Civil and Environmental Engineering

featured Civil and Environmental Engineering stories

Give Earth [another] chance

50 years after the first Earth Day, the next generation is rewriting the rules.|Long Read
Brittany Hicks

Brittany Hicks receives Ford Foundation Predoctoral Fellowship

CEE PhD student Brittany Hicks has received the Ford Foundation Predoctoral Fellowship through the National Academy of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine.|Short Read
Portrait of James Wight

James K. Wight inducted as Honorary Member of American Concrete Institute

Wight is recognized "for improving the design and safety of reinforced concrete buildings through outstanding leadership in research, teaching and professional service."|Short Read
Manhole cover on a road

A sewage surveillance effort to track COVID-19

We don't know much about how coronaviruses move through the environment. U-M and Stanford engineers aim to change that.|Medium Read
Tyleen sitting in front of his computer, talking to Valeriy over Google Hangouts

Doing science at a social distance

The research part's cancelled, but an international Arctic workshop moves online.|Short Read
Portrait of Paul Freedman

CEE alumnus elected to National Academy of Engineering: A Q&A with Paul Freedman

Freedman is recognized for his contributions to the development and application of science-based computer models for watershed assessment, remediation and management.|Medium Read
Civil and Environmental Engineering Professor Herek Clack (left) talks to Zijie Lin, CEE student

Non-thermal plasma can inactivate airborne viral threat to pigs

Performance is a step toward protection from viruses that infect humans|Medium Read
North Campus in the spring. Photo: Joseph Xu

Engineering Events: Earth Day at 50

Michigan Engineering faculty are hosting teach-ins on a range of Earth Year topics.|Medium Read
Photograph of a newly constructed community water filter.

New study finds inaccuracies in arsenic test kits in Bangladesh

About 25 million Bangladeshis face risks of developing skin lesions and cancers due to unsafe levels of arsenic in drinking water.|Medium Read
Terri Olson after receiving the Borchardt Award

Terese M. Olson receives the Jack A. Borchardt Award

Associate Professor and Associate Department Chair of Undergraduate Studies Terese M. Olson was honored at the Borchardt Conference on February 25, 2020.|Short Read
Vineet Kamat

CEE Professor Vineet Kamat receives ASCE Peurifoy Construction Research Award

CEE Professor Vineet Kamat receives American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Peurifoy Construction Research Award.|Short Read
Civil and Environmental Engineering Professor Herek Clack (left) talks to Zijie Lin, CEE student

A plasma reactor zaps airborne viruses – and could help slow the spread of infectious diseases

Using nonthermal plasma reactors, researchers could one day curb the spread of airborne pathogens.|Short Read