In the Media

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May 15, 2024

What the EPA’s Ban on ‘Forever Chemicals’ in Drinking Water Means for Massachusetts

CEE Assistant Professor Julia Hopkins was featured in the Boston Globe article What the EPA’s ban on ‘forever chemicals’ in drinking water means for Massachusetts.

Civil & Environmental Engineering

aron-stubbuns

Apr 22, 2024

5 NSF Projects Transforming How Researchers Understand Plastic Waste

MES/COS/CEE Professor Aron Stubbins’ research on plastic pollution was featured in the NSF article “5 NSF Projects Transforming How Researchers Understand Plastic Waste.”

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Apr 01, 2024

Jerome Hajjar on the Future of Sustainable, Resilient Structures: ‘Let’s Lead a Culture Shift’

CEE Professor and Chair Jerome Hajjar was featured in the American Institute of Steel Construction (AISC) article “Jerome Hajjar on the Future of Sustainable, Resilient Structures: ‘Let’s Lead a Culture Shift’.“

Civil & Environmental Engineering

aron-stubbuns

Feb 02, 2024

How Sunlight Degrades Marine Plastics

MES/COS/CEE Professor Aron Stubbins was featured in the PBS Instagram post “How Sunlight Degrades Marine Plastics.” This research was published as “Molecular Signatures of Dissolved Organic Matter Generated from the Photodissolution of Microplastics in Sunlit Seawater” in Environmental Science & Technology and “Photochemical dissolution of buoyant microplastics to dissolved organic carbon: Rates and microbial impacts” […]

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Fatemeh Ghoreishi

Nov 20, 2023

New Tool for Building and Fixing Roads and Bridges: Artificial Intelligence

CEE/Khoury Assistant Professor Fatemeh Ghoreishi was featured in the New York Times article “New Tool for Building and Fixing Roads and Bridges: Artificial Intelligence.”

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Samuel Munoz

Oct 18, 2023

Here’s Why Salt Water Is Invading the Mississippi and Whether It Will Happen More Often

MES/CEE Associate Professor Samuel Munoz was featured in the Scientific American article “Here’s Why Salt Water Is Invading the Mississippi and Whether It Will Happen More Often.”

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Oct 18, 2023

WBUR: To Slow Climate Change, Some Want to ‘Engineer the Ocean’

University Distinguished and Snell Professor of Engineering Akram Alshawabkeh’s lab is working with Sr. Scientist Ken Buesseler of the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution to see if a simple, solar-powered battery attached to a small float might be able to deliver a constant, low-dose of iron in the ocean to address climate change. View the WBUR […]

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Sep 13, 2023

How Can Residents in Morocco Guard Against the Next Deadly Earthquake?

CEE Professor Mehrdad Sasani was interviewed by NPR in the article “How can residents in Morocco guard against the next deadly earthquake?” He was also featured in articles by News9Live, Axios, DW and Fast Company. Related article: Morocco earthquake devastation worsened by age-old construction methods, expert says

Civil & Environmental Engineering