workshops and ASCE Civil Engineering Education Summits.

Lynch has been the Donald Malloure Department Chair since 2017 and is looking forward to representing the University of Michigan among other department chairs across the country.

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    Jerome P. Lynch

    Professor and Donald Malloure Department Chair of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Jay Guo holds a sheet of flexible transparent conductor on the University of Michigan’s College of Engineering North Campus. The material sandwiches a thin layer of silver between two “dielectric” materials, aluminum oxide and zinc oxide, producing a conductive anti-reflection coating on the sheet of plastic.

Making plastic more transparent while also adding electrical conductivity

Michigan Engineers change the game by making a conductive coating that’s also anti-reflective. | Medium Read