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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

Apr 29, 2009

Moving Up in the Ranks

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.

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

Apr 14, 2009

Creating a New Standard

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.

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Apr 10, 2009

Engineers make the World a Better Place

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.

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

Mar 30, 2009

Students Design Plans for Boston Bike Trail

The plan for Boston's long-awaited bicycle trail may be incubating right now in a Northeastern University engineering lab.

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Feb 11, 2009

Prof Yegian's research on the Cover of Civil Engineering Magazine

Prof. Mishac Yegian's modeling of the Brooklyn Bridge evaluates its ability to withstand a 2,500-year seismic event.

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Feb 09, 2009

Prof Hellweger demonstrates that photosynthesis genes affect the fitness of marine species

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.

Civil & Environmental Engineering