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.
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.
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.
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.
One way to potentially track COVID-19? Sewage surveillance
Collaborative research led by Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering Krista Wigginton is featured in Wired.
UM, Stanford study early warning system for coronavirus through sewage
Collaborative research between University of Michigan Engineering and Stanford hopes to detect COVID-19 in wastewater before it spreads across a community.
Human urine can safely be used as fertilizer, U-M researchers find
CEE associate professor Krista Wigginton’s research is featured in MLive.