Civil and Environmental Engineering

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Man pours liquid concrete into a small container

Roads and bridges would last longer, save money with new concrete formula

U-M researchers to offer non-proprietary concrete formula free of charge.|Medium Read

‘Sensors in a Shoebox’ empower citizens to gather data about communities

Civil engineering and education researchers are working together with Detroit teens.|Short Read
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A champion for STEM diversity

2017 Distinguished Service Award honoree: Tarolyn Buckles|Short Read
An autonomous vehicle on the road

Ann Arbor: A hub for autonomous vehicles

Ann Arbor is emerging as a major player in the world of autonomous vehicles with the Mcity test facility, a one-of-a-kind simulated urban and suburban environment. |Medium Read
A man uses his phone to remotely control water valves

Floodproofing cities: $1.8M for smart stormwater project

Arming infrastructure with smart tech could limit flood damage.|Medium Read

Hurricane Irma: Engineering researchers involved in forecasts and more

Michigan Engineering professors offer insights into the storm and discuss the ways in which they’re tracking it.|Medium Read
Kurt Lundeen tests out construction robot

Autonomous robot construction is here

U-M researchers have developed modeling techniques that will help on-site construction robots with autonomous decision making.|Short Read

‘Missing lead’ in Flint water pipes confirms cause of crisis

The findings show how important uninterrupted corrosion control is in the aging water systems that serve millions of Americans.|Medium Read

How self-driving cars can be safer with connected technology

Mcity demonstrates the powerful pairing of connectivity and automation.|Medium Read
Water gushing out of steel spouts. Courtesy Getty Images.

Borchardt-Glysson Water Treatment Innovation Prize endowed

The donors have endowed the prize to elevate further the visibility and prestige of the Borchardt conference, as well as water and wastewater treatment research.|Short Read
portrait of Jerome Lynch

Jerome Lynch named chair of Civil and Environmental Engineering

In addition to being a distinguished educator and researcher, Lynch has a presence in the local startup community.|Short Read

Gabe Draughon: Humanitarian with a big heart

In the future, Gabe hopes to use his experience at Michigan to make a difference. “I’m going to take these five years and see where I’ll have the most impact. Whether as a professor, a researcher, or a nonprofit owner,” he says.|Medium Read