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Universities collaborate to examine Flint water filters

Researchers from the University of Michigan, Wayne State University and Michigan State University are conducting studies that are expected to provide additional guidance about the use of filters in Flint.|Medium Read
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A $3M grant to turn urine into food crop fertilizer

Converting human urine into a safe fertilizer for agricultural crops is the goal of a new $3 million grant from the National Science Foundation.|Medium Read

How big data and algorithms are slashing the cost of fixing Flint’s water crisis

Jacob Abernethy, EECS assistant professor, discusses the Flint water crisis. |Medium Read
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Newhofs create prize for advancing water treatment

The $10,000 prize (plus travel reimbursement) will be awarded during the 2017 Borchardt Conference, a Triennial Symposium on Advancements in Water and Wastewater Treatment held at the University of Michigan.|Short Read
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Google, U-M to build digital tools for Flint water crisis

A partnership between Google and the University of Michigan’s Flint and Ann Arbor campuses aims to provide a smartphone app and other digital tools to Flint residents and officials to help them manage the ongoing water crisis.|Medium Read
A last swim before eviction? Local kids cool off in Ciliwug River. Photo: Marcin Szczepanski, Michigan Engineering.

Rising waters

With a rapidly growing populous of more than 28 million people, Jakarta can be looked at as a case study for the engineering challenges caused by climate change and rapid urbanization.|Short Read
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Flint water filter warning

They may unwittingly encourage the growth of microbes|Short Read
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Flint water crisis: Michigan Engineers offer insights

Water quality researchers at Michigan Engineering are concerned about several long-term aspects of the Flint drinking water crisis and they're keeping close tabs on the unfolding situation.|Medium Read
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Intercultural solutions bring change to Gabon

In May 2015, Mohit Nahata, a PhD student of Johannes Schwank’s and a member of the REFRESCH team, spent two weeks in the village of Massenguelani in the rainforests of Gabon.|Medium Read
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Distinguished lecturer embarks on water quality talk tour

Nancy Love, professor of civil & environmental engineering, embarks on a year-long water quality talk tour as a distinguished lecturer for the Association of Environmental Engineering & Science Professors Foundation.|Short Read
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Talking trash in Jakarta

CEE graduate student Frank Sedlar has developed a system combining time lapse cameras and computer vision algorithms in order to better understand how the complex urban environment clashes with its powerful natural forces.|Short Read
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Purifying water with plasma

Michigan Engineering professor John Foster is working on a method to purify water with the fourth state of matter - plasma.|Short Read