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Vineet Kamat, 2017 CII Distinguished Professor Award

Professor Kamat Receives the CII Distinguished Professor Award

Date: August 1, 2017

Professor Vineet R. Kamat was the 2017 recipient of the Distinguished Professor Award from the Construction Industry Institute (CII).  Professor Kamat was presented with the award during the CII Annual Conference on August 1 in Orlando, Fl.

The award “recognizes the most outstanding university faculty member incorporating published CII research...

Terese Olson, a U-M associate professor of civil and environmental engineering

'Missing lead' in Flint water pipes confirms cause of crisis

Date: July 28, 2017

ANN ARBOR—A study of lead service lines in Flint's damaged drinking water system reveals a Swiss cheese pattern in the pipes' interior crust, with holes where the lead used to be.

The findings—led by researchers at the University of Michigan—support the generally accepted understanding that lead leached into the system because that water wasn't treated to...

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...

Augmented Reality System

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...

Henry Liu

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...

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