Sep 14, 2009
After 6 students attended a month-long engineering class in the Netherlands on sustainable transportation, they have designed a method to add a bicycle promenade to the carriage path on Commonwealth Avenue. They gave a presentation to Newton residents during a recent City Hall meeting explaining their proposal.
Aug 20, 2009
April Gu, Assistant Professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering, has received a $297K NSF grant and a $230K grant from the Water and Environmental Research Foundation (WERF) to study the impact of wastewater derived organic nitrogen and refractory organic phosphorus.
Aug 03, 2009
Civil and Environmental Engineering Assistant Professor, Luca Caracoglia, has received a $430K NSF CAREER grant to study how wind effects tall buildings.
Jul 20, 2009
Professor Michael Silevitch spoke at the recent Advanced Smart Materials and Smart Structures Technology workshop about the importance of working out real-world problems with the people that are striving to solve these issues.
Jul 14, 2009
Ali Touran, Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, was featured by the Boston Society of Civil Engineers Section, BSCES News, for his long and distinguished career and now most recently for his election as Secretary of BSCES.
Jul 10, 2009
Luca Caracoglia, Assistant Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, has won a CAREER award, the NSF's most prestigious award for junior faculty, to determine wind hazards on tall buildings.
Jun 22, 2009
The Engineers Without Borders group is highlighted on www.America.gov, which is used to promote the nation's image in the world. The group was also recently featured on the Cambridge-based TV series "Civil Engineering Today".
Jun 17, 2009
Civil and Environmental Engineering Professor Mishac Yegian has determined that the Brooklyn Bridge could withstand an earthquake that registers a 6.5 on the Richter Scale without any damage to its foundation.