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Jun 11, 2020

On the Road to Success

Michael Tormey, E’20, was one of 10 students nationwide named among the New Faces in Civil Engineering 2020 by the American Society of Civil Engineers. He was also honored with the 2020 Marshall Scholarship. A prestigious award given to only 46 U.S. students, it offers exceptional students an opportunity to pursue post-graduate degrees in England.

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Apr 07, 2020

Benjamin Gincley Awarded 2020 NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

Interdisciplinary Engineering PhD student Benjamin Gincley received a prestigious and highly competitive 2020 National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship (GRFP).

Bioengineering, Civil & Environmental Engineering

Nov 15, 2019

Conducting Environmental Research on Co-op at the University of Cagliari in Italy

About Aidan Travers is a fourth-year BS/MS environmental engineering student on co-op as a research assistant at the University of Cagliari, in Cagliari, Italy. His research on co-op focused on new methods of biological nitrogen removal from wastewater. Written by Aidan Travers As the youngest of three boys in my family, I have always looked […]

Civil & Environmental Engineering

elise papazian in hot air balloon

Nov 05, 2019

An Opportunity to Discover my Homeland

Elise Papazian is a fourth-year BS student in Environmental Engineering from Rhode Island. She completed her first co-op at a civil engineering firm called The Morin Cameron Group in Danvers, MA, and is currently on co-op in Armenia at Optimum Energy working on the design and construction of solar plants. She plans to complete a […]

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Oct 17, 2019

In Busy, Rewarding Co-ops, Every “Second” Counts

Elal Segev is a third-year undergraduate student majoring in civil engineering and minoring in mathematics. Her first Northeastern co-op was at OCEO, a water filtration startup in Israel. Currently, she’s enjoying a diverse set of experiences in Madagascar through the International Volunteer HQ (IVHQ) and Madagascar Research and Conservation Institute (MRCI).

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Oct 17, 2019

‘It’s Another Beautiful Day to Be a Stair Builder’

Civil engineering student Chase Bivona, E’20, is on a six-month co-op in Australia learning more about production and management techniques he hopes can take his father’s 35-year-old custom stair building business to the next level.

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Sep 27, 2019

Studying Climate Change in India

CEE Professor Auroop Ganguly led a group of students on a Dialogue of Civilizations in India to study climate change science and policy.

Civil & Environmental Engineering

May 13, 2019

From Yemen to Boston

Ahmed Ba Wazir, BS Civil Engineering, 2019—At Cairo Airport in December of 2014, two Yemeni parents bid farewell to their son on his journey to America to pursue higher education. They hoped to meet again soon. Ahmed Ba Wazir was 18 at the time, traveling to Richmond, Virginia to study English. Having finished high school […]

Civil & Environmental Engineering