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Sep 07, 2022

Research Team Uses Math To Help Allocate Resources During Natural Disasters

CEE Associate Professor Qi Ryan Wang was featured in the EastMojo article “Research Team Uses Math To Help Allocate Resources During Natural Disasters.”

Civil & Environmental Engineering

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Sep 06, 2022

Ganguly Featured for Global Weirding in Pakistan

CEE Professor Auroop Ganguly was featured in multiple articles regarding how global weirding is contributing to Pakistan’s deadly floods. Newsweek: Global Weirding: Humans Have Caused Chaos on Earth Irshi Videos: Pakistan Floods: From Melting Glaciers to ‘Monster Monsoon’, What Caused Deadly Floods? IV News Independent: What caused Pakistan’s deadly floods? From melting glaciers to ‘monster’ […]

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Sara Wadia-Fascetti, Jackie Isaacs, Rangal Hughes, Richard Harris

Aug 30, 2022

Expanding the Bridge to Doctorate STARS Program

Vice Provost of the PhD Network & CEE Professor Sara Wadia-Fascetti, Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs & MIE Professor Jacqueline Isaacs, CEE Affiliated Faculty Randall Hughes, and Associate Dean, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Richard Harris were awarded a $1M NSF grant to expand the Northeastern LSAMP BD STARS Fellowship Pathway.

Civil & Environmental Engineering, Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Qi Wang and Kelsey Pieper

Aug 25, 2022

Ensuring Safe Supply to Drinking Water

CEE Associate Professor Ryan Qi Wang, Assistant Professor Kelsey Pieper, and CSSH Professor Daniel Aldrich, in collaboration with the University of Virginia, are leading a $750k NSF grant for “Dynamical Coupling of Physical and Social Infrastructures: Evaluating the Impacts of Social Capital on Access to Safe Well Water.”

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Aug 22, 2022

Determining Human Movements After Large Scale Events

CEE Associate Professor Ryan Qi Wang, in collaboration with researchers from RPI and Columbia University, published the paper “A spatiotemporal decay model of human mobility when facing large-scale crises” in the prestigious Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

Civil & Environmental Engineering

James Dennedy-Frank

Aug 17, 2022

New Faculty Spotlight: James Dennedy-Frank

James Dennedy-Frank joins the Civil and Environmental Engineering department in August 2022 as an Assistant Professor with a joint appointment in Marine and Environmental Sciences.

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Aug 12, 2022

Invest in Infrastructure Now to Prevent Damage Later

CEE Professor Auroop Ganguly believes that more can be done to prepare for extreme weather events which will help save lives and reduce damages. The death toll in the Kentucky floods is climbing. Could this have been prevented? Main photo: Bonnie Combs, right, hugs her 10-year-old granddaughter Adelynn Bowling and watches as her property becomes […]

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Aug 11, 2022

A Perfect Storm Hit an Imperfect Climate Dialogue

By Auroop R. Ganguly, Professor, Northeastern University Instructor, 2022 Climate Dialogue in Tanzania When I generally hear the now clichéd phrase “this is not rocket science”, I usually try to smile in a way that I hope comes across as amused tolerance. When my graduate students use the phrase however, I gently tell them that […]

Civil & Environmental Engineering