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CEE Alumni Tarolyn Buckles

CEEFA Board Member Wins Distinguished Service Award

Date: October 26, 2017
A Champion for STEM Diversity

U-M Civil and Environmental Engineering alumni Tarolyn Buckles has been selected as the recipient of the 2017 College of Engineering Distinguished Service Award for the extraordinary contributions she has made to the city of Detroit, the civil engineering industry and the University of Michigan community.

“This award exceeds all of my other awards,...

The Internet of Water: $1.8M for Smart Stormwater Project

Date: October 10, 2017

Autonomous "smart" technologies for aging stormwater systems are being developed at the University of Michigan to lessen the impacts of flooding—potentially saving lives and billions of dollars in property damage.

Today, the National Science Foundation awarded a $1.8 million grant to Branko Kerkez, an assistant professor in the U-M Department of Civil and Environmental...

UNLEASH Lab 2017

CEE Students Attend UNLEASH Lab in Denmark

Date: October 10, 2017

Three Civil and Environmental Engineering Ph.D. students, Christina Reynolds, Kevin Fries and Matt Vedrin, attended the inaugural UNLEASH Lab conference in Denmark in August.

UNLEASH Lab was a 9-day event that brought together innovators from all over the world to focus on Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).  Applicants for UNLEASH presented a sustainability problem and provided...

UM CEE Student-Katherine Flannigan

Flannigan Earns First Prize in EMI Paper Competition

Date: August 28, 2017

Civil engineering graduate student, Katherine Flanigan, was awarded the first place prize in the Engineering Mechanics Institute’s Student Paper Competition.

Students submitted papers on the thematic area of Objective Resilience. The submissions were evaluated by a panel of three experts and the top five papers were selected for presentations at the EMI 2017 Conference held June...

U-M Steel Bridge Team

U-M Steel Bridge Team Advances to National Competition

Date: August 16, 2017

The University of Michigan Steel Bridge Team (SBT) finished up a very successful season of competition. After placing second at the ASCE North Central Regional Competition, the U-M SBT was one of only 43 teams to advance to the ASCE/AISC National Student Steel Bridge Competition (NSSBC). Oregon State University hosted the event, held on May 26-27, 2017.

The students spend many...

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