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Aug 06, 2019

Wang Leads Workshop on Technologies to Power Smart Cities

Assistant Professor Qi Ryan Wang, of Northeastern’s Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, and Assistant Professor Farrokh Jazizadeh Karimi, of Virginia Tech, held a workshop, entitled, “Building Blocks for Smarter Cities” to explore the systems necessary to create sustainable future urban areas. In the conference’s program, Wang and Karimi call for increased focus on the foundational technologies that will power smart cities.

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Aug 05, 2019

Matthew Schomacker Wins Parsons Brinckerhoff/Jim Lammie Scholarship

Matthew Schomacker, a class of 2021 BS/MS Civil Engineering student, received the 2019 Parsons Brinckerhoff/Jim Lammie Scholarship from the American Public Transportation Association (APTA).

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Aug 05, 2019

Myers Receives $899K NSF grant to Optimize Thin-Walled Tube Towers

CEE Associate Professor Andrew Myers, in collaboration with John Hopkins and Vestas Wind Systems, was awarded an $899K NSF grant for “Optimization of Infrastructure-Scale Thin-Walled Tube Towers including Uncertainty.”

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Aug 05, 2019

Students Learn Materials Science in Mayan Mesoamerica

First Year Engineering Associate Teaching Professor Joshua Hertz led a group of students on a new Dialogue of Civilizations trip to Belize, where they explored how ancient civilizations produced materials.

Chemical Engineering, Civil & Environmental Engineering, Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Aug 01, 2019

Eckelman Selected for ES&T and ES&T Letters Early Career Scientists Virtual Issue

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Associate Professor and Associate Chair for Research Matthew J. Eckelman was selected by the journals Environmental Science & Technology (ES&T) and Environmental Science & Technology Letters (ES&T Letters) for inclusion in their Early Career Scientists Virtual Issue.

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Jul 30, 2019

Investigating if Sunlight Degrades Microplastics

COS/CEE Associate Professor Aron Stubbins, in collaboration with Kara Lavender Law from the Sea Education Association (SEA), is leading a $420K NSF grant for “The role of sunlight in determining the fate and microbial impact of microplastics in surface waters”.

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Jul 30, 2019

Larese-Casanova, Alshawabkeh, Fernandez Awarded DoD SERDP Grant

CEE Associate Professor Philip Larese-Casanova (PI), Assistant Professor Loretta Fernandez, and Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Education Akram Alsahwabkeh were awarded a $760K grant from the DoD’s Strategic Environmental Research and Development Program (SERDP) for “Electrochemically-Induced in situ Degradation of Legacy Munitions and Insensitive High Explosives in Manufacturing Wastewater.”

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Jul 24, 2019

Ganguly Awarded Patent for Recovery of Networks from Disruption

CEE Professor Auroop Ganguly was awarded a patent for creating a “System for networking and analyzing geospatial data, human infrastructure, and natural elements”. Abstract Source: USPTO A method and system for providing a recovery sequence for a network from a state of disruption to a state of partial or complete functionality are provided. The method […]

Civil & Environmental Engineering