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  • October 21, 2011

    The NU Chapter of Chi Epsilon received an honorable mention for their Costa Rican Red-Eyed Tree Frog at the regional 2011 CANstruction competition.

    Civil & Environmental Engineering
  • September 28, 2011

    Professor Emeritus Vladimir Novotny was the recipient of the 2011 BSCES Technical Group Award.

    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
  • 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

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