Civil and Environmental Engineering

featured Civil and Environmental Engineering stories

Personal cold plasma “air curtain” design for COVID-19 protection moves forward

Medical giant Johnson & Johnson and federal HHS select U-M design with “minimal impact on daily life.”|Medium Read
Nancy Love

Nancy Love honored with national award for outstanding environmental engineering education and research

The American Academy of Environmental Engineers and Scientists recognizes Love’s achievements with the Science Award.|Medium Read
Sunrise at Mcity Test Facility on August 2, 2018 on North Campus of the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor.

Shuo Feng wins second prize for IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems Society’s Best PhD Dissertation Award

Feng's dissertation develops a library of scenario-based testing models for connected and autonomous vehicles. |Short Read
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How a COVID-19 app built at U-Michigan is helping businesses stay open

New real-time employer dashboards provide "live-feed of data" as employees report their symptoms while also safeguarding users' data privacy.|Medium Read
Screenshot of four team members receiving news of the award

University of Michigan student team wins National Transportation Technology Tournament for second year in a row

The team designed solutions to the problem of curb space management in downtown Ann Arbor. |Short Read
A person shows a deployable and reconfigurable structure block to another person.

CEE faculty awarded DEI grant to reshape undergraduate curriculum

The College of Engineering award will fund a project intended to integrate social justice, environmental justice and equity into the CEE undergraduate curriculum.|Medium Read
Lissa MacVean, a lecturer in civil and environmental engineering, teaches her graduate course outside. Photo by Joseph Xu

Caution and connection in in-person classes during COVID-19

Faculty members and students share their perspectives.|Medium Read
Portrait of Aleksandra Szczuka

New Presidential Postdoctoral Fellow: Aleksandra Szczuka

Szczuka’s research focuses on pathogen control in water engineering.|Short Read
Jar of water glows with green light

Treating PFAS water contamination with cold plasma

University of Michigan researchers are developing better plasma technology that can destroy PFAS compounds|Medium Read
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Origami microbots: Centuries-old artform guides cutting edge advances in tiny machines

University of Michigan engineers create centimeter-sized robots capable of more than ever before.|Medium Read
An N95 mask testing device

All masks are not created equal

Michigan Engineers test to evaluate safety.|Short Read
A bead of sweat drips off Valeriy's nose in the Amazon

The secret math of the Amazon

CEE professor Valeriy Ivanov works to unravel the mysteries of the world’s last great forest|Medium Read