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.
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April 5, 2010
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.
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.
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...
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.
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.
January 1, 2010
Engineers Without Borders (EWB-USA) selected the Northeastern University chapter of Engineers Without Borders (EWB-NEU) as a premiere chapter.
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.
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.
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.