Civil and Environmental Engineering

featured Civil and Environmental Engineering stories
Avery Carlson

Avery Carlson receives WEFTEC’s Martha Hahn Memorial Award

PhD student Avery Carlson received the Martha Hahan Memorial Award through the Water Environment Federation's Technical Exhibition and Conference (WEFTEC).|Short Read
Shilva Shrestha

Shilva Shrestha receives Water Environment Federation (WEF) Canham Graduate Studies Scholarship

PhD student Shilva Shrestha received the Canham Graduate Studies Scholarship through the Water Environment Federation for the 2019-2020 school year. |Short Read
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Errors found in a bedrock contract bidding model—and how to solve them. A Q&A with Photios Ioannou

A flaw has been uncovered in construction's best known and most cited competitive bidding model.|Medium Read
University of Michigan team members Alex Sundt, Xiatong Sun and Yan Zhao with their trophy. Photo: Adam Hopps, National Operations Center of Excellence

University of Michigan student team wins National Transportation Technology Tournament

Team designed solution to reduce congestion on I-75 and I-696 in the Detroit area. |Short Read
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In Memoriam: Professor Emeritus Jonathan W. Bulkley

Bulkley passed away on July 14, 2019. During his tenure at the University of Michigan, he taught in both the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and the School for Environment and Sustainability.|Short Read
Two construction workers standing on scaffolding at sunrise

Enrollment open for advanced certificate program in Construction Engineering and Management

The next course begins August 19, 2019.|Short Read
Connected vehicles on road

Funding a new transportation revolution: Liu congressional testimony

Professor Henry Liu addresses House committee on the need for a national surface transportation research agenda.|Short Read
Elizabeth Agee in the Amazon rainforest.

Hands-on in the Amazon

As the climate changes, a grad student and mom decodes the math that drives the rainforest.|Medium Read
Covers of three books in Free-Surface Flow series

CEE professor authors comprehensive overview of fluid dynamics

The three-volume Free-Surface Flow presents a detailed look at the fluid dynamics of surface water flow.|Short Read
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In Memoriam: James Rienstra (1932 – 2019)

CEE mourns the loss of alumnus James Rienstra.|Short Read
Victor Li

New grant enables research on extremely durable concrete

CEE Professor Victor Li leads a project to reduce energy and emissions through more durable concrete.|Short Read

U-M engineers receive MCubed funding to improve navigation of built environments by the visually impaired

Three U-M engineers have received MCubed funding to enhance independent navigation and localization for visually impaired individuals in built environments. |Short Read