Civil and Environmental Engineering

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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
a close up of the microbot

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
portrait of Lutgarde Raskin

Lutgarde Raskin appointed Distinguished University Professor

Professor Lutgarde Raskin was appointed Vernon L. Snoeyink Distinguished University Professor of Environmental Engineering, effective September 1, 2020. |Short Read

PhD Candidate Ahmed Abdelhady places in Objective Resilience Student Competition

Abdelhady’s work models hurricane damage on residential neighborhoods.|Short Read
Portrait of Aline Cotel

Aline Cotel appointed IPE Faculty Advisor

One-third of U-M Engineering students participate in IPE programs, which seek to develop professional and academic skills through international experiences.|Short Read
Portrait of Alyssa DeSimone

PhD Candidate Alyssa DeSimone awarded SFPE grant

Her research in structural fire engineering focuses on modeling fire spread in large compartments. |Short Read
The prototype of a wirelessly powered, RFID-based sensor.

Wireless sensors for N95 masks could enable easier, more accurate decontamination

“The technology can give users the confidence they deserve when reusing respirators or other PPE.”|Medium Read

Jerome Lynch elected to the ASCE Department Heads Coordinating Council

The ASCE Department Heads Coordinating Council serves to advance, facilitate and communicate educational and research matters among all Civil Engineering Departments, the profession and the Society.|Short Read
Brian Ellis

Brian Ellis awarded Sloan Foundation “net zero” grant

The Alfred P. Sloan grant funds projects furthering technologies that sequester carbon or have zero emissions. |Short Read