May 01, 2009
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.
Apr 30, 2009
The NSF ADVANCE grant will help increase the number of women in academic science and engineering careers.
Apr 29, 2009
The College of Engineering's Graduate School has moved up in the US News & World Reports ranks of the Top Engineering Graduate Schools from 65 to 60.
Apr 14, 2009
Thomas Sheahan, professor and acting chair of Civil and Environmental Engineering, is trying to create an ASTM standard test that will be able to help determine soil and foundation responses due to manmade and seismic activity.
Apr 10, 2009
By becoming an engineer, you have an excellent opportunity to develop and improve the way we live our lives. Three engineering students were recently interviewed by Network World to share their thoughts on how Northeastern has prepared them for their careers.
Mar 30, 2009
The plan for Boston's long-awaited bicycle trail may be incubating right now in a Northeastern University engineering lab.
Feb 11, 2009
Prof. Mishac Yegian's modeling of the Brooklyn Bridge evaluates its ability to withstand a 2,500-year seismic event.
Feb 09, 2009
Ferdi Hellweger, assistant professor in civil and environmental engineering, has found using a computer simulation that eliminating photosynthesis genes from marine viruses will negatively impact the fitness of these viruses causing them to die out.