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Eugene Glysson

Eugene A. Glysson Receives Posthumous Award of Excellence

Date: June 20, 2018

Professor Emeritus Eugene A. Glysson was posthumously awarded the Abel Wolman Award of Excellence from the American Water Works Association (AWWA) during the 2018 AWWA Annual Conference & Exposition, June 11–14, 2018.

This award recognizes those whose careers in the water works industry exemplify vision, creativity and excellence, and who have had recognizable impact on the...

Steven J. Wright Receives Telford Premium

Date: June 6, 2018

Civil and Environmental Engineering Professor Steven J. Wright and his two former PhD students (Dr. Jose G. Vasconcelos and Dr. James W. Lewis) were awarded the Institute of Civil Engineers (ICE) Telford Premium for their paper "Air–water interactions in urban drainage systems," published in Engineering and Computational Mechanics (September 2017).

The Telford...

Lutgarde Raskin Selected as AEESP Distinguished Lecturer

Date: June 6, 2018

Civil and Environmental Engineering Professor Lutgarde Raskin has been selected as the 2018-2019 Distinguished Lecturer by the Association of Environmental Engineering and Science Professors (AEESP), in recognition of her excellence as both a researcher and educator and ability to give engaging oral presentations to members of the environmental engineering community and the general public....

Steel Bridge May 2018

Impressive Finish for Steel Bridge Team in National Competition

Date: May 29, 2018

The University of Michigan’s Steel Bridge Team finished an exceptional year by placing 13th overall at the ASCE/AISC National Student Steel Bridge Competition at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, May 25-26, 2018.

The team competed against 41 other teams in the national competition, consisting of the top two teams from each regional competition. The University of...

CEE Mourns the Loss of Dr. Maria Szerszen

Date: May 29, 2018

Dr. Maria Szerszen, a CEE faculty member from 1996 to 2007, passed away on Sunday, May 20, 2018, at the age of 63 after a short battle with cancer.

Born Aug. 5, 1954, Szerszen earned her master’s degree in civil engineering from Cracow University of Technology in Kraków, Poland in 1978. She served as a teaching assistant before earning her PhD and a position as an...

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