In the Media

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Nov 07, 2017

MBTA invests in winter resilience as seasons change

CEE Professor Peter Furth was quoted in BU’s Daily Free Press article “MBTA invests in winter resilience as seasons change” describing how the trains break down when it snows.

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Nov 07, 2017

Hospitals are helping make us all sick

CEE Assistant Professor Matthew Eckelman was featured in the Popular Science article "Hospitals are helping make us all sick" which indicates that the greenhouse emissions associated with the healthcare industry are contributing to climate change related illnesses.

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Nov 07, 2017

Op-Ed on Water by CEE Professor

In an Op-Ed article published by a media house in India, CEE Professor Auroop Ganguly points out that "drought-deluge cycles and water scarcity are wake up calls for citizens and policy makers" and "transformative solutions" from diverse disciplines such as "artificial intelligence, machine learning, ninlinear physics, engineering principles, and econometrics" can be brought to bear to address […]

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Nov 02, 2017

Are Rotaries about to Become a Thing of the Past in Massachusetts

CEE Professor Peter Furth was interviewed by Fox 25 in the story "Are Rotaries about to Become a Thing of the Past in Massachusetts" for his expertise in traffic safety.

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Oct 31, 2017

Shorter red lights for Green Line commuters

CEE Professor Peter Furth was quoted in the Daily Free Press article "Shorter red lights for Green Line commuters" for saying Transit Signal Prioritization (TSP) technology will make the T faster with minimal impact on motorists.

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Sep 03, 2017

Confronting weather extremes

CEE Professor Auroop Ganguly’s op-ed article on “Confronting weather extremes” was featured in the Millennium Post.

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Aug 15, 2017

Public works projects can get done without drama and paralysis. Who knew?

CEE Professor Peter Furth quoted in the Boston Globe article "Public works projects can get done without drama and paralysis. Who knew?"

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Aug 15, 2017

How the Boston area’s most maddening intersections got that way

CEE Professor Peter Furth was quoted in the Boston Globe's article on "How the Boston area’s most maddening intersections got that way" for his expertise in traffic safety.

Civil & Environmental Engineering