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Glen Daigger

Wastewater treatment at one-third the size and cost

Systems featuring a 'membrane-aerated biofilm reactor' can also remove more nitrogen from treatment plant discharges.|Medium 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
Portraits of Glen Daigger and Nancy Love

Glen Daigger and Nancy Love receive Wesley W. Horner Award from ASCE

Their winning paper explores integrated urban water management systems. |Short Read
Municipal sewage treatment plant

‘Peecycling’ payoff: Urine diversion shows multiple environmental benefits when used at city scale

New study is the first in-depth analysis of the environmental performance and benefits of large-scale urine recycling relative to conventional wastewater treatment and fertilizer production.|Medium Read
water infrastructure

Podcast: Remaking water infrastructure

In S1E2, harnessing waterborne microbes for data and health.|Long Read
Portrait of Ethan Kennedy

From plan to practice: CEE staff make research concepts a reality

Electronics Technician Ethan Kennedy creates a custom reactor controller for wastewater treatment|Medium Read
Portrait of Tom Yavaraski.

Analyzing brewery and food waste to create useful products

A staff perspective on an innovative CEE project.|Short Read

Center for Low Carbon Built Environment sets ambitious goals for combating climate change

The center aims to cut the built environment’s carbon footprint in half by 2030 and boost its productivity.|Medium Read
Nancy Love

Nancy Love honored with national award for outstanding environmental engineering education and research

The American Academy of Environmental Engineers and Scientists recognizes Love’s achievements with the Science Award.|Medium Read
Portrait of Aleksandra Szczuka

New Presidential Postdoctoral Fellow: Aleksandra Szczuka

Szczuka’s research focuses on pathogen control in water engineering.|Short Read
Jar of water glows with green light

Treating PFAS water contamination with cold plasma

University of Michigan researchers are developing better plasma technology that can destroy PFAS compounds|Medium Read
Brian Ellis

Brian Ellis awarded Sloan Foundation “net zero” grant

The Alfred P. Sloan grant funds projects furthering technologies that sequester carbon or have zero emissions. |Short Read