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Mar 22, 2021

Onto NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center

“Interdisciplinarity.” That’s what drew PhD candidate Venkata Shashank Konduri to Northeastern. Konduri is pursuing a PhD in Interdisciplinary Engineering, meaning he is taking coursework from different disciplines and performing valuable research on complicated, multi-subject problems. “During the course of my PhD, I took classes from various departments like civil engineering, marine science, policy, and electrical […]

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Mar 09, 2021

Broad Experience Made the Difference

Aravind Uthaman, ME’19, civil engineering, was crawling on his hands and knees for more than 300 feet into a water conduit tunnel. It was certainly not a position he expected to be in when graduated in 2019 with a master’s degree in structural engineering. But then again, Northeastern students pride themselves on being able to […]

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Mar 02, 2021

Atmospheric Modeling Expertise with an Urban Engineering Focus

Professor Yang Zhang joined Northeastern University’s Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering in 2020 as a Distinguished Fellow. Focused on atmospheric/climate modeling and air quality forecasting, Zhang brings years of leadership in this important field to a growing and diverse range of environmental engineering expertise within the department. Her work is crucial. Globally, the importance […]

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Dec 17, 2020

Co-oping Through Coronavirus

Blog by Louiza Wise, BS Environmental Engineering Class of 2021

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Oct 13, 2020

Student’s Knack for Building Leads to Founding of the Solar Decathlon Club

Braintree, Massachusetts native and third-year combined civil engineering and architectural studies student Carrie Tam, E‘22, also a mathematics minor, came to Northeastern two years ago with a passion for building that has blossomed into the founding of the school’s Solar Decathlon club and participating in a competition of the same name held by the United […]

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Oct 02, 2020

PhD Spotlight: Alice Peiying Wang, PhD’19 – Civil Engineering

Advised by Loretta Fernandez, Associate Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering, jointly appointed in Marine and Environmental Sciences in the College of Science While pursuing her PhD in Civil Engineering (CEE) at Northeastern University, Alice Peiying Wang worked closely with researchers at the U.S. Army Corp of Engineers’ Environmental Research and Development Center (USACE ERDC). She […]

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Aug 14, 2020

Supporting Her Homeland of Lebanon

Engineering and Public Policy student Karen Fayad, E’19, MS’21, has been working with the Jobs for Lebanon charity to raise money to provide food and reconstruction support to help her home country of Lebanon.

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Jul 20, 2020

Floating Wetlands: Cleaning Up the Charles River

CEE PhD student Max Rome, his advisor Professor Ed Beighley, and the Charles River Conservancy created about 700 square feet of man-made wetland floats near the Longfellow Bridge to provide shelter to algae-eating zooplankton which can prevent algae bloom.

Civil & Environmental Engineering