In the Media

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Jun 27, 2021

Mehrdad Sasani Discusses Surfside, Florida Building Collapse

Professor Mehrdad Sasani, civil and environmental engineering, was featured in several media publications discussing the devastating collapse of a condo building in Surfside, Florida. Sasani’s research interests include progressive collapse of structures; earthquake engineering; structural integrity and reliability; and building and community resilience. WCVB.com, WBAL TV, WPRI, The Boston Globe, News @ Northeastern, CNN, USA […]

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Jun 14, 2021

Steel Diaphragm Innovation Initiative Improves Seismic Design Tools

CEE Professor and Chair Jerome Hajjar was featured in the Engineering News-Record article “Steel Diaphragm Innovation Initiative Improves Seismic Design Tools” as being part of a new team of steel structure researchers.

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Feb 11, 2021

If double-masking is hurting your ears, try these tips to relieve the pain

CEE Associate Professor Loretta Fernandez was featured in the Washington Post article “If double-masking is hurting your ears, try these tips to relieve the pain” for her research into finding effective fitting masks.

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Jan 21, 2021

Living in Boston During COVID-19: Vaccination Planning and Hesitancy

In a newly released report from the Boston Area Research Initiative, the Center for Survey Research, and the Boston Public Health Commission, Assistant Professor Ryan Wang and a host of colleagues from Northeastern and other universities and organizations published the fifth installment of their research into the pandemic in the Boston area. That report, titled […]

Civil & Environmental Engineering

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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