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Branko Kerkez

Branko Kerkez honored as Arthur F. Thurnau Professor

Associate Professor Kerkez is recognized for his ingenuity in undergraduate education. |Short Read
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In Memoriam: Professor Emeritus Richard D. Woods

Woods passed away on January 28, 2021. He was a pioneer in the field of soil dynamics and a member of the U-M CEE community for over fifty years.|Medium Read
Glen Daigger

Wastewater treatment at one-third the size and cost

Systems featuring a 'membrane-aerated biofilm reactor' can also remove more nitrogen from treatment plant discharges.|Medium Read
Person points at autonomous vehicle testing on screen

More efficient testing method could accelerate the deployment of autonomous vehicles

A new paper in Nature Communications discusses improvements over current testing methods.|Medium Read
Municipal sewage treatment plant

‘Peecycling’ payoff: Urine diversion shows multiple environmental benefits when used at city scale

New study is the first in-depth analysis of the environmental performance and benefits of large-scale urine recycling relative to conventional wastewater treatment and fertilizer production.|Medium Read

Personal cold plasma “air curtain” design for COVID-19 protection moves forward

Medical giant Johnson & Johnson and federal HHS select U-M design with “minimal impact on daily life.”|Medium Read
Nancy Love

Nancy Love honored with national award for outstanding environmental engineering education and research

The American Academy of Environmental Engineers and Scientists recognizes Love’s achievements with the Science Award.|Medium Read
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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
Lissa MacVean, a lecturer in civil and environmental engineering, teaches her graduate course outside. Photo by Joseph Xu

Caution and connection in in-person classes during COVID-19

Faculty members and students share their perspectives.|Medium Read
An N95 mask testing device

All masks are not created equal

Michigan Engineers test to evaluate safety.|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
The HEAT camera

Turning faces into thermostats

An autonomous HVAC system could provide more comfort with less energy.|Medium Read