Systems featuring a ‘membrane-aerated biofilm reactor’ can also remove more nitrogen from treatment plant discharges.
Energy & Environment
Wastewater treatment at one-third the size and cost
Glen Daigger and Nancy Love receive Wesley W. Horner Award from ASCE
Their winning paper explores integrated urban water management systems.
Brian Ellis awarded Sloan Foundation “net zero” grant
The Alfred P. Sloan grant funds projects furthering technologies that sequester carbon or have zero emissions.
Researchers share innovative ideas in concrete for a more sustainable future
Speakers at the symposium “From Lab to Site: Innovation in Concrete” discussed climate change, 3D printing, “smart” buildings, research potential and collaboration.
New partnership provides accelerated master’s degree option
The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at U-M and the School of Environment at Tsinghua University have been approved for a partnership to establish an Accelerated Master’s Degree Program in Environmental Engineering for students from the School of Environment at Tsinghua.
New grant enables research on extremely durable concrete
CEE Professor Victor Li leads a project to reduce energy and emissions through more durable concrete.
Restoration and collaboration
A field trip to the Boardman River presents a unique opportunity to see dam restoration and cross-disciplinary collaboration in action.
Two CEE PhD students receive Dow Sustainability Fellowships
CEE students Cassandra Champagne and Morteza Taiebat have been named 2019 Dow Sustainability Doctoral Fellows.
Jeff Scruggs selected for Berker and Gokyigit Faculty Scholar Award
This award recognizes outstanding work by a member of the CEE Department in advancing the state of the art in smart and sustainable infrastructure systems.
Joint U-M and GLWA team wins inaugural Intelligent Water Challenge
University-utility partnership designs a system to demonstrate the value of smart water technologies.
Krista Wigginton wins Paul L. Busch Award from the Water Research Foundation
CEE professor unites virology with engineering to develop a novel approach to managing risks associated with viruses in water.
Finding the right temperature
University of Michigan faculty receive an NSF grant to investigate automated, data-driven HVAC control.
PhD Student Cassandra Champagne Receives EREF Scholarship Award
PhD student receives scholarship for work in waste management and engineering.