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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

Jul 15, 2019

Ganguly co-PI on NSF Conference on Urban Resilience

CEE Professor Auroop Ganguly is a Co-PI on an NSF grant for a conference on “Challenges to and Opportunities for Resilience in Rapidly Developing Urban Corridors”.

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Jul 10, 2019

Preparing for "The Big One"

CEE Professor and Chair Jerome Hajjar is pushing to improve building codes across the country to withstand natural disasters like last week’s two earthquakes in California.

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Jul 02, 2019

Cheryl Arruda Joins Civil and Environmental Engineering Co-Op Team

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) welcomes Cheryl Arruda (above right), to join its co-op team alongside Assistant Co-op Coordinator Jessica Ormsby (left). She will join the CEE team as an Associate Co-Op Coordinator. “It gives me great pleasure to be joining the CEE co-op team,” said Arruda. “I feel a personal connection […]

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Jun 28, 2019

Graham Green Wins DN Tanks Co-Op Scholarship

Graham Green, a Civil Engineering BS student, received a DN Tanks Co-op Scholarship, which “recognizes the students who make unique contributions and exhibit DN Tanks’ Core Values.”

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Jun 11, 2019

A New Push to Expand Ferry Service in Boston Harbor

CEE Professor Peter Furth was interviewed by Boston 25 News in the article "A New Push to Expand Ferry Service in Boston Harbor" about the impact this idea would have for the city.

Civil & Environmental Engineering