Civil and Environmental Engineering

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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
Nikolaos Katopodes

Reflecting on an impactful career: CEE Professor Nikolaos Katopodes retires

Professor Nikolaos D. Katopodes is retiring after almost forty years at University of Michigan. |Medium Read
The HEAT camera

Turning faces into thermostats

An autonomous HVAC system could provide more comfort with less energy.|Medium Read
PhD Student Gaang Lee

PhD student Gaang Lee receives the Creativeness in Ergonomics Student of the Year Award at the 23rd Applied Ergonomics Conference

The annual conference highlights the outstanding professionals in ergonomics, healthcare, safety, human resources and risk management from around the world. |Short Read
Pelham Scholars

Pelham Scholars Program celebrates its first year of supporting master’s students

The Pelham Scholars Program program continues a legacy of excellence by supporting socially-conscious engineers seeking to solve society’s most pressing problems.|Short Read
Portrait of James Wight

James K. Wight elected Honorary Member of the American Concrete Institute

James Wight taught at U-M from 1973-2019 and has been elected to ACI's prestigious Honorary Membership. We’re reflecting on his career and his commitment to experimental research and to his students.|Medium Read
F. Estefan Garcia

New Faculty: F. Estéfan Garcia

Dr. F. Estefan Garcia will join the CEE Department as an Assistant Professor in January 2021.|Short Read

CEE student organizations: A year in review

Reflections on CEE student organization activities during the 2019-2020 academic year.|Long Read
Hurricane Model

From resilience to adaptation: The case of hurricanes

Researchers bring together interdependent data to build communities that are resilient to disasters.|Medium Read