The University of Michigan Concrete Canoe team finishes an exceptional year by placing 19th overall at the ASCE National Concrete Canoe Competition.
Civil and Environmental Engineering
Concrete Canoe Completes First Appearance at National Competition
Brian R. Ellis Selected to Participate in Frontiers of Engineering Symposium
Assistant Professor Brian R. Ellis is among 84 of the nation’s brightest young engineers selected to take part in the National Academy of Engineering’s 24th annual U.S. Frontiers of Engineering symposium.
Eugene A. Glysson Receives Posthumous Award of Excellence
Professor Emeritus Eugene A. Glysson was posthumously awarded the Abel Wolman Award of Excellence from the American Water Works Association (AWWA) during the 2018 AWWA Annual Conference & Exposition, June 11–14, 2018.
Steven J. Wright Receives Telford Premium
Professor Steven J. Wright and his two former PhD students (Dr. Jose G. Vasconcelos and Dr. James W. Lewis) were awarded the Institute of Civil Engineers (ICE) Telford Premium for their paper.
Lutgarde Raskin Selected as AEESP Distinguished Lecturer
Professor Lutgarde Raskin has been selected as the 2018-2019 Distinguished Lecturer by the Association of Environmental Engineering and Science Professors (AEESP).
Bendable concrete, with a design inspired by seashells, can make US infrastructure safer and more durable
Bendable concrete makes infrastructure safer, extends its service life and reduces maintenance costs and resource use.
Impressive Finish for Steel Bridge Team in National Competition
The University of Michigan’s Steel Bridge Team finished an exceptional year by placing 13th overall at the ASCE/AISC National Student Steel Bridge Competition at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, May 25-26, 2018.
Staff member Steve Donajkowski receives CEE Staff Excellence Award
Steve Donajkowski received the annual Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Staff Excellence Award.
Junxing Zheng and Roman Hryciw Receive ASTM International Hogentogler Award
CEE PhD alumnus and CEE professor receive an award for their paper “Soil Particle Size and Shape Distributions by Stereophotography and Image Analysis.”
Professors Valeriy Ivanov and Nikolaos Katopodes receive MICDE Catalyst Grant
Professors Valeriy Ivanov and Nikolaos Katopodes were among a group of four researchers to receive one of these grants for their project “Urban Flood Modeling at ‘Human Action’ Scale: Harnessing the Power of Reduced-Order Approaches and Uncertainty Quantification.”
Staff Member Sherry Brueger Receives CoE Staff Excellence Award
The College of Engineering has selected Faculty Support Coordinator Sherry Brueger to receive a Staff Excellence Award.
Research Promoting the Elderly’s Mobility
SangHyun Lee will be leading one of six research teams awarded funding by the U-M Exercise and Sport Science Initiative (ESSI).
Congratulations, CEE Graduates!
On April 27, 2018, the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering celebrated the tremendous achievements of their graduates.
Dr. Will Tarpeh inducted into the Edward Alexander Bouchet Graduate Honor Society
Dr. Will Tarpeh, a post-doctoral fellow working under the direction of Professors Nancy Love and Krista Wigginton, has been selected for induction to the Edward Alexander Bouchet Graduate Honor Society at Yale University.
CEE Doctoral Students Receive NSF Fellowships and Honorable Mentions
The National Science Foundation (NSF) has selected two CEE doctoral students to receive 2018 NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) Fellowships.
Steel Bridge and Concrete Canoe teams each place first at Regionals and are headed to Nationals!
After placing first at the regional competitions, the University of Michigan’s Concrete Canoe and Steel Bridge teams are heading to Nationals.
Deb Niemeier Emphasizes Social Justice During Richart Lecture
Deb A. Niemeier presented the annual Frank E. Richart Jr. Distinguished Lecture on Monday, April 2 in the Iacocca Auditorium in the GG Brown Building.
Innovative Tools for Disaster Science & Resiliency Collaboration
A new research project, led by U-M Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) Professor, Sherif El-Tawil, is using technology to solve some of the biggest challenges in the area of disaster science and community resilience following an extreme event.
Sherif El-Tawil Awarded Antoine Naaman Collegiate Professorship
Civil and Environmental Engineering Professor, Sherif El-Tawil, has been awarded the Antoine E. Naaman Collegiate Professorship.
SangHyun Lee and Meiyin Liu Honored at National Ergonomics Conference
Professor SangHyun Lee and his student, Meiyin Liu, both were honored with awards during the 21st Annual Applied Ergonomics Conference held March 26-28 in Atlanta, GA.