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Jul 27, 2022

Ganguly Quoted in Two Newsweek Articles

CEE Professor Auroop Ganguly was quoted in two Newsweek articles about the increased droughts that have caused water levels to drop in Lake Mead and Lake Wilson. Locally, Ganguly was featured in the Boston 25 News story “Extreme temperatures, demand straining electricity system in Massachusetts.”

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Evan Kodra

Jul 27, 2022

Alum Evan Kodra Is Driven to Make a Difference

His own entrepreneurial success inspires him to support future change-makers Evan Kodra, who earned his PhD in Interdisciplinary Engineering in 2014, is determined to create positive change in the world. One aspect of that commitment is his role in co-founding risQ, a start-up company that factors the impacts of climate change and social equity into […]

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Jul 22, 2022

Record Temperatures Impacting Health and Infrastructure

CEE Professor Auroop Ganguly and MES/CEE Assistant Professor Samuel Munoz have been predicting that climate change would lead to record-breaking temperatures that would affect people’s health and dangerous environmental conditions.

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Samuel Munoz, Ed Beighley, and Aron Stubbins

Jul 14, 2022

Investigating the Accumulation of Microplastics in the Environment

MES/CEE Assistant Professor Samuel Munoz, CEE Professor Edward Beighley, and MES/COS/CEE Professor Aron Stubbins were awarded a $530K NSF grant for “Evaluating Patterns and Controls on Microplastic Accumulation in Floodplains.”

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Jul 13, 2022

Protecting Coastlines with Floating Wetlands

CEE Assistant Professor Julia Hopkins is working to design an “Emerald Tutu” of floating wetlands to protect shorelines from waves and coastal erosion.

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Jul 11, 2022

Northeastern researchers have a plan to protect Boston from rising sea levels: floating vegetation mats they call the ‘Emerald Tutu’

CEE Assistant Professor Julia Hopkins was featured in the Boston Globe article “Northeastern researchers have a plan to protect Boston from rising sea levels: floating vegetation mats they call the ‘Emerald Tutu’.” Hopkins’ research with the Emerald Tutu has also been featured in Yahoo.com, MSN.com, The Guardian, and Boston 25 New’s Youtube Channel.

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Jul 08, 2022

Northeastern Co-Ops Win Scholarships from Employer DN Tanks

DN Tanks, a company specializing in engineering concrete tanks for a wide variety of water, wastewater, fuel, and other infrastructure and industrial purposes, recently awarded scholarships for their semi-yearly awards program. The scholarships highlight co-ops or interns “who make unique contributions and exhibit DN Tanks’ Core Values.” This year, two Northeastern Department of Civil and […]

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Volume 1 and 2 of book

Jul 07, 2022

Wang Publishes 2nd Edition of Sensor Technologies for Civil Infrastructures

CEE Professor Ming Wang is the editor of the 2nd edition of “Sensor Technologies for Civil Infrastructures” – Volumes 1 and 2.

Civil & Environmental Engineering