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Menassa Receives ASCE’s Alfred Noble Prize

Date: July 10, 2017

Carol Menassa, Associate Professor and John L. Tishman Construction Management Faculty Scholar, has been selected to receive the Alfred Noble Prize from the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE).  The award is given for a technical paper of exceptional merit published prior to the lead author’s 35th birthday.   This prize, consisting of a certificate and honorarium, was...

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Prof. Henry Liu and Michigan Traffic Lab Featured in Forbes

Date: June 22, 2017

View the Forbes article here: University of Michigan Deploys Augmented Reality System to Aid Testing of Automated Vehicles

University Of Michigan Deploys Augmented Reality System To Aid Testing Of Automated Vehicles

All things considered, there have been remarkably few accidents so far as a result of real-world testing of automated vehicles. However, those...

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Mcity demos: Self-driving cars can be even safer with connected technology

Date: June 22, 2017

by Nicole Cassal Moore

ANN ARBOR—A car barrels through a red light, but the Lincoln MKZ leading the cross traffic doesn't T-bone it. In fact, the Lincoln never enters the intersection. It gradually slows down and yields to the law-breaking vehicle with time to spare.

A car is stopped dead in the road around a blind curve, but the Kia Soul that comes up behind it doesn...

Jerome Lynch named chair of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Date: June 19, 2017

by Nicole Casal Moore

A boundary-crossing researcher who aims to make infrastructure more intelligent has been selected as the new chair of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Michigan.

Jerome Lynch will be the Donald Malloure Department Chair of Civil and Environmental Engineering beginning July 1. The U-M Board of Regents...

Emeritus Professor Richard Woods named to the NSF’s Network Independent Advisory Committee

Date: May 24, 2017

The National Hazards Engineering Research Infrastructure (NHERI) system replaces the former George E. Brown Jr. Network for Earthquake Engineering Simulation (NEES) with a broader scope covering multiple natural hazards. Recognizing the national need for resilience against multiple natural hazards, the National Science Foundation (NSF) has initiated a new chapter in hazards research with a $40...

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