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  • December 23, 2009
    April Gu, Assistant Professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering, has received a $430K NSF CAREER grant to determine the levels of contaminants and toxicity in water supplies using prokaryotic real-time gene expression profiling.
    Civil & Environmental Engineering
  • November 20, 2009
    Dogus Meric, a Civil and Environmental Engineering PhD student, won first place in the abstract competition held at the Northeast Geotechnical Graduate Research Symposium. His research is on remediation of contaminated sediments using a reactive mat.
    Civil & Environmental Engineering
  • November 19, 2009
    The National Academy of Engineering has issued the “Grand Challenges for Engineering” which includes restoration and maintenance of urban infrastructure. CEE Professors Sara Wadia-Fascetti and Ming Wang are leading the VOTERS (Versatile Onboard Traffic mbedded Roaming Sensors) project, which will develop onboard multi-sensor technology that will detect structural flaws in roads and bridges.
    Civil & Environmental Engineering
  • November 19, 2009
    CEE Associate Professor Robert Tillman, has been selected to receive the best CEE division speaker award for his session “Discovering Magical Partnerships within Your Campus”. He will be recognized for this achievement at the annual CIEC conference in February.
    Civil & Environmental Engineering
  • November 6, 2009
    April Gu, Assistant Professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering, is exploring ways to make removing polluntants from wastewater more efficient and cost effective. Her research is funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the Water and Environmental Research Foundation (WERF).
    Civil & Environmental Engineering
  • October 31, 2009
    Prof. Mishac Yegian of Northeastern University in collaboration with Museum of Fine Arts, Boston has conducted research on evaluation of a mechanical isolator to protect four MFA sculptures against earthquakes in Nagoya Japan, where they will be displayed for four years.
    Civil & Environmental Engineering
  • September 23, 2009
    Civil and Environmental Engineering Professor Ming Wang has received funding from NSF, FHWA, and NIST to develop sensors for bridges and roadways to keep them safe. Wang is internationally recognized as in expert in monitoring the structural health of bridges, tunnels, and other infrastructure.
    Civil & Environmental Engineering
  • September 23, 2009
    The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) announced nine awards for new research projects to develop advanced sensing technologies that would enable timely and detailed monitoring and inspection of the structural health of bridges, roadways and water systems that comprise a significant component of the nation's public infrastructure.
    Civil & Environmental Engineering
  • September 16, 2009
    Dana Peck, CIV'11, is the recipient of a $1500 SWE National - Jill S. Tietjen Scholarship. She is currently on coop in Perth, Australia doing research for Professor Tom Sheahan's NSF project on offshore geohazards.
    Civil & Environmental Engineering
  • September 14, 2009
    After 6 students attended a month-long engineering class in the Netherlands on sustainable transportation, they have designed a method to add a bicycle promenade to the carriage path on Commonwealth Avenue. They gave a presentation to Newton residents during a recent City Hall meeting explaining their proposal.
    Civil & Environmental Engineering

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