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Jun 22, 2009

EWB Featured by State Department

The Engineers Without Borders group is highlighted on, 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".

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Jun 17, 2009

Historical Brooklyn Bridge Built to Last

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.

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Jun 02, 2009

EWB to Design Clean Water System for Bbanda, Uganda

Engineers Without Borders (EWB) is again designing a clean water system but this time in Bbanda, Uganda. The group is almost finished on their project in El Chaguite, Honduras that designed a similar water system.

Civil & Environmental Engineering

May 26, 2009

Congratulations Chad Boutet

Chad Boutet, a junior in Civil Engineering, has won the PB Rail Engineering Scholarship provided by the American Railway Engineering and Maintenance of Way Association (AREMA).

Civil & Environmental Engineering

May 26, 2009

COE Alum receives a NASA Distinguished Public Service Medal

Lester M. Cohen, a BS'73 and MS'77 graduate in civil engineering, has been selected to receive a NASA Distinguished Public Service Medal for his work on the James Webb Space Telescope program.

Civil & Environmental Engineering

May 15, 2009

Determining Water Toxicity Using Prokaryotic Real-Time Gene Expression

April Gu, Assistant Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering is calculating toxicity levels of pollutants in water samples using prokaryotic real-time gene expressions.

Civil & Environmental Engineering

May 01, 2009

Department Faculty Awarded Prestigious NSF IGERT

A research team led by Prof. Sara Wadia-Fascetti and Prof. Dionisio Bernal, as well as researchers from Gordon-CenSSIS and the University of Puerto Rico Mayaguez, has been awarded a 5-year, $3 million NSF Integrated Graduate and Education Research Traineeship (IGERT) grant titled "Intelligent Diagnostics for Aging Civil Infrastructure." This is a multinational, interdisciplinary program that will provide significant graduate student support and strengthen our areas of research involving infrastructure health monitoring. Prof. Akram Alshawabkeh and Prof. Mehrdad Sasani were also part of the proposal team.

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Apr 30, 2009

Increasing Opportunities for Women

The NSF ADVANCE grant will help increase the number of women in academic science and engineering careers.

Bioengineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil & Environmental Engineering, Electrical & Computer Engineering, Mechanical & Industrial Engineering