Construction Robots that Make Decisions


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Vineet Kamat Receives the CII Distinguished Professor Award


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Carol Menassa Receives ASCE’s Alfred Noble Prize


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Jerome Lynch named Donald Malloure Department Chair


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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...

News

U-M Steel Bridge Team
8/16/2017

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

Vineet Kamat, 2017 CII Distinguished Professor Award
8/01/2017

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

Terese Olson, a U-M associate professor of civil and environmental engineering
7/28/2017

ANN ARBOR—A study of lead service lines in Flint's damaged drinking water system reveals a Swiss cheese pattern in the pipes'...

7/10/2017

Carol Menassa, Associate Professor and John L. Tishman Construction Management Faculty Scholar, has been selected to receive the Alfred Noble...

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