Human Habitat Experience

An N95 mask testing device

All masks are not created equal

Michigan Engineers test to evaluate safety.|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
PhD Student Gaang Lee

PhD student Gaang Lee receives the Creativeness in Ergonomics Student of the Year Award at the 23rd Applied Ergonomics Conference

The annual conference highlights the outstanding professionals in ergonomics, healthcare, safety, human resources and risk management from around the world. |Short Read
Emily Crossette

PhD Student Emily Crossette receives C. Ellen Gonter award from the ACS Division of Environmental Chemistry

The annual award honors outstanding graduate student research papers in chemistry or environmental engineering.|Short Read
transboundary watershed map

Associate Professor Andrew Gronewold elected to the International Joint Commission Science Advisory Board

CEE-affiliated Associate Professor Andrew Gronewold has been recently elected to the International Joint Commission (IJC) Science Advisory Board (SAB).|Short Read

Give Earth [another] chance

50 years after the first Earth Day, the next generation is rewriting the rules.|Long Read
Brittany Hicks

Brittany Hicks receives Ford Foundation Predoctoral Fellowship

CEE PhD student Brittany Hicks has received the Ford Foundation Predoctoral Fellowship through the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine.|Short 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
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
Civil and Environmental Engineering Professor Herek Clack (left) talks to Zijie Lin, CEE student

A plasma reactor zaps airborne viruses – and could help slow the spread of infectious diseases

Using nonthermal plasma reactors, researchers could one day curb the spread of airborne pathogens.|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