The Graduate Student Advisory Council (GSAC) serves as an advisory body to the Department Chair, Professor Jerome Lynch, and Associate Department Chair of Graduate Programs Professor Yafeng Yin, in matters of student climate, and serves as an information resource to current students. It is made up of graduate students representing our different sub-disciplines within CEE. Please feel free to contact the GSAC at CEE-GSACemail@example.com.
GSAC is on Slack! Join umcee.slack.com using your umich email to get updates on recent activities and chat with your fellow graduate students! This is an entirely student-focused group meant for graduate students and postdocs. Contact the GSAC at CEE-GSACfirstname.lastname@example.org for any questions or connection issues.
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Advisory Council Members
Hassan is a master’s student pursuing Construction Engineering and Management. Outside school, he enjoys the outdoors and being physically active.
Dan is a PhD student in Civil Engineering working with Dr. Peter Adriaens in Smart Infrastructure Finance. Her research involves impact investing in municipal bonds and infrastructure tokenization. In her free time she enjoys drawing, rock climbing and spending time with her cat.
Connor is a PhD student in the Civil Engineering program, advised by Professor Jeff Scruggs. His research is focused on self-powered vibration control systems for civil structures. In his free time, he enjoys cooking, reading and more recently, gardening.
Paixun is a master’s student in Civil Engineering studying Intelligent Systems. He is interested in emerging information technologies as well as cool gadgets. In his free time, he enjoys travelling and outdoor activities.
Jiawei is a master’s student Environmental Engineering program. He works with Professor Glen Diagger’s environmental biotechnology group and gets data from the bioreactor in the Ann Arbor wastewater treatment plant. He is interested in the application of data analysis techniques in the water treatment field.
Hang (Alex) Song
Hang (Alex) is a first year PhD student in Environmental Engineering working with Prof. Lutgarde Raskin and Prof. Steven skerlos. Specifically, her research focuses on studying mainstream denitrification using recirculating dynamic membrane bioreactors. She enjoys reading, hiking and cooking.
Awaakeh S. Wokpeh
Awaakeh is an international student from Liberia, West Africa. She is studying for her master’s of engineering in Smart Infrastructure Finance. She loves to serve and is a strong advocate for women’s empowerment.
Hongrui is a PhD student working with Prof. Kamat and Prof. Menassa. Her research interests are about proactive collaborative robots on construction sites. She likes to workout, cook and watch movies in her free time.
Not pictured: Mira Chaplin, Chenyu Ji
As the Senior Graduate Coordinator in Civil and Environmental Engineering, Anne provides administrative and programmatic support to CEE’s Graduate programs. Some of her favorite activities and hobbies include walking at night and enjoying good movies, good stories and campfires.