CEE Communication Lab

The Comm Lab offers on-line workshops and peer-to-peer coaching for graduate-level writing and communication tasks for course work and for research.  ​The Comm Lab is also offering on-line office hours for quick questions relating to tips and tools you might need for your writing and communication tasks.  Click “schedule appointment” below to request a one-hour peer-to-peer coaching session or a 15-minute office hour.  Please contact our Program Coordinator, Tracy Carter (t.carter@northeastern.edu) with any questions.

The Comm Lab brings a discipline-specific perspective to assist you with the task at hand—whether you’re working on a manuscript, poster, presentation, or other projects.

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Comm Lab Fellows

Andrew Summerfield is a fifth-year structural engineering PhD student working with Professor Andy Myers. His research focuses on the prediction of wave loads on monopile-supported offshore wind turbines. Before starting graduate school, he worked at a structural engineering firm in Boston, where he did bridge inspection and rating work. He has presented his research at the North American Wind Energy Academy’s 2017 and 2019 Conferences and at numerous poster sessions throughout his graduate school career. He has also worked as a teacher and tutor in the past. Outside of research, he spends his time reading, playing and listening to music, and thinking about the role of social justice and activism in engineering.