Structures News

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Apr 05, 2024

Expanding a Structural Engineering Co-op into a Full-Time Position

Terenia Hankewycz, civil engineering, E’22, was able to go more in-depth with each co-op in the civil engineering industry. With a particular focus on structural engineering, she returned to one of her co-ops full-time after graduation.

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Dec 11, 2023

Improving Structural Health and Climate Change with Machine Learning

CEE Assistant Professor Eleonora Tronci is a structural engineer who uses machine learning to assess damage in civil structures and optimize wind farms while focusing on the adaptability of her research to climate change. She joined Northeastern in September 2023.

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Dec 06, 2023

Caracoglia Part of Team to Test Life Size Buildings Against Simulated Tornados

CEE Professor Luca Caracoglia is part of a team of researchers across nine universities who have been given a four-year, $14 million grant by the NSF to design a facility that can test tornado effects on real-life scale building models.

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Oct 31, 2023

Time Magazine Names Northeastern Research-supported Company’s Turbine Towers to Best Inventions of 2023 List

Time Magazine selected the spirally welded wind towers as one of “The Best Inventions of 2023,” highlighting the innovative and efficient approach developed by Keystone Tower Systems with support from CEE Professor Andy Myers.

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Sep 28, 2023

Hajjar Serves as President of Structural Engineering Institute Beginning October 2023

Jerome F. Hajjar, PhD, PE, F.ASCE, F.SEI, CDM Smith Professor and Chair of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Northeastern University, and member of the National Academy of Engineering, becomes the President of the Structural Engineering Institute (SEI) in October 2023.

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Aug 09, 2023

Baiyu Chen, CEE PhD Student, Receives SEAMASS Scholarship

Baiyu Chen, civil and environmental engineering PhD student, has been awarded the Structural Engineers Association of Massachusetts (SEAMASS) scholarship. SEAMASS is a non-profit, member-driven organization that holds a mission to advance the structural engineering profession.

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Mar 08, 2023

Training the Coming Generation of Grid-Interactive Efficient Building Operators

CEE Assistant Professor Michael Kane received a $750,000 award from the US Department of Energy to develop a training program for vocational technology high schools and community colleges that improves entry-level building operators’ literacy in grid-interactive efficient buildings.

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Feb 08, 2023

Building a Carbon Negative Future with Steel and Cross Laminated Timber

In a new $3.1M grant from the Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E), Northeastern Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Chair and CDM Smith Professor Jerome Hajjar will lead a multi-institution team of researchers developing a new carbon sequestration technique using cross-laminated timber composite floor systems in bolted steel construction for building structures.

Civil & Environmental Engineering