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Sara Rimer

Sara Rimer receives Proquest Distinguished Dissertation Award

Date: February 27, 2017

Sara Rimer (PhD '16) has been selected to receive a ProQuest Distinguished Dissertation Award for her work, Controlling Hazardous Releases While Protecting Passengers in Civil Infrastructure Systems.

This award recognizes the most exceptional scholarly work produced by doctoral students at the University of Michigan who completed their dissertations in 2016. The Michigan...

Vishal Shreyans Shah (MSE ‘16)

Recent grads to present classwork to industry professionals and academics

Date: February 27, 2017

Naga Veena Tarlana (MEng ‘16)  and Vishal Shreyans Shah (MSE ‘16) will present “Investigating the Applications of NetPoint for Level 3 Schedules” at the annual PMA Technologies conference taking place on March 2 and 3 in Nashville, TN. The two recent graduates from the Tishman Construction Management Program will be discussing a research project they undertook...

Nancy Love and Krista Wigginton

New restrooms help demonstrate urine fertilizer concept

Date: February 3, 2017

Urine could be the sustainable fertilizer of the future

That’s according to University of Michigan researchers who recently opened two unique restroom facilities that will help them test and refine the idea in the nation’s largest study of its kind.  Turning this waste stream into a commodity is key to more sustainable and cost-effective approaches to both growing...

Yafeng Yin

CEE’s Yafeng Yin, Zhengtian Xu, and Zhibin Chen receive best paper award

Date: January 26, 2017

Professor Yafeng Yin and three of his students have earned the Ryuichi Kitamura Paper Award presented by the Transportation Research Board of the U.S. National Academies. The award is given annually to the best paper in the Section of Travel Analysis Methods that is authored by students in collaboration with a professor or other mentor. The award honors the memory of CEE Alumnus Ryuichi...

Henry Liu

CEE Faculty partner with DiDi Chuxing for transportation research

Date: January 26, 2017

On January 19, 2017, S. Jack Hu, University of Michigan (U-M) Vice President for Research, signed an agreement with DiDi Chuxing, China's largest rider-hailing company, to develop scholarships and innovations related to the ride-share economy.

CEE Professor Henry Liu is the PI of the three-year program; professors Yafeng Yin and Neda Masoud will also participate, as will other...

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