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Apr 07, 2020

Benjamin Gincley Awarded 2020 NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

Interdisciplinary Engineering PhD student Benjamin Gincley received a prestigious and highly competitive 2020 National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship (GRFP).

Bioengineering, Civil & Environmental Engineering

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Apr 06, 2020

Alshawabkeh Appointed University Distinguished Professor

Akram Alshawabkeh, Director of PROTECT & CRECE Centers, Snell Professor of Engineering, and Senior Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Education, has been appointed to the rank of University Distinguished Professor, the highest honor the university can bestow upon a faculty member, for his accomplishments and achievements in the field of geoengineering and environmental health.

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Apr 03, 2020

Applying Deep Learning and Physics Modeling to Structures Subjected to Earthquakes

CEE Assistant Professor Hao Sun, ECE Assistant Professor Yanzhi Wang, and CEE Professor & Chair Jerome Hajjar were awarded a $600K NSF grant for “Physics-Reinforced Deep Learning for Structural Metamodeling.”

Civil & Environmental Engineering, Electrical & Computer Engineering

Apr 03, 2020

Madeline DuBois Awarded 2020 Fulbright Scholarship

Madeline DuBois, BS Environmental Engineering, was awarded a 2020 Fulbright scholarship at the University of Copenhagen, Denmark to study agriculture with a specialization in production and the environment.

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Mar 31, 2020

Congratulation NSF GRFP Recipients

Congratulations to the current students and alumni who are recipients of the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program Awards.

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

Mar 31, 2020

Northeastern launches New MS in Civil Engineering Concentration in Data and Systems

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) is launching a new concentration in Data and Systems as part of its Master’s of Science in Civil Engineering. Students in Data and Systems will gain expertise in big data, machine learning (ML), and artificial intelligence (AI), and their application for a systems-level analysis of problems in the civil and environmental engineering domain.

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Mar 27, 2020

Loretta Fernandez and Alice Wang recognized for 2019 Top 10 Exceptional Papers by ET&C

CEE/COS Assistant Professor Loretta A. Fernandez and doctoral alumna Dr. Alice Peiying Wang were recognized with a 2019 Top 10 Exceptional Paper Award by the editors of Environmental Toxicology & Chemistry (ET&C) for their article titled “Bioaccumulation in Functionally Different Species: Ongoing Input of PCBs with Sediment Deposition to Activated Carbon Remediated Bed Sediments”.

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Mar 26, 2020

Research Reveals Air Pollution Costs US Estimated $1B a Year in Perennial Crop Yield

CEE Professor Yang Zhang co-authored a paper titled “Impacts of ozone and climate change on yields of perennial crops in California,” which was recently published in Nature Food.

Civil & Environmental Engineering