Byungjoo Choi Awarded Towner Prize for Distinguished Academic Achievement

Date: February 28, 2018

​CEE PhD candidate, Byungjoo Choi, has been awarded the Richard F. and Eleanor A. Towner Prize for Distinguished Academic Achievement. This is prize is presented to outstanding graduate students in each degree program. Criteria for the award includes the student’s active participation in research, their leadership and their high academic performance.

Choi’s civil...

CEE's Kate Dowdell Awarded AWWA Fellowship

Date: February 27, 2018

Environmental Engineering PhD student, Kate Dowdell, has been awarded a fellowship for water quality and treatment research from the Michigan Section of the American Water Works Association (MI-AWWA).

Dowdell’s project, “Reducing Selection of Opportunistic Bacterial Pathogens in Biological Drinking Water Filters,” was selected based on the merits of the study, as well...

Jason McCormick honored as Arthur P. Thurnau Professor

Date: February 16, 2018

Associate Professor, Jason McCormick, has been recognized for his outstanding contributions to undergraduate education as one of this year's Arthur F. Thurnau Professors. The 2018 honorees were approved Thursday by the Board of Regents.

Criteria for Thurnau professorships include a strong commitment to students and to teaching and learning, excellence in teaching, innovations...

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CEE Alumnus Elected to National Academy of Engineering

Date: February 14, 2018

Environmental Engineering Professor and CEE Alumnus, Pedro Alvarez, has been elected to the National Academy of Engineering (NAE). Election to the National Academy of Engineering is among the highest professional distinctions accorded to a U.S. engineer. The NAE selected Alvarez for his contributions to the practice and pedagogy of bioremediation and environmental nanotechnology.


NGTS Faculty and MiTSO Attend TRB Transportation Meeting

Date: February 1, 2018

Civil and Environmental Engineering faculty and students recently attended one of the world’s largest gatherings of transportation professionals. The Transportation Research Board (TRB) held their 97th Annual Meeting in Washington D.C on January 7-11, 2018. A group from the Michigan Transportation Student Organization (MiTSO), along with six CEE faculty members, traveled to D.C. to learn...

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