Michigan Engineering researchers will help reveal pathways for virus detection and transmission
Interdisciplinary study seeks to mitigate transmission of respiratory viral diseases such as flu and COVID-19 in children
Michigan Engineering group creates model for layering COVID-19 defenses
The model can be used as a tool to inform decision-makers and individuals on relative risks and advantages associated with a layered defense.
Wastewater to drinking water: EPA grants $1.2M to U-M for virus removal study
In preparation for climate adaptation in water-stressed areas, researchers will assess how well existing treatment systems prepare water for reuse.
Michigan researchers get $5.3M to expand COVID-19 wastewater monitoring
“Wastewater-based epidemiology has shown to be a valuable tool to inform public health officials of case levels and infection trends in a community.”
A resilient campus
How engineers are applying their expertise for future planning.
N95 mask disinfection: New evidence on how hospitals can effectively recycle key PPE
First-of-its-kind study examined multiple pathogens, as well as filtration and fit.
More responsive COVID-19 wastewater test developed
Measuring RNA from SARS-COV-2 allows for more accurate testing than similar methods.
The Importance of Mobility Education: A Q&A with Jim Sayer, PhD
We need to expand the way we think of mobility in terms of not only what affects ourselves, but how the way we move affects the overall system.
Personal cold plasma “air curtain” design for COVID-19 protection moves forward
Medical giant Johnson & Johnson and federal HHS select U-M design with “minimal impact on daily life.”