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  • January 1, 2012
    Matthew J. Eckelman joined the Department in January 2012 as an Assistant Professor. An environmental engineer with cross-disciplinary training in the area of sustainable resource engineering and the...
    Civil & Environmental Engineering
  • December 14, 2011
    The College of Engineering has launched an REU website where undergraduate students may seek out research opportunities to expand their academic, intellectual and personal development, both internally at Northeastern University and externally at other institutions.
    Chemical Engineering
  • November 14, 2011
    On November 12, 2011, Northeastern University's Wind Engineering Research Group hosted the Second U.S.-Japan Workshop on Structural Dynamics and Monitoring of Bridges and Flexible Structures against Wind Hazards.
    Civil & Environmental Engineering
  • November 3, 2011
    Professor Auroop Ganguly's paper which used data-intensive methods to discover new climate insights was selected for the best student paper award at the 2011 NASA Conference on Intelligent Data Understanding (CIDU) this month.
    Civil & Environmental Engineering
  • September 22, 2011
    On September 22, 2011 Northeastern University held the Grand Opening for the George J. Kostas Research Institute for Homeland Security and the new state-of-the-art Laboratory for Structural Testing of Resilient and Sustainable Systems (STReSS Laboratory), located on the Burlington campus of Northeastern.
    Civil & Environmental Engineering
  • September 9, 2011
    Professor Michael Silevitch, co-director of the Center for Awareness and Localization of Explosives Related Threats (ALERT), talks about homeland security ten years after 9/11. Topics Professor Silevitch discusses include how 9/11 changed the perception of homeland security in the U.S., how far we have come as a nation with regards to national security, and what challenges remain.
    Civil & Environmental Engineering, Electrical & Computer Engineering
  • September 1, 2011
    Assistant Professor The Department of Chemical Engineering welcomed Dr. Richard West in September 2011 as an assistant professor. Dr. West was attracted to Northeastern for the enthusiasm and...
    Chemical Engineering
  • 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