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Jan 03, 2022

Choosing the Best Mask with the Omicron Variant

CEE Assistant Professor Loretta Fernandez and ChE Associate Professor Steve Lustig provide insights into what combination of materials and fits make the best face masks.

Chemical Engineering, Civil & Environmental Engineering

Dec 23, 2021

COE Professors Selected in Stanford University List of Top 2% Scientists Worldwide

The following COE professors are among the top scientists worldwide selected by Stanford University representing the top 2 percent of the most-cited scientists with single-year impact in various disciplines. The selection is based on the top 100,000 by c-score (with and without self-citations) or a percentile rank of 2% or above. The list below includes […]

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

Dec 21, 2021

Civil engineers are adjusting designs and materials to make them more sustainable, but experts say many more solutions are needed

CEE Chair Jerome Hajjar, was featured in the Business Insider article “Civil engineers are adjusting designs and materials to make them more sustainable, but experts say many more solutions are needed“

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Dec 21, 2021

Remote Sensing Could Predict Well Water Quality After Floods

CEE Assistant Professor Kelsey Pieper was featured in the EOS article “Remote Sensing Could Predict Well Water Quality After Floods,” with her research to help better inform disaster recovery efforts.

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Carrie Tam.

Dec 06, 2021

Interdisciplinary, Global, and Experiential Experiences Leads to Fulbright Nomination

Carrie Tam, E’22, was always interested in buildings. It seemed perfect that she discovered Northeastern’s Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering and Architectural Studies, a combined major of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering in the College of Engineering, and the School of Architecture in the College of Arts, Media, and Design. “I’m […]

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Julia Varshavsky

Dec 03, 2021

Varshavsky to Manage the New PFAS-Tox Database at Northeastern

Northeastern University is the home of the newly launched PFAS-Tox Database, a collection of over 1000 different studies examining the effects of PFAS on health outcomes, dating up to January 25, 2021. The database will allow users to filter based on specific chemicals studied and whether the research focuses on humans, animals, or in-vitro. Assistant […]

Civil & Environmental Engineering

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Nov 22, 2021

Expect a Busy Thanksgiving Travel Week

CEE Assistant Professor Qi “Ryan” Wang has been studying mobility models to see how people move and predicts that travel during the Thanksgiving break will be that similar to pre-pandemic levels.

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Nov 12, 2021

Civil Engineers are Adjusting Designs and Materials to Make Them More Sustainable, but Experts say Many More Solutions are Needed

CEE Professor and Chair Jerome Hajjar was featured in the Business Insider article “Civil engineers are adjusting designs and materials to make them more sustainable, but experts say many more solutions are needed.”

Civil & Environmental Engineering