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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
Gaang Lee, Civil Engineering PhD Student, helps attach a sensor to Phyllis Quint, a research participant and resident of Clark East Tower, an independent living senior care housing facility, in Ypsilanti, MI on September 6, 2018. Photo: Joseph Xu

Smart wearables to improve elderly mobility and infrastructure

With people aged 65 and older outnumbering children in the U.S. by 2035, infrastructure changes should be made for the growing demographic.|Short Read
Portraits of Herek Clack, Ann Jeffers, Branko Kerkez, and James Wight

Four CEE faculty receive awards from the College of Engineering

CEE faculty honored for excellence in research, teaching, leadership and service|Short Read
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How connected vehicles’ wipers could help prevent flooding

We’ve been promised all kinds of benefits from a future of connected vehicles, but flood control? |Short Read
An image of the screen in the Michigan Traffic Lab while a virtual train (in green) travels through a rail crossing at Mcity. Real (red) and simulated vehicles (blue) react. Credit: Screen capture from a video by Mike Wood

Combining the real and virtual worlds improves driverless vehicle testing

Augmented reality technology at the University of Michigan makes testing faster, cheaper, safer |Medium Read
People in hard hats and safety vests pose in a building under construction with a city view in the background

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
Krista Wigginton portrait

Krista Wigginton wins Paul L. Busch Award from the Water Research Foundation

CEE professor unites virology with engineering to develop a novel approach to managing risks associated with viruses in water.|Short Read
Construction workers installing pipes as part of the G.G. Brown addition. Photo: Marcin Szczepanski/Michigan Engineering

Getting smart about construction safety

A Q&A with the professor who wants to fit construction workers with health-monitoring sensors.|Medium Read
Student uses a device to measure bacterial levels in urine samples

Blue Sky: Up to $10M toward research so bold, some of it just might fail

Inspired by startup funding models, Michigan Engineering reinvents its internal R&D grant structure. |Medium Read
Victor Li

Victor C. Li Appointed Distinguished University Professor

Civil and Environmental Engineering Professor Victor C. Li was appointed the James R. Rice Distinguished University Professor of Engineering, effective September 1.|Short Read

Benton Harbor partners with U-M researchers to bolster public transit

Surveys and electronic tracking will help boost transit efforts to connect residents with jobs.|Short Read