Professor Ulrich Kamp is using 90 years of images to visually show how the glaciers in the Andes of Southern Peru are rapidly melting — and hopes seeing is believing. His research is one of nine faculty projects highlighted in CASL's Faculty Research Slam on Oct. 28.
For this year’s DTE E-Challenge, an interdisciplinary team of faculty and students will leverage everything from artificial intelligence to “shaming” to reduce our energy footprint.
Recent work by UM-Dearborn education faculty takes a look at the power of a unique learning garden project that’s Detroit-grown.
UM-Dearborn professors land a U-M Graham Sustainability Institute catalyst grant to work with Detroit residents on how overlooked alleys can be re-imagined to reflect local history and needs, while also addressing multiple sustainability goals.
A UM-Dearborn professor has developed a bike-mounted lidar system that could help researchers and engineers design new strategies for safer streets.
The new certificates are perfect for working professionals who want a new technical expertise or someone looking to test drive a master’s program.
The city of Dearborn and Professor Jacob Napieralski's advanced GIS students are working together — through the aid of a $25,000 Ford College Community Challenge grant — to map and increase Dearborn's tree canopy, understand flood hazards, and streamline multimodal route planning.
Associate Professor Wencong Su breaks down some technology and culture changes that could help us cut carbon emissions from personal vehicles.
UM-Dearborn business professor Marcus Harris teaches students how to create sustainable success in his social entrepreneurship course.
College of Business faculty Mike VanHemert talks about how social changes and company practices are increasingly interacting — and what that means for the future of business.
A 53-member team of students, faculty and staff put together a huge energy savings plan that could save the university $200,000 a year.
U-M Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering Nancy G. Love breaks down the challenges facing urban water systems and what we can do to solve them.
We break down some of the ways the University of Michigan could reduce food waste, knock down our carbon footprint from food services, and get everyone on board with the daily actions needed to make our campuses more sustainable.
A DTE-sponsored competition is challenging Michigan universities to craft comprehensive plans for saving energy. Here’s a peek at how UM-Dearborn is tackling the massive campuswide project.
For UM-Dearborn to go carbon neutral, we’ll have to do something bold about our culture of commuting. Here are some big (and small) ideas that can get us there.
We break down the University of Michigan’s plan to reach net-zero carbon emissions and how it could change the UM-Dearborn campus.
A partnership between Delray residents, community leaders, University of Michigan researchers and students could be a template for advancing campaigns for environmental justice.
Curbing climate change and sustainably supplying food, water and energy among top challenges environmental engineering can help address
These challenges call for new and expanded roles for environmental engineers, says a new report by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. Chancellor Domenico Grasso served as chair of the committee that wrote the report.
Keith Sudak and his team are a big reason why campus is more sustainable than ever.
Examining the effectiveness of hazardous substance rankings and their impact on more environmental conscious industrial practices
Decision Science Assistant Professor Wayne Fu’s research shows that business production practices do change with updated information and improved awareness — even when regulation doesn’t require it.
UM-Dearborn faculty are helping a Detroit resident push his Green Energy Village concept — rows and rows of energy-generating wind-turbine and solar panel-equipped sculptures — to a near-reality on Detroit’s east side.
UM-Dearborn staff and students helped launch the pilot project that encourages healthy eating and seed saving.