Michigan Engineering News

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In the news: Michigan Engineering experts October 25-29

Highlights include The New York Times and Michigan Radio.

In The News

Crain’s Detroit Business

October 22

Former tech exec Larry Leinweber donates $25 million for UM computer science building

The Leinweber Computer Science and Information Building will bring CSE and SI students together under one roof for the first time, bringing together specialties to improve society.


October 25

Controlling water levels through the internet? U-M students work on Smart Stormwater Systems

Branko Kerkez’s research on Autonomous or “Smart” Stormwater Systems is featured in WXYZ. Kerkez is an Arthur F. Thurnau Professor and Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering.

Washington post

October 25

Natural gas leaks in Boston are vastly underreported — and could be coming from inside homes, study says

Eric Kort discusses new research that shows cities are still leaking gases higher than previously reported. Kort is an Associate Professor of Climate and Space Sciences and Engineering.

Michigan Radio

october 28

U-M researchers think tech could help cities better manage stormwater

Kerkez research is also featured on Michigan Radio. He says like autonomous vehicles, stormwater systems in the future should respond to changing environments autonomously.

The New York times

October 27

Russia is censoring the Internet, with coercion and black boxes

Censored Planet’s research is referenced by the New York Times.

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