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Tom Logan

Tom Logan wins American Association of Geographers student paper award

U-M IOE PhD candidate, Tom Logan, has won the 2019 American Associate of Geographers (AAG) J. X. Kasperson Student Paper Award from the Hazards, Risk, and Disasters section of AAG.|Short Read
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Seth Guikema and Thomas Chen win U.S. Public Health Service Engineering literary award

U-M IOE's Seth Guikema and Thomas Chen have won the 2019 Robert C Williams Engineering Literary Award from the U.S. Public Health Service. |Short Read
Tung-Yu Wu, Sherif El-Tawil, Jason McCormick

CEE researchers receive Raymond C. Reese Research Prize

CEE PhD student Tung-Yu Wu and Profs. Sherif El-Tawil and Jason McCormick receive award recognizing outstanding contributions to the application of structural engineering research.|Short Read
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Tom O’Rourke discusses resilient infrastructure in Richart Lecture

O’Rourke’s lecture highlighted the agents of change that lead to improved policies, better approaches and more resilient infrastructure.|Medium Read
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Solar storm congressional testimony: ‘The risk is real’

Professor Justin Kasper addresses Senate committee on solar threat to power grid.|Medium 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
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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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Smart mobility solutions for Benton Harbor

NSF grant facilitates community partnerships working toward innovative transportation solutions.|Medium Read
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Joint U-M and GLWA team wins inaugural Intelligent Water Challenge

University-utility partnership designs a system to demonstrate the value of smart water technologies.|Short Read
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Fresh funding ideas to fix Michigan’s failing infrastructure

Fintech and digital financing could move infrastructure financing into the 21st century.|Short Read
Hurricane Florence approaching the east coast. Photo courtesy of the NOAA

Hurricane Florence: U-M researchers forecast impacts

More than 2 million people could lose power, and flooding is the major concern for several reasons.|Medium Read
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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