Floodproofing Cities with Smart Stormwater Systems

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Vineet Kamat Receives the CII Distinguished Professor Award

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Research Highlights

Kurt Lundeen
Construction Robots that Make Decisions
What if robot assistants could do some of the difficult or dangerous jobs on a construction site; and could think for themselves to get the work done better?

As shown in this video, which is...

Carol Menassa
Comfort Driven Data

Carol Menassa is bringing new ways to keep people comfortable while making buildings more sustainable. Her lab concentrates on building wandering robotic sensors called “turtle-bots”,...

Drones and Natural Disasters

Typically surveying natural disasters like earthquakes, floods, and landslides involves putting boots on the ground and using tools like measuring tape or GPS to take stock of how the area has...

Dead Zone Boat

A lake covered in green, thick algae is not only unpleasant to look at, it can also mean that natural toxins are negatively impacting other organisms in the lake.

To better understand the...


UNLEASH Lab 2017

Three Civil and Environmental Engineering Ph.D. students, Christina Reynolds, Kevin Fries and Matt Vedrin, attended the inaugural UNLEASH Lab...

UM CEE Student-Katherine Flannigan

Civil engineering graduate student, Katherine Flanigan, was awarded the first place prize in the...

U-M Steel Bridge Team

The University of Michigan Steel Bridge Team (SBT) finished up a very successful season of competition. After...

Vineet Kamat, 2017 CII Distinguished Professor Award

Professor Vineet R. Kamat was the 2017 recipient of the Distinguished Professor Award from the Construction Industry Institute (CII). ...

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