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  • October 16, 2018

    Early in the morning of October 14th, Northeastern hosted a Midnight Masters Class prior to the installation of a 132-foot long section of the Pedestrian Crossing bridge that will link to two sides of the Northeastern campus over the MBTA tracks.

  • September 12, 2018

    CEE Professor Akram Alshawabkeh has been awarded $13.2M over five years from the National Institutes of Health to lead a renewal of the multi-institutional and interdisciplinary research project, entitled, “Environmental Influences of Child Health Outcomes in Puerto Rico (ECHO-PRO).

  • December 13, 2017

    Alejandro Rovira, S’19, spent his co-op working with the Puerto Rico Testsite for Exploring Contamination Threats (PROTECT) and the Center for Research on Early Childhood Exposure and Development (CRECE), led by CEE Professor and COE Associate Dean of Research Akram Alshawabkeh, to determine the environmental health of those in Puerto Rico.

  • December 1, 2017

    CEE Professors April Gu (PI), Akram Alshawabkeh (co-PI), and Assistant Professor Ameet Pinto (co-PI) were awarded a $100K NSF grant to determine a "Timely Assessment of Water Quality to Reveal the Potential Ecological and Health Impact of Hurricanes at Puerto Rico".

  • July 19, 2016

    NIEHS director Linda Birnbaum spoke at the Alumni Center on the importance of PROTECT's first multi-country study Zika in Infants and Pregnancy (ZIP). Source: News @ Northeastern “ You can...

  • July 7, 2016

    CEE Professors Mishac Yegian and Akram Alshawabkeh were awarded a $342K NSF grant for "Field Application of Induced Partial Saturation (IPS) for Liquefaction Mitigation".

  • October 14, 2015

    Written by Harry Brodsky, a second year Mechanical Engineering student.

  • September 21, 2015

    CEE Professor Akram Alshawabkeh and his team were awarded a $2.9M federally funded grant for a “Center for Research on Early Childhood Exposure and Development in Puerto Rico (CRECE).”

  • July 22, 2014

    Congratulations to COE Distinguished Professor Mishac Yegian and George A. Snell Professor Akram Alshawabkeh along with Northeastern Alumnus Ece Esellar-Bayat (Ph.D., 2009), Assistant Professor at Istanbul Technical University, and CEE Student Seda Goyker, who have been awarded the 2014 ASCE Thomas A. Middlebrooks Award.

  • June 2, 2014

    Congratulations to Akram Alshawabkeh, the George A. Snell Professor of Engineering, and the team of the Puerto Rico Testsite for Exploring Contamination Threats (PROTECT) Center , who received a five-year $13.5 million award to renew the center from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences.