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Donghui Xu

Xu Wins Dow Sustainability Fellowship

Date: April 27, 2017
Doctoral student Donghui Xu has been selected to receive a Fellowship from the Dow Sustainability Doctoral Fellows Program
 
This fellowship supports developing and implementing innovative ideas in pursuit of sustainability. Xu will begin this two year fellowship in September 2017, and will be utilizing it to support his doctoral degree. In addition to receiving...

ASCE / CEEFA Banquet

Date: April 11, 2017

The annual ASCE / CEEFA banquet, held on Friday, April 7, honored several CEE members. The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) student chapter hosted the event which brings together current students and members of the Civil and Environmental Engineering Friends Association (CEEFA) for a social evening. The event typically consists of presentations by the Department Chair, CEEFA Board of...

Steel Bridge 2017

Steel Bridge Team Second at Regional Competition

Date: April 10, 2017

The University of Michigan Steel Bridge Team (SBT) participated in the 2017 ASCE North Central Regional Competition this past weekend (April 6-8) at Lawrence Technological University.  The event brings schools from Michigan and northern Ohio together to compete with their 1:10 scale steel bridges designed to meet specific challenges set by the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE)...

Steven J. Wright

Commemorating a career: Steven Wright retires

Date: March 31, 2017

By Stephanie Trierweiler

Growing up on a tiny, 250-acre farm in Washington state pointed Steven J. Wright toward a lifetime of problem-solving and a 40-year career as a professor of civil and environmental engineering.  His parents’ lifestyle mismatched their ambitions, he says, and this shaped his early vision for his vocation.  “In that dryland climate, you can...

Five students earn Rackham Predoctoral Fellowships

Date: March 21, 2017

Doctoral students Elizabeth Agee, Byungjoo Choi, Heather Goetsch, Bharadwaj Mantha and Chia-Chen Wu have each been selected to receive a Rackham Postdoctoral Fellowship.

This fellowship supports outstanding students who have achieved candidacy and are actively working on dissertation research and writing. It is intended to support those who are working on dissertations that are...

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