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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...

Carol Menassa

Professor Menassa earns innovation award from Fiatech

Date: January 12, 2017

Professor Carol Menassa has been selected to receive a Celebration of Engineering and Technology Innovation (CETI) award from Fiatech.

Menassa will receive an award in the category of Outstanding Early Career Researcher (for those with fewer than 10 years in their careers).

The award will be presented at Fiatech’s Annual Technology Conference and Showcase, which will take...

Marc Edwards

Marc Edwards to receive water treatment innovation prize at the University of Michigan

Date: January 12, 2017

Marc Edwards has been selected to receive the inaugural Borchardt-Glysson Water Treatment Innovation Prize. Edwards is the Charles P. Lunsford Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Virginia Tech.

​Edwards will receive the Borchardt-Glysson Water Treatment Innovation Prize on February 21, 2017, at the Borchardt Conference, a Triennial Symposium on Advancements in Water and...

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