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group of students in front of poster they presented

Jul 13, 2016

Capstone, Re-imagining Forsyth Street

Written by Sarah Ebaugh (center in photo) who is a recent BS in civil engineering graduate from Northeastern. About Me During Sarah’s years at Northeastern, she was a part of the student chapter of American Society of Civil Engineers, which included the role of webmaster during her senior year. Sarah completed three co-ops, two in […]

Civil & Environmental Engineering

student on bridge overlooking mountains in India

Jun 27, 2016

Climate Change and Social Resilience in India

Written by Sofia Catalina, a rising second year Chemical Engineering student. About Me Sofia Catalina is a rising second year chemical engineer who hopes to minor in environmental science and sustainable business practices and someday use her engineering skills to solve environmental problems. At Northeastern, Sofia is involved with Engineers without Borders, the Society of […]

Chemical Engineering, Civil & Environmental Engineering

Jun 21, 2016

Immersive experiential education at its best

Julieta Moradei, BS, Civil Engineering, 2016—originally from Argentina, spent the early years of her education in Montreal, Canada. She is a member of the class of 2016 majoring in civil and environmental engineering. Julieta has taken an interdisciplinary approach to her education and has leveraged clubs, such as Engineers Without Borders, co-ops, and coursework to […]

Civil & Environmental Engineering

students posed in front of a concrete canoe

May 18, 2016

Will It Float: Concrete Canoe

Written by Maria Kelly is a fourth year civil engineering student.  About Me Maria is the project manager of the concrete canoe team along with Steven Hock and Alysa Longo. She is currently on co-op at VHB and working with the Transit and Rail team. Will It Float? Concrete canoe provides an incredible outlet for […]

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Apr 01, 2016

Finding my Dream Job

Kelly O’Connell, BS, Civil Engineering, 2016—received national recognition when she was selected by the American Society of Engineering Educators as the Co-op Student of the Year for 2016. Her co-op career has been varied, including work as a general contractor, a water resources consultant, and an energy sustainability professional. Kelly forged an interdisciplinary engineering path […]

Civil & Environmental Engineering

student with parrots on each arm smiling

Feb 24, 2016

Co-op in Indonesia

Written by Maria George, a fifth year senior majoring in Civil Engineering with a minor in Environmental Science. About Me Maria George is a fifth year senior majoring in Civil Engineering with a minor in Environmental Science. She’s spent her undergrad exploring opportunities in Environmental Engineering through co-op and seizing every opportunity she can to apply […]

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Jan 30, 2016

First Rhodes Scholarship Winner

Logan Jackson, BS Civil Engineering, 2016, is the first Northeastern University student to win the Rhodes Scholarship, which is one of the most prestigious awards an undergraduate in the country can receive. Jackson has served in several roles with Northeastern’s chapter of the National Society of Black Engineers, including president. She is also a violinist […]

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Dec 16, 2014

Liyuan Liang: Alum named AAAS Fellow

Liyuan Liang, who received her BS in Civil Engineering from Northeastern University in 1982, was named a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). She was one of ten researchers working with the Department of Energy that received this recognition. Liang directs Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL)’s Office of Institutional Planning […]

Civil & Environmental Engineering