College of Engineering Professor and Chair, Antonio Nanni, has been elected as vice president of the American Concrete Institute.

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Mechanical and Aerospace

Alumna Aids Rover’s Daring Descent to Another World

University of Miami graduate Erisa Hines Stilley, a NASA engineer on the Mars 2020 mission, helped lead the entry, descent, and landing team for the space agency’s most sophisticated robotic rover, which is currently looking for signs of ancient life on the red planet.

https://news.miami.edu/stories/2021/04/alumna-managed-rover-maneuvers-to-mars.html


Civil, Architectural and Environmental

World’s Wealthiest Man Has (Tunnel) Vision for Miami

Elon Musk, who heads the list of the top 10 richest people, has proposed building a tunnel underneath the Miami River to alleviate traffic gridlock. Engineers say it can be done, despite the challenges posed by Miami’s porous limestone. Architects say sustainable initiatives shouldn’t be abandoned.

https://news.miami.edu/stories/2021/02/worlds-wealthiest-man-has-a-tunnel-vision-for-miami.html