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Nov 25, 2020

Northeastern University: A Valuable Partner for Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

CEE Professor Auroop Ganguly was recently appointed as Chief Scientist of Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL)’s Advanced Computing, Mathematics, and Data Division, Physical and Computational Sciences Directorate. The new partnership between Northeastern University and PNNL focuses on urban resilience and security.

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Ameet Pinto, Assistant Professor, Civil & Environmental Engineering, poses for a portrait inside Snell Engineering at Northeastern University

Sep 04, 2020

Somerville to Monitor Wastewater for Evidence of COVID-19

CEE Assistant Professor Ameet Pinto was featured by the City of Somerville and WBUR on how he is working with Somerville officials to track coronavirus outbreaks through sewage testing.

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Aug 11, 2020

How to Choose the Best Cloth Face Mask for You

CEE Associate Professor Loretta Fernandez was featured in the NY Times Wirecutter article “How to Choose the Best Cloth Face Mask for You” for her expertise in studying how to make the best fitting mask.

Civil & Environmental Engineering

May 14, 2020

Geoscientists Help Map the Pandemic

Interdisciplinary PhD alum Babak Fard, PhD’18 used his work with Auroop Ganguly as a starting point for risk modeling and adapt it to COVID-19 risk mapping and modeling, as described in the Eos article “Geoscientists Help Map the Pandemic“.

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Apr 23, 2020

Adding A Nylon Stocking Layer Could Boost Protection From Cloth Masks, Study Finds

CEE/MES Assistant Professors Loretta Fernandez was featured in the NPR article “Adding A Nylon Stocking Layer Could Boost Protection From Cloth Masks, Study Finds” and WFUV.org article “Adding A Nylon Stocking Layer Could Boost Protection From…” about her research in making sure COVID-19 masks are effective.

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Feb 28, 2020

MTA announces members of major construction review unit

CEE Professor Ali Touran highlighted in MassTransit for being selected to be a member of the Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA) Major Construction Review Unit (MCRU).

Civil & Environmental Engineering

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Jan 21, 2020

India’s Sanitation Measures may be Showing Initial Results

CEE Professor Auroop Ganguly was quoted in Nature India’s article “India’s sanitation measures may be showing initial results.”

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Jan 03, 2020

TSEC 15: Integrating Sustainability and Resilience into Structural Engineering

CEE Professor and Chair Jerome Hajjar was featured in the Engineering Management Institute’s podcast “TSEC 15: Integrating Sustainability and Resilience into Structural Engineering” in which he talked about how we can integrate sustainability and resilience into structural engineering.

Civil & Environmental Engineering