Civil and Environmental Engineering

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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
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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
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Paul Beata named 2015-16 J. Robert Beyster Computational Innovation Graduate Fellow

Michigan Engineering doctoral student Paul Beata has been chosen as the 2015-16 fellow for the J. Robert Beyster Computational Innovation Graduate Fellows Program.|Short Read
Portrait of Branko Kerkez

Kudos for smarter stormwater systems

Branko Kerkez’ article honored|Medium Read
Water pouring from the tap.

Steps for Flint residents to reduce bacteria in filtered water

While filters reduce lead, they can harbor bacteria.|Medium Read

An outstanding adviser

Lut Raskin honored for mentorship|Short Read