With a customized Iver 3 underwater drone, the Deep Robotic Optical Perception (DROP) Lab have a new set of underwater eyes that provide a window into the health of the world’s lakes and oceans.
Swim with the robots, U-M on the Great Lakes
Affordable lead sensor for home, city water lines
EXPERTS: A new electronic lead sensor, potentially costing around $20, could keep an eye on home and city water quality, alerting residents and officials to the presence of lead within nine days. The University of Michigan researchers are seeking partners to bring the technology to market. The Flint water crisis showed the nation that old […]
‘Missing lead’ in Flint water pipes confirms cause of crisis
The findings show how important uninterrupted corrosion control is in the aging water systems that serve millions of Americans.
How an Ice Age paradox could inform sea level rise predictions
The behavior of an ancient ice sheet—called Laurentide—has puzzled scientists for decades. Now, new research findings at U-M not only explain this but could also add evidence that climate change could drastically raise sea levels.
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.
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.