In The News
Todd Allen explains that the closure of the Palisades nuclear plant in Michigan will, in the short term, lead to more carbon emissions. Allen is the Glenn F. and Gladys H. Knoll Department Chair of Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Sciences and a professor of nuclear engineering and radiological sciences.
Great Lakes Now
Allison Steiner’s research which utilized a model to predict how determine climate change’s impact on allergy seasons is featured. Steiner is a professor of climate and space sciences and engineering.
Steiner’s model is also cited in WDIV.
Nancy Love and Krista Wigginton’s research into the environmental and economic benefits of using nutrient-rich urine as fertilizer are detailed by the Associated Press. Love is the Borchardt and Glysson Collegiate Professor, JoAnn Silverstein Distinguished University Professor of Environmental Engineering and a professor of civil and environmental engineering. Wigginton is an associate chair of civil and environmental engineering as well as an associate professor civil and environmental engineering.