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In the news: Michigan Engineering experts June 28-July 2

Highlights include CNBC, The Washington Post and Bridge Michigan.


June 28

Here are 8 easy ways to save money by going green

Gregory Keoleian says we’re in a climate crisis and we need to act to curb emissions. Keoleian is the Peter M. Wege Endowed Professor of Sustainable Systems and a professor of civil and environmental engineering.

WXYZ Detroit

June 29

What’s to blame for the weekend flooding? Climate change and aging infrastructure

Richard Rood explains that increased temperature in the state brought about by climate change has led to heavier rainfall in Michigan over the last two decades. Rood is a professor of climate and space sciences and engineering.

The Washington Post

July 2

Own a condo? Here’s what you should know about building safety after Surfside

Sherif El-Tawil says collapses like the one in Miami are rare, and that most buildings will have warning signs and evidence of structural issues before a collapse occurs. El-Tawil is the Antoine E. Naaman Collegiate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering.

Bridge Michgian

july 2

Emails: Michigan sheriff sought to seize voting machines amid Trump claims

Alex Halderman explains that the “forensic audit” done by a pro-Trump group contained an “extraordinary number of false” statements around election security. Halderman is a professor of electrical engineering and computer science.

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