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  • August 25, 2011
    Jerome Hajjar, Professor and Chair of the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department, speaks about the possibility of earthquakes along the East Coast, the potential for damage due to an East Coast Earthquake, and steps this region should be taking to help mitigate the impact from an East Coast earthquake.
    Civil & Environmental Engineering
  • August 18, 2011
    Tom Sheahan, Professor and Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, discussed the ground-freezing process used for Big Dig construction and whether it caused a sinkhole to form beneath Boston's tunnels.
    Civil & Environmental Engineering
  • August 16, 2011
    CEE Professors Mishac Yegian and Akram Alshawabkeh were awarded a $1.2M NSF grant to use Induced Partial Saturation (IPS) to try and prevent ground liquefaction from occuring under structures during earthquakes.
    Civil & Environmental Engineering
  • August 16, 2011
    Frank DePaola, a MS’84 graduate in civil engineering, has been appointed the highway administrator for the Massachusetts Department of Transportation.
    Civil & Environmental Engineering
  • August 10, 2011
    Professor Dionisio Bernal has received a $161,580 grant from the George E. Brown, Jr. Network for Earthquake Engineering Simulation (NEES) from the National Science Foundation to estimate damping in buildings during earthquakes.
    Civil & Environmental Engineering
  • August 2, 2011
    CIV Associate Professor Mehrdad Sasani was awarded a $540K grant from NSF’s National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program to determine the effect of seismic activity on reinforced concrete framed buildings.
    Civil & Environmental Engineering
  • August 1, 2011
    Andrew T. Myers joined the department in August 2011 as an Assistant Professor. Prof. Myers' research interests are centered on a combination of multi-scale experimental testing, computational...
    Civil & Environmental Engineering
  • August 1, 2011
    Auroop R. Ganguly joined the Department as an Associate Professor after seven years at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory, most recently as a Senior R&D Staff in their Computational Sciences and...
    Civil & Environmental Engineering
  • August 1, 2011
    Daniel P. Saulnier joined the Department in Fall 2011 as an Assistant Cooperative Education Coordinator. In addition to bringing first-hand experience in cooperative education, he also has expertise...
    Civil & Environmental Engineering
  • August 1, 2011
    Kathryn Schulte Grahame joined the department in Fall 2011 as an Assistant Academic Specialist. As part of her Gateway Faculty appointment she will teach freshman engineering courses as well as...
    Civil & Environmental Engineering

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