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Jun 09, 2021

Alumni Spotlight: Christine Keville, Civil Engineering

Christine Keville is the founder of Keville Enterprises, Inc. and a graduate of Northeastern University. She graduated with a master’s in civil engineering, and since then has embarked on a storied career that has seen her return to the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Northeastern as the Chair of the department’s Industrial Advisory […]

Civil & Environmental Engineering

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May 04, 2021

Coming Full Circle

“Originally, I’m from Colombia, and I immigrated with my mom to the U.S. when I was eight,” says Elisa Livingston, E’14, civil engineering. Livingston’s mother worked multiple jobs so that Elisa could have the best educational opportunities. “My mom, she sacrificed so much.” Northeastern offered the career-focused engineering programs that Livingston was looking for—especially with […]

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Apr 21, 2021

Experiences of a Combined Civil Engineering and Architectural Studies Major

Maggie Sexton-Dwyer, E’23, wears many hats on the Northeastern campus. From her involvement in Service-Learning and as a Service Learning TA, to her participation in the Roxbury Robotics program and her newly declared combined Civil Engineering and Architecture major, Maggie is always working on a new project. We had the opportunity to catch up with her to learn more about her combined major and involvement with these organizations on campus.

Civil & Environmental Engineering

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