Civil & Environmental Engineering: Building a Better World


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"Every bridge is its own engineering masterpiece"


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Professor Raskin receives ISME-IWA Bio Cluster Award


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Research Highlights

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...

Pile Driver Sensors

When piles are driven into soil to provide foundational support for structures, vibrations are caused that can create cracks in deep foundations for nearby structures, like bridges.

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Mercury in the Air

Many people have heard about the dangers of eating fish contaminated with mercury, but not everyone realizes that one of the ways mercury gets in the atmosphere is through coal-fired power plants...

News

8/30/2016

Karen McKeachie (MSECE ’78) was the victim of a fatal traffic accident on August 26, 2016. She was a champion and a pioneer in the triathlon world...

8/18/2016

Build a Better World is a new animated video that introduces the U-M Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering. 

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Xunchang Fei, Richard Woods and Athena Gkrizi
8/15/2016

In an interview appearing in the July/august issue of Geostrata, Professor Emeritus Richard...

8/12/2016

The ShanghaiRanking Consultancy has published a...

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Events

Thursday, September 1, 2016 - 10:00am
Location:

Johnson Rooms @ Lurie Engineering Center

Monday, September 12, 2016 - 6:00pm
Martin Kaufman, U-M Flint Earth and Resource Science Department
Location:

STAMPS Auditorium
1226 Murfin Ave., Ann Arbor
Walgreen Drama Center

Thursday, September 22, 2016 - 3:00pm
Kim Hayes, Professor and Donald Malloure Department Chair in Civil and Environmental Engineering, Alec Gallimore, Robert J. Vlasic Dean of Engineering
Location:

Johnson Rooms
Third Floor
Robert H. Lurie Engineering Center
1221 Beal Avenue

Saturday, October 1, 2016 - 7:30am
Location:

Nichols Arboretum

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