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  • April 5, 2010

    The Black Engineering Student Society (BESS) won the Technical Outreach Community Help (TORCH) Chapter of the Year Award for the second year in a row.

    Chemical Engineering, Civil & Environmental Engineering, Electrical & Computer Engineering, Mechanical & Industrial Engineering
  • March 18, 2010

    The new CIV Chair & Professor, Jerome Hajjar, was awarded a $54K NSF grant for his research in using steel foams to dissipate energy and prevent buckling in steel structures.

    Civil & Environmental Engineering
  • February 18, 2010

    Mark Kelly, a BS‘79 graduate in Civil Engineering and renowned roofing expert, announced the release of his new book, AMERICAN ROOFING: Roofing in America. Mark is one of the top 20 roofing consultants in the United States as presented by the CARE Center for the Advancement of Roofing.

    Civil & Environmental Engineering
  • February 1, 2010

    Professor April Gu, along with Prof. Kai-tak Wan (MIE) and Dr. Yufeng Yang (DOE), are investigating microbial cell movement in porous media with a grant funded by the Department of Energy's...

    Civil & Environmental Engineering
  • January 28, 2010

    CIV professor and acting chair Thomas Sheahan, has had his NIH grant renewed for his research on creating a reactive mat to remediate contaminated sediments and reduce health risks.

    Civil & Environmental Engineering
  • January 13, 2010

    CEE assistant professor April Gu and MIE associate professor Kai-tak Wan, have received a grant from DOE to explore how nano-scale cell surface characteristics dictate the microbial transport and migration behavior in contaminant remediation.

    Civil & Environmental Engineering, Mechanical & Industrial Engineering
  • January 1, 2010

    Engineers Without Borders (EWB-USA) selected the Northeastern University chapter of Engineers Without Borders (EWB-NEU) as a premiere chapter.

    Civil & Environmental Engineering
  • December 23, 2009

    April Gu, Assistant Professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering, has received a $430K NSF CAREER grant to determine the levels of contaminants and toxicity in water supplies using prokaryotic real-time gene expression profiling.

    Civil & Environmental Engineering
  • November 20, 2009

    Dogus Meric, a Civil and Environmental Engineering PhD student, won first place in the abstract competition held at the Northeast Geotechnical Graduate Research Symposium. His research is on remediation of contaminated sediments using a reactive mat.

    Civil & Environmental Engineering
  • November 19, 2009

    The National Academy of Engineering has issued the “Grand Challenges for Engineering” which includes restoration and maintenance of urban infrastructure. CEE Professors Sara Wadia-Fascetti and Ming Wang are leading the VOTERS (Versatile Onboard Traffic mbedded Roaming Sensors) project, which will develop onboard multi-sensor technology that will detect structural flaws in roads and bridges.

    Civil & Environmental Engineering