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Mar 01, 2024

Using Civil Engineering to Make Boston a Better City for All

Emily Urbanski knew from the start that Boston was the right place to be as a civil engineer. After two co-ops and plenty of on-campus involvement, her hope is to change the city’s transit system for the better.

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Feb 26, 2024

Northeastern Among Top 100 Universities for Utility Patents

Northeastern University, recognized for its excellence in innovation and entrepreneurship, has once again been named one of the top 100 universities worldwide for securing utility patents by the National Academy of Inventors.

Bioengineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil & Environmental Engineering, Electrical & Computer Engineering

Feb 22, 2024

Research Partnership Between Northeastern and University College Dublin Flourishes

ChE Professor Rebecca Carrier is part of one of several new research projects in collaboration with University College Dublin.

Bioengineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil & Environmental Engineering, Electrical & Computer Engineering, Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Feb 22, 2024

Advice on Creating Equity and Inclusion in Engineering Workplaces

Chemical engineer and DEI leader Mark McBride-Wright spoke at a fireside chat with COE Dean Gregory Abowd about implementing diversity, equity and inclusion in engineering communities.

Bioengineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil & Environmental Engineering, Electrical & Computer Engineering, Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Feb 21, 2024

Fending Off Cyberthreats in the Wake of Natural Disasters

CEE Distinguished Professor Auroop Ganguly and his interdisciplinary team are researching new ways to adapt to climate change and security challenges to improve recovery after natural disasters.

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Feb 21, 2024

How to Navigate the Unique Challenges Facing Women in Engineering

ECE Associate Professor Sarah Ostadabbas and and CEE Assistant Professor Kelsey Pieper offer advice for future female engineers looking for paths that help them grow and mentors that empower them.

Bioengineering, Civil & Environmental Engineering, Electrical & Computer Engineering

Feb 09, 2024

Northeastern Joins Forces with UMass Amherst in First-Ever National Offshore Wind Research Center

CEE Professor Andrew Myers, CEE/MIE Associate Research Professor Nathan Post, and CEE CDM Smith Professor and Department Chair Jerome Hajjar, in collaboration with the University of Massachusetts Amherst and a consortium of forty partners, were selected to join a first-of-its-kind research center dedicated to accelerate reliable and equitable offshore wind energy deployment across the nation. […]

Civil & Environmental Engineering

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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