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NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory captured this image of an X2.0-class solar flare

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
Two people board a small bus parked at a curb.

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
A car drives through potholes in the road

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
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U-M becomes first test bed for on-demand transportation system

Hail, hail a free ride on North Campus|Medium Read
Man pours liquid concrete into a small container

Roads and bridges would last longer, save money with new concrete formula

U-M researchers to offer non-proprietary concrete formula free of charge.|Medium Read
A man uses his phone to remotely control water valves

Floodproofing cities: $1.8M for smart stormwater project

Arming infrastructure with smart tech could limit flood damage.|Medium Read
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2017 Van Vlack Lecture featuring Cal University Professor Ramamoorthy Ramesh

In the 2017 Van Vlack Lecture, Ramamoorthy Ramesh will use Energy as a “Clear and Present” example of where we, as scientists, engineers, young and not-so-young, need to rise up and meet the challenges that we are faced with.|Short Read