Civil and Environmental Engineering

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A car drives through potholes in the road

Bendable concrete, with a design inspired by seashells, can make US infrastructure safer and more durable

Bendable concrete makes infrastructure safer, extends its service life and reduces maintenance costs and resource use.|Short Read
Steel Bridge Team

Impressive Finish for Steel Bridge Team in National Competition

The University of Michigan’s Steel Bridge Team finished an exceptional year by placing 13th overall at the ASCE/AISC National Student Steel Bridge Competition at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, May 25-26, 2018.|Short Read

CEE Mourns the Loss of Dr. Maria Szerszen

Dr. Maria Szerszen, a CEE faculty member from 1996 to 2007, passed away on Sunday, May 20, 2018, at the age of 63 after a short battle with cancer.|Short Read
Jerome Lynch presents Steve Donajkowski with the Staff Excellence Award

Staff member Steve Donajkowski receives CEE Staff Excellence Award

Steve Donajkowski received the annual Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Staff Excellence Award.|Short Read
Portrait of Roman Hryciw

Junxing Zheng and Roman Hryciw Receive ASTM International Hogentogler Award

CEE PhD alumnus and CEE professor receive an award for their paper "Soil Particle Size and Shape Distributions by Stereophotography and Image Analysis."|Short Read
Valeriy Ivanov

Professors Valeriy Ivanov and Nikolaos Katopodes receive MICDE Catalyst Grant

Professors Valeriy Ivanov and Nikolaos Katopodes were among a group of four researchers to receive one of these grants for their project "Urban Flood Modeling at 'Human Action' Scale: Harnessing the Power of Reduced-Order Approaches and Uncertainty Quantification."|Short Read
Sherry Brueger poses with CEE Dept Chair Jerome Lynch and Dean Alec Gallimore after receiving the Staff Excellence Award

Staff Member Sherry Brueger Receives CoE Staff Excellence Award

The College of Engineering has selected Faculty Support Coordinator Sherry Brueger to receive a Staff Excellence Award.|Short Read
SangHyun Lee

Research Promoting the Elderly’s Mobility

SangHyun Lee will be leading one of six research teams awarded funding by the U-M Exercise and Sport Science Initiative (ESSI).|Short Read
UM Grad Balloons

Congratulations, CEE Graduates!

On April 27, 2018, the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering celebrated the tremendous achievements of their graduates.|Short Read
Will Tarpeh, Krista Wigginton, Nancy Love

Dr. Will Tarpeh inducted into the Edward Alexander Bouchet Graduate Honor Society

Dr. Will Tarpeh, a post-doctoral fellow working under the direction of Professors Nancy Love and Krista Wigginton, has been selected for induction to the Edward Alexander Bouchet Graduate Honor Society at Yale University.|Short Read

CEE Doctoral Students Receive NSF Fellowships and Honorable Mentions

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has selected two CEE doctoral students to receive 2018 NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) Fellowships.|Short Read
Steel Bridge Team

Steel Bridge and Concrete Canoe teams each place first at Regionals and are headed to Nationals!

After placing first at the regional competitions, the University of Michigan's Concrete Canoe and Steel Bridge teams are heading to Nationals. |Short Read