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Jun 01, 2023

How nature-based solutions are being used to fight rising seas

CEE Assistant Professor Julia Hopkins has been working to improve her designs for the Emerald Tutu project, a floating marshland made of interconnected mats of marsh grasses, which could serve as a defense system to protect against future floods caused by rising seas, while also purifying the surrounding waters.

Civil & Environmental Engineering

May 31, 2023

Sustainability and Data Sciences Laboratory Invited to Present at United Nations HQ

The Sustainability and Data Sciences Laboratory presented at a United Nations event on disaster risk reduction, highlighting the importance of data-driven climate resilience and resilient infrastructure.

Civil & Environmental Engineering

May 24, 2023

How AI is making weather forecasts more accurate

Interdisciplinary engineering alumni Kate Duffy, PhD’21, and Thomas Vandal, PhD’18, both worked as NASA scientists before creating the new start-up, Zeus AI, which uses AI and machine learning to analyze data from satellites to improve weather forecasting.

Civil & Environmental Engineering

May 22, 2023

Coming soon: A co-op experience living under the ocean in the world’s largest undersea science station

MES/CEE Professor Mark Patterson and CEE Affiliated Faculty Brian Helmuth serve as chief science advisors for the Proteus project, which involves the development of an underwater habitat observatory and lab off the coast of Curacao to research marine science and train for extreme environments like outer space.

Civil & Environmental Engineering

May 15, 2023

Rooftop Solar Panels Could Power One Third of US Manufacturing Sector

A new study on “Technical feasibility of powering U.S. manufacturing with rooftop solar PV” published by CEE Associate Professor Matthew Eckelman in IOP Publishing’s journal Environmental Research: Sustainability and Infrastructure has been featured in EurekAlert!, Yahoo News, Newswise, SciTechDaily, Electrek, PV Magazine, ScienceBlog.com, SolarPowerWorld, Gizmodo, AZO CleanTech, and USTimePost.

Civil & Environmental Engineering

May 10, 2023

Lanava Receives Udall Undergraduate Scholarship Honorable Mention

Benjamin Lanava, E’24, environmental engineering, received a Udall Undergraduate Scholarship Honorable Mention.

Civil & Environmental Engineering

May 04, 2023

Ministerial Delegation from the Government of Indonesia Visits the SDS Lab at Northeastern

A high-level delegation from BAPPENAS, the Indonesian Ministry for National Development Planning, visited the Sustainability and Data Sciences Laboratory (SDS Lab) at Northeastern University on May 1, 2023 to discuss long-term collaborations. The ministerial delegation from Indonesia included the Chief Secretary Dr. Taufik Hanafi, the Director of Data and Information Dr. Agung Indrajit, Special Adviser Dr. Kemal Taruc, […]

Civil & Environmental Engineering

May 04, 2023

2023 Engineering Departmental Co-op Awardees

The 10th Annual Departmental Co-op Awards will be held on May 8, 2023, to celebrate the exemplary work of a select group of undergraduate and graduate students who have shown great promise and intellectual fortitude throughout their co-op experience. This year’s recipients were: Catherine Eng, Bioengineering, E’23 Co-op: Selux Diagnostics, Charlestown, MA Sage Product Development, […]

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