Civil and Environmental Engineering

featured Civil and Environmental Engineering stories
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University of Michigan student team wins National Transportation Technology Tournament for second year in a row

The team designed solutions to the problem of curb space management in downtown Ann Arbor. |Short Read
A person shows a deployable and reconfigurable structure block to another person.

CEE faculty awarded DEI grant to reshape undergraduate curriculum

The College of Engineering award will fund a project intended to integrate social justice, environmental justice and equity into the CEE undergraduate curriculum.|Medium Read
Portrait of Aleksandra Szczuka

New Presidential Postdoctoral Fellow: Aleksandra Szczuka

Szczuka’s research focuses on pathogen control in water engineering.|Short Read
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Treating PFAS water contamination with cold plasma

University of Michigan researchers are developing better plasma technology that can destroy PFAS compounds|Medium Read
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Lutgarde Raskin appointed Distinguished University Professor

Professor Lutgarde Raskin was appointed Vernon L. Snoeyink Distinguished University Professor of Environmental Engineering, effective September 1, 2020. |Short Read

PhD Candidate Ahmed Abdelhady places in Objective Resilience Student Competition

Abdelhady’s work models hurricane damage on residential neighborhoods.|Short Read
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Aline Cotel appointed IPE Faculty Advisor

One-third of U-M Engineering students participate in IPE programs, which seek to develop professional and academic skills through international experiences.|Short Read
Portrait of Alyssa DeSimone

PhD Candidate Alyssa DeSimone awarded SFPE grant

Her research in structural fire engineering focuses on modeling fire spread in large compartments. |Short Read

Jerome Lynch elected to the ASCE Department Heads Coordinating Council

The ASCE Department Heads Coordinating Council serves to advance, facilitate and communicate educational and research matters among all Civil Engineering Departments, the profession and the Society.|Short Read
Brian Ellis

Brian Ellis awarded Sloan Foundation “net zero” grant

The Alfred P. Sloan grant funds projects furthering technologies that sequester carbon or have zero emissions. |Short Read
Nikolaos Katopodes

Reflecting on an impactful career: CEE Professor Nikolaos Katopodes retires

Professor Nikolaos D. Katopodes is retiring after almost forty years at University of Michigan. |Medium Read
PhD Student Gaang Lee

PhD student Gaang Lee receives the Creativeness in Ergonomics Student of the Year Award at the 23rd Applied Ergonomics Conference

The annual conference highlights the outstanding professionals in ergonomics, healthcare, safety, human resources and risk management from around the world. |Short Read