Adaptation

a close up of the microbot

Origami microbots: Centuries-old artform guides cutting edge advances in tiny machines

University of Michigan engineers create centimeter-sized robots capable of more than ever before.|Medium Read

PhD Candidate Ahmed Abdelhady places in Objective Resilience Student Competition

Abdelhady’s work models hurricane damage on residential neighborhoods.|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
Hurricane Model

From resilience to adaptation: The case of hurricanes

Researchers bring together interdependent data to build communities that are resilient to disasters.|Medium Read
Evgueni Filipov

Assistant Professor Evgueni Filipov receives 2019 ASCE Best Paper Award

CEE Assistant Professor Evgueni Filipov and his co-authors have received an award recognizing their outstanding contributions to the field of analysis and computation in structural engineering. |Short Read
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Engineers work to disinfect N95 masks for medical personnel

Virus removal approaches, mask resilience and mask fit are all being tested.|Medium Read
N95 protective mask

Guidance on decontaminating face masks: U-M researchers contribute to national effort

Collaborative website launched while U-M researchers continue advanced testing.|Medium Read

Give Earth [another] chance

50 years after the first Earth Day, the next generation is rewriting the rules.|Long Read
Portrait of James Wight

James K. Wight inducted as Honorary Member of American Concrete Institute

Wight is recognized "for improving the design and safety of reinforced concrete buildings through outstanding leadership in research, teaching and professional service."|Short Read
Tyleen sitting in front of his computer, talking to Valeriy over Google Hangouts

Doing science at a social distance

The research part's cancelled, but an international Arctic workshop moves online.|Short Read
Civil and Environmental Engineering Professor Herek Clack (left) talks to Zijie Lin, CEE student

Non-thermal plasma can inactivate airborne viral threat to pigs

Performance is a step toward protection from viruses that infect humans|Medium Read
Jeremy Bricker

New Faculty: Jeremy Bricker

Associate Professor Jeremy Bricker will join the CEE department in August 2020.|Short Read