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Four CAREER awards within past year

News date: 
2014-01-29

Assistant Professors Adda Athanasopoulos-Zekkos, Ann Jeffers, Carol Menassa and Krista Wigginton have each earned National Science Foundation (NSF) Career Awards within the past twelve months.

This award is given to those who exemplify the role of teacher-scholars through outstanding research, excellent education and the integration of education and research. It is NSF's most prestigious award in support of junior faculty.

CEE Doctoral Students Receive NSF Fellowships and Honorable Mentions

News date: 
2018-04-17

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has selected two CEE doctoral students to receive 2018 NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) Fellowships.

The awardees are Katherine Dowdell and Steven Woodruff.  Katherine (Kate) is advised by Professor Lutgarde Raskin and Steven is advised by Assistant Professor Evgueni Filipov.

Steel Bridge and Concrete Canoe teams each place first at Regionals and are headed to Nationals!

Concrete Canoe Team
News date: 
2018-04-10
The University of Michigan participated in the ASCE sponsored 2018 North Central Student Conference at Western Michigan University last weekend, April 6-8, which includes the Steel Bridge Competition, Concrete Canoe Competition, and Technical Paper Competition.

Deb Niemeier Emphasizes Social Justice During Richart Lecture

News date: 
2018-04-03

Deb A. Niemeier presented the annual Frank E. Richart Jr. Distinguished Lecture on Monday, April 2 in the Iacocca Auditorium in the GG Brown building. Niemeier is a Professor at the Civil and Environmental Engineering department and the School of Education at the University of California, Davis.

Innovative Tools for Disaster Science & Resilency Collaboration

News date: 
2018-04-03

​A new research project, led by U-M Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) Professor, Sherif El-Tawil, is using technology to solve some of the biggest challenges in the area of disaster science and community resilience following an extreme event.

Interdependencies in Community Resilience (ICoR): A Simulation Framework is funded by an award from the National Science Foundation (NSF). The research project is a collaboration between three different departments.

SangHyun Lee and Meiyin Liu Honored at National Ergonomics Conference

News date: 
2018-04-02

Professor SangHyun Lee and his student, Meiyin Liu, both were honored with awards during the 21st Annual Applied Ergonomics Conference held March 26-28 in Atlanta, GA. This event, organized by the Global Organization of Ergonomics (GOErgo), is the nation’s largest conference focused on professional ergonomics.

Sherif El-Tawil Awarded Antoine Naaman Collegiate Professorship

Sherif El-Tawil
News date: 
2018-04-02

Civil and Environmental Engineering Professor, Sherif El-Tawil, has been awarded the Antoine E. Naaman Collegiate Professorship. Reserved for a scholar of national and international acclaim, a collegiate professorship is one of the highest honors the College of Engineering can bestow on a member of its faculty. Collegiate Professorships are widely recognized as an indicator that a professor is at the top of his/her field.

Frank E. Richart, Jr. Distinguished Lecture

News date: 
2018-04-02

Join us for the Frank E. Richart, Jr. Distinguished Lecture, Monday, April 2, 5:00-6:30 pm in the Iacocca Auditorium, 1571 GG Brown.

DEB A. NIEMEIER

Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering
Professor, School of Education Guggenheim Fellow Director, Sustainable Design Academy
emerti, Editor-in-Chief, Sustainable Cities and Society
emerti, Editor-in-Chief, Transportation Research, Part A
University of California, Davis

Branko Kerkez Article Featured in NAE's Latest Publication

News date: 
2018-03-28

CEE Assistant Professor, Branko Kerkez, is featured in the latest edition of The Bridge, the flagship quarterly publication of the National Academy of Engineering (NAE). Kerkez's article, Building Smarter Water Systems, covers how new technologies make it possible to use existing water systems much more effectively.

CEE Alumna, Xiaolu Zhao, is Having a Global Impact on Climate Change

Xiaolu Zhao
News date: 
2018-03-28

As the largest greenhouse gas (GHG) emitter in the world, China has now emerged as the world’s leader in combating climate change. In December 2017, the country formally announced its national carbon market, a greenhouse gas emission trading system. A carbon market involves setting a limit on carbon emissions, requiring polluting companies to buy credits from their less-polluting counterparts. It also enables a financial incentive for companies to become more responsible in their production processes to reduce GHG emission.

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