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Photograph of a newly constructed community water filter.

New study finds inaccuracies in arsenic test kits in Bangladesh

About 25 million Bangladeshis face risks of developing skin lesions and cancers due to unsafe levels of arsenic in drinking water.|Medium Read
Terri Olson after receiving the Borchardt Award

Terese M. Olson receives the Jack A. Borchardt Award

Associate Professor and Associate Department Chair of Undergraduate Studies Terese M. Olson was honored at the Borchardt Conference on February 25, 2020.|Short Read
Vineet Kamat

CEE Professor Vineet Kamat receives ASCE Peurifoy Construction Research Award

CEE Professor Vineet Kamat receives American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Peurifoy Construction Research Award.|Short Read
Civil and Environmental Engineering Professor Herek Clack (left) talks to Zijie Lin, CEE student

A plasma reactor zaps airborne viruses – and could help slow the spread of infectious diseases

Using nonthermal plasma reactors, researchers could one day curb the spread of airborne pathogens.|Short Read
Borchardt Water

Borchardt-Glysson Water Treatment Innovation Prize awarded to Karl Linden

Karl Linden has been selected to receive the Borchardt-Glysson Water Treatment Innovation Prize.|Short Read
Brian Ellis and Evgueni Filipov

Two CEE professors receive NSF CAREER Awards

Assistant Professors Brian Ellis and Evgueni Filipov have each been selected to receive a 2020 National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER Award. |Short Read
portrait of Lutgarde Raskin

Rackham welcomes Lutgarde Raskin as Associate Dean

Raskin is a pioneer in the microbial ecology of engineered water systems, with a focus on both safe drinking water and resource recovery from waste streams.|Medium Read
A blue gloved hand deposits liquid into tubes

‘Aged’ urine won’t transfer antibiotic resistance when converted to fertilizer

Findings raise prospects for recycled urine as a more environmentally-friendly fertilizer.|Short Read
Jeremy Bricker

New Faculty: Jeremy Bricker

Associate Professor Jeremy Bricker will join the CEE department in January 2021.|Short Read
Photo of Steve Donajkowski and Amy Shepherd

Two CEE staff members receive Staff Incentive Awards for supporting College values

Steve Donajkowski and Amy Shepherd received awards from the College of Engineering Staff Incentive Program.|Short Read
Group photo of U-M, Morehouse, and Prairie View faculty and staff

Institution partnerships offer best of both worlds

ECE helped host faculty from Morehouse College and Prairie View A&M University to explore cross-collaboration opportunities, which allow students and faculty to experience the cultures of both Historically Black Colleges & Universities and U-M. |Medium Read
Traffic Control Lab

CCAT Featured Research: Augmented Reality Project in IEEE Spectrum

Adding simulated vehicles to closed-course testing can train robocars to handle even the most unlikely scenarios.|Short Read