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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.

3-D Full Waveform Tomography for Sinkhole Identification

News date: 
2018-01-12

Two former Civil and Environmental geotechnical engineering doctoral students, Kenneth Stokoe and Dennis Hiltunen, collaborated to present a workshop on three dimensional (3-D) characterization of the underground. CEE Professor Emeritus, Richard Woods, was co-chairman of both of their doctoral committees when they studied at U-M.

Professor Skerlos has new role at the Center for Socially Engaged Design

Steve Skerlos
C-SED
News date: 
2018-01-02

CEE Professor, Steve Skerlos, has taken on a new role as the Faculty Director for the Center for Socially Engaged Design (C-SED) at the University of Michigan. C-SED, located on the third floor of the GG Brown Building, opened its doors in Fall 2017.

Evgueni Filipov Awarded ONR Grant for Adaptable Structures

Evgueni Filipov
Evgueni Filipov
Adaptable Structures
Evgueni Filipov
News date: 
2017-12-13

Civil and Environmental Engineering Assistant Professor, Evgueni Filipov, has been awarded a grant from the Office of Naval Research (ONR) for his work with adaptable structures.

Filipov’s project, Curved Folded Sheets for Stiff, Anisotropic, and Adaptable Structures, will explore origami-inspired folding of sheets with curved creases to create three dimensional structures. Folding can harness intrinsic properties to make systems that are stiff, anisotropic, and mechanically adaptable.

CEE Researchers Offer Non-Proprietary Concrete Formula Free of Charge

News date: 
2017-12-05

Passing beneath a crumbling overpass or rumbling over a pothole-riddled street in almost any U.S. city, it’s hard not to wonder: why don’t they make these things out of something that lasts longer?

Emeritus Prof. Nowak Awarded Honorary Doctoral Degree

Andrzej Nowak
Andrzej Nowak
News date: 
2017-11-27

On Nov. 15, 2017 Civil and Environmental Engineering Emeritus Professor, Andrzej (Andy) Nowak, received an honorary doctoral degree, Doctoris Honoris Causa, from the Politechnika Warszawska (Warsaw University of Technology), Poland.

CEE students receive awards at Engineering Graduate Symposium

Houtan Jebelli
Houtan Jebelli
Daeho Kim
Houtan Jebelli
Daeho Kim
News date: 
2017-11-21

​Each year, the University of Michigan College of Engineering (COE) holds the Engineering Graduate Symposium, a college-wide event focusing on doctoral and master’s programs and graduate student research. This program is open to all COE undergraduate and graduate students as well as prospective graduate engineering students from other institutions. The day-long program, held this year on Friday, November 10, features numerous opportunities for students. They are able to:

Branko Kerkez selected as NAE Gilbreth Lecturer

Branko Kerkez
News date: 
2017-11-17

CEE Assistant Professor, Branko Kerkez, has been selected by the National Academy of Engineering (NAE) as a 2018 Gilbreth Lecturer, a lectureship recognizing outstanding young American engineers.

Dimitrios Zekkos wins Shamsher Prakash Research Award

CEE Professor Dimitrios Zekkos
News date: 
2017-11-01

Dr. Dimitrios Zekkos, Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, has won the 2017 Shamsher Prakash Research Award. The Shamsher Prakash Foundation annually selects one young engineer that has made significant contributions to the field of Geotechnical Engineering and/or Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering. 

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