Civil and Environmental Engineering

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How connected vehicles’ wipers could help prevent flooding

We’ve been promised all kinds of benefits from a future of connected vehicles, but flood control? |Short Read
Carol Menassa, CEE Professor, and Baddu Mantha, CEE PhD Student, test an environmental data collection robot their research. Photo: Joseph Xu

Is there a better way to control room temperature?

Researchers are working toward a future where furnaces and air conditioners could respond in real time to occupants' needs.|Medium Read
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PhD student Ahmed Abdelhady selected for Rackham International Student Fellowship

Ahmed Abdelhady received a Rackham Graduate School fellowship that assists outstanding international students in their studies.|Short Read
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Two CEE PhD students receive Dow Sustainability Fellowships

CEE students Cassandra Champagne and Morteza Taiebat have been named 2019 Dow Sustainability Doctoral Fellows.|Short Read
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Jeff Scruggs selected for Berker and Gokyigit Faculty Scholar Award

This award recognizes outstanding work by a member of the CEE Department in advancing the state of the art in smart and sustainable infrastructure systems.|Short Read
An image of the screen in the Michigan Traffic Lab while a virtual train (in green) travels through a rail crossing at Mcity. Real (red) and simulated vehicles (blue) react. Credit: Screen capture from a video by Mike Wood

Combining the real and virtual worlds improves driverless vehicle testing

Augmented reality technology at the University of Michigan makes testing faster, cheaper, safer |Medium Read
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In Memoriam: Professor Emeritus Walter J. Weber, Jr. (1934-2018)

Weber passed away on October 18, 2018. During his tenure at the University of Michigan, he taught in both the Civil and Environmental Engineering and Chemical Engineering departments.|Medium Read
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CEE ASCE student chapter tours San Francisco

The U-M student chapter of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) traveled to San Francisco on October 13-16.|Medium Read
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CEE students receive awards at the Engineering Graduate Symposium

Two CEE students received awards at the Engineering Graduate Symposium held by the College of Engineering. |Short Read
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In Memoriam: Lori Ann Lloyd (Kindschy) (1984-2018)

CEE mourns the loss of alumna Lori Ann Lloyd.|Short Read
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Master’s student Freddy Ordonez receives two scholarship awards

CEE master's student receives two scholarships that aim to increase the graduation rate among underrepresented and underserved STEM students.|Short Read
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Professor Nancy Love receives NSF grant for research on drinking water

Professor Nancy Love, in collaboration with Branko Kerkez and Wayne State University researchers, received a grant for research on drinking water and public health systems.|Short Read