There’s another way to pay for infrastructure projects
Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering Peter Adriaens op-ed in Bloomberg explores the ways the U.S. can finance infrastructure improvements by packaging and selling data on their usage.
What is bendable concrete, and how can it help fight climate change?
Global CO2 Initiative researchers explain how their work can contribute to curbing climate change.
$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.
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.
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.
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.
These origami-inspired microbots can execute complicated tasks
CEE Assistant Professor Evgueni Filipov’s microbot research is featured in Interesting Engineering.
Origami principles can unlock the potential of tiny robots
CEE Associate Professor Evgueni Filipov’s microbot research is featured in Slash Gear.
How to clean your N95 mask or face covering with COVID-19
Michigan Engineering research on mask decontamination is featured in Forbes.
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.