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Nov 15, 2018

People and Atmosphere Make a Difference

Angelina Jay, who graduated about a year ago with a PhD in Civil Engineering 2017, thinks that Northeastern’s atmosphere and people are among the most valuable things about the university. “I really enjoyed it here, at Northeastern,” she said. “The faculty and the staff, every single one of them was great and amazing to work […]

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Nov 15, 2018

A Broader Perspective

Udit Bhatia is a graduate student in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Northeastern University pursuing an Interdisciplinary Engineering PhD 2019 and cannot wait to graduate in a few months and start teaching students himself. His successful journey started before he even got to the United States. Bhatia was a civil engineering undergraduate […]

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Oct 30, 2018

Global Dialogue to Global Research and Beyond

A Dialogue of Civilizations program that Michael Tormey, BS Civil Engineering, 2020, completed three years ago highly influenced his academic choices and future plans. He enrolled at Northeastern as a civil engineer, and only after his Dialogue on Climate Change Science and Policy the summer of his freshman year, did Tormey realized how scientific advancements […]

Civil & Environmental Engineering

students in Brazil with hardhats at power plant

Jul 03, 2018

Dialogue of Civilizations in Brazil

Written by Maria Dulin, a third year BS in Civil Engineering student. About me Maria Dulin is a third year student pursuing a BS in Civil Engineering. She is involved with the Honduras chapter of Engineers Without Borders and is a tour guide for incoming students and families on campus. Outside of campus activities, she […]

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Students in Italy in front of view of water

Jun 29, 2018

Dialogue of Civilizations Italy

Written by Louiza Wise, a third year as an Environmental Engineering student. About me Louiza Wise is entering her third year as an Environmental Engineering student. She is involved on campus through volunteering in a research lab, active participation in the Panama chapter of Engineers Without Borders and as a member of the Northeastern Cross […]

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Apr 19, 2018

ACEC 2018 Presidential Scholarship Award

On a journey to better society as a consulting engineer, Michael Tormey, E’20, civil engineering and economics, recently received the prestigious 2018 Presidential Scholarship awarded by the American Council of Engineering Companies of Massachusetts Education Corporation. Tormey received a $7,500 scholarship in recognition of his “hard work, energy, and achievements in service to the engineering […]

Civil & Environmental Engineering

student learning over concrete water system in rural area abroad

Feb 07, 2018

EWB: Global Engineering for Students and Developing Communities

Written by Maria Franko, a fourth year student pursuing a BS in Civil Engineering and an MS in Environmental Engineering. About me Maria Franko is a fourth year student pursuing a BS in Civil Engineering and an MS in Environmental Engineering with a minor in Women’s Gender and Sexuality Studies. In addition to serving as the President […]

Civil & Environmental Engineering

student with mountains in background

Jul 05, 2017

Studying the Science and Politics of Climate Change in Singapore, Jakarta, and Bali

Written by Tyler Gogal, a rising second year engineering student.  About Me Tyler Gogal has an interest in using the power of engineering and other sciences to address environmental problems. He came to Boston from his hometown of Falls Church, Virginia, and here at Northeastern has been a volunteer in Science Squad and SquashBusters. Studying […]

Civil & Environmental Engineering