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Cryptocurrency innovation: U-M to establish FinTech Collaboratory

New funding model will drive innovation and could help close the infrastructure finance gap.|Medium Read
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Global CO2 Initiative announces advisory board

A diverse group of leaders in technology, research, policy, and industry assemble to drive development of a critical climate solution.|Medium Read
Gallimore, Glotzer and Sarter were among the 2019 NAE members.

Three professors inducted into NAE

The new inductees join 33 other University of Michigan members.|Medium Read
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PhD student Katherine Dowdell receives IIE scholarship

PhD student receives scholarship for her research work in how the use of disinfectants in drinking water treatment influences opportunistic pathogen populations in tap water.|Short Read
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Smart infrastructure financing: Why data could be the answer

A Q&A with the professor who is exploring new ways to finance infrastructure, with help from a blockchain company.|Medium Read
Gaang Lee, Civil Engineering PhD Student, helps attach a sensor to Phyllis Quint, a research participant and resident of Clark East Tower, an independent living senior care housing facility, in Ypsilanti, MI on September 6, 2018. Photo: Joseph Xu

Smart wearables to improve elderly mobility and infrastructure

With people aged 65 and older outnumbering children in the U.S. by 2035, infrastructure changes should be made for the growing demographic.|Short Read
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Four CEE faculty receive awards from the College of Engineering

CEE faculty honored for excellence in research, teaching, leadership and service|Short Read
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Brian Ellis selected for CEE Department Excellence Award

Assistant Professor Brian Ellis has been selected by the CEE Honors and Awards Committee to receive the 2019 Department Excellence Award.|Short Read
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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