Adaptation

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
researcher spraying mask

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
Two professors give presentation to audience

Researchers share innovative ideas in concrete for a more sustainable future

Speakers at the symposium “From Lab to Site: Innovation in Concrete” discussed climate change, 3D printing, “smart” buildings, research potential and collaboration.|Medium Read
single candle on a dark background with points of light in the distance

In Memoriam: Professor Emeritus Jonathan W. Bulkley

Bulkley passed away on July 14, 2019. During his tenure at the University of Michigan, he taught in both the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and the School for Environment and Sustainability.|Short Read
Elizabeth Agee in the Amazon rainforest.

Hands-on in the Amazon

As the climate changes, a grad student and mom decodes the math that drives the rainforest.|Medium Read