In the Media

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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

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Sep 01, 2023

Summer 2023 marks second rainiest in Boston, forecasters say

CEE Professor Auroop Ganguly was featured in the Boston Globe article “Summer 2023 marks second rainiest in Boston, forecasters say.”

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Julia Varshavsky

Jul 10, 2023

A New Law Is Supposed to Protect Pregnant Workers — But What If We Don’t Know How?

Bouve/CEE Assistant Professor Julia Varshavsky was featured in the KFF Health News article “A New Law Is Supposed to Protect Pregnant Workers — But What If We Don’t Know How?“

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Jul 06, 2023

New study shows how U.S. factories could dramatically cut costs with one simple adjustment: ‘This must change’

CEE Associate Professor Matthew Eckelman was featured in the Yahoo News article “New study shows how U.S. factories could dramatically cut costs with one simple adjustment: ‘This must change’.”

Civil & Environmental Engineering