Monday, January 11, 2021

$9.95M going to University of Michigan for 20 ‘smart intersections’ in Ann Arbor

A nearly 10M project bringing smart intersections in Ann Arbor is detailed in MLive.

WXYZ Thursday, January 7, 2021

20 ‘smart intersections’ coming to Ann Arbor

Details on a nearly 10M project to bring more smart intersections to Ann Arbor is detailed in WXYZ.

The New York Times Monday, August 31, 2020

Looking to reopen, colleges become labs for coronavirus tests and tracking apps

Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering Krista Wigginton tells New York Times that universities are working to find new tools to help them track and curb the spread of COVID-19 on campuses.

Detroit Free Press Friday, August 28, 2020

Fix for Detroit-area’s aging water pipes could include liners, sensors

A partnership between University of Michigan researchers, Great Lakes Water Authority and Structural Technologies is looking to smart sensors to bolster water pipelines in Detroit, as reported by the Detroit Free Press.

Interesting Engineering Monday, August 3, 2020

These origami-inspired microbots can execute complicated tasks

CEE Assistant Professor Evgueni Filipov’s microbot research is featured in Interesting Engineering.

In the News Monday, August 3, 2020

Origami principles can unlock the potential of tiny robots

CEE Associate Professor Evgueni Filipov’s microbot research is featured in Slash Gear.

Forbes Monday, August 3, 2020

How to clean your N95 mask or face covering with COVID-19

Michigan Engineering research on mask decontamination is featured in Forbes.

Popular Mechanics Wednesday, June 17, 2020

The HVAC system of the future swaps thermostats for thermal cameras

Michigan Engineers’ HVAC system accounts for comfort while using less energy, reports Popular Mechanics.

The New York Times Friday, May 1, 2020

Is it safe to come out of lockdown? Check the sewer

CEE Associate Professor Krista Wigginton explains how wastewater might help us detect coronavirus in a community before it spreads.

Michigan Radio Tuesday, April 7, 2020

In hospitals and labs, researchers find ways to clean and reuse masks

Michigan Engineers are working with medical professionals to find ways to clean and reuse N95s during supply shortages.