An animation illustrating the concept of permeability, part of a Tech Alive teaching module developed by Professor Marty Auer (CEE) and colleagues, will be used in an interactive teaching tool that is being developed by Shell Global Solutions (US) Inc. for use by the US Environmental Protection Agency, state and local agencies, universities and companies with underground storage tank issues.
Professor Noel Urban (CEE/CWS) and CoPIs Associate Professor Judith Perlinger (CEE) and Associate Professor Carol MacLennan (SS) have received $59,790 from the University of Michigan, Michigan Sea Grant, for a two-year project, “Integrated Assessment of Torch Lake.”
Michigan Tech’s Steel Bridge team brought home two first places and placed fourth overall in the National Student Steel Bridge Competition competition at Clemson University May 25-26. The Tech team earned first places for lightness and construction efficiency.
Work by Associate Professor Zhangping You (CEE) is featured in the article “Nanoclays Lead to Better Asphalt in Roads,” appearing in Nano: The Magazine for Small Science.
The paper written by Associate Professor Zhanping You (CEE) was ranked ninth in the top 25 hottest articles of 2011 by Science Direct.