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  • August 22, 2011
    ECE Assistant Professor Kaushik Chowdhury and Associate Professor Stefano Basagni were awarded an $170K NSF Grant to develop a series of networks to monitor air pollution.
    Electrical & Computer 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 15, 2011
    ECE Associate Professor, Hossein Mosallaei’s paper “Array of Planar Plasmonic Scatteres Functioning as Light Concentrator” is one of the top downloaded articles in July 2011 from the journal Optic Letters.
    Electrical & Computer Engineering
  • August 15, 2011
    ChE Assistant Professor Edgar Goluch was awarded a $174K NSF grant to use nanofluidic electrochemical detection and optics as an improved method for studying individual bacterial cells.
    Chemical Engineering
  • August 10, 2011
    MIE Associate Professor, Moneesh Upmanyu received a $320K NSF grant to use computational analysis to study the formation of nanocrystals in semiconducting nanowires.
    Mechanical & Industrial 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 2, 2011
    MIE Assistant Professor Andrew Gouldstone and Professors Teiicho Ando & Sinan Muftu were awarded a $400K NSF grant to determine how the bonding of particles is affected by ultrasonic vibrations.
    Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

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