Adaptation

Jeremy Bricker

How to make sure Biden’s infrastructure plan can hold up to climate change – and save money

In The Conversation, Jeremy Bricker writes that adaptive design techniques would be a cost-efficient way to face an uncertain future under climate change.|Short Read
volker looking at bendable concrete

Bendable concrete and other CO2-infused cement mixes could dramatically cut global emissions

In The Conversation, experts break down what's needed to make CO2 in concrete work on a wide scale to curb global emissions.|Short Read
water infrastructure

Podcast: Remaking water infrastructure

In S1E2, harnessing waterborne microbes for data and health.|Long Read
Sherif El-Tawil

Sherif El-Tawil wins ASCE Wellington Prize

The award recognizes outstanding papers in transportation engineering.|Short Read
person holding up sensors

Sensor technology aims to help US cities extend the life of aging pipelines

Transformative pilot project in Detroit could help cities across U.S. deal with overdue pipeline upgrades.|Medium Read
Screenshot of four team members receiving news of the award

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 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
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