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  • November 19, 2009

    CEE Associate Professor Robert Tillman, has been selected to receive the best CEE division speaker award for his session “Discovering Magical Partnerships within Your Campus”. He will be recognized for this achievement at the annual CIEC conference in February.

    Civil & Environmental Engineering
  • November 6, 2009

    April Gu, Assistant Professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering, is exploring ways to make removing polluntants from wastewater more efficient and cost effective. Her research is funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) and the Water and Environmental Research Foundation (WERF).

    Civil & Environmental Engineering
  • October 31, 2009

    Prof. Mishac Yegian of Northeastern University in collaboration with Museum of Fine Arts, Boston has conducted research on evaluation of a mechanical isolator to protect four MFA sculptures against earthquakes in Nagoya Japan, where they will be displayed for four years.

    Civil & Environmental Engineering
  • September 23, 2009

    Civil and Environmental Engineering Professor Ming Wang has received funding from NSF, FHWA, and NIST to develop sensors for bridges and roadways to keep them safe. Wang is internationally recognized as in expert in monitoring the structural health of bridges, tunnels, and other infrastructure.

    Civil & Environmental Engineering
  • September 23, 2009

    The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) announced nine awards for new research projects to develop advanced sensing technologies that would enable timely and detailed monitoring and inspection of the structural health of bridges, roadways and water systems that comprise a significant component of the nation's public infrastructure.

    Civil & Environmental Engineering
  • September 16, 2009

    Dana Peck, CIV'11, is the recipient of a $1500 SWE National - Jill S. Tietjen Scholarship. She is currently on coop in Perth, Australia doing research for Professor Tom Sheahan's NSF project on offshore geohazards.

    Civil & Environmental Engineering
  • September 14, 2009

    After 6 students attended a month-long engineering class in the Netherlands on sustainable transportation, they have designed a method to add a bicycle promenade to the carriage path on Commonwealth Avenue. They gave a presentation to Newton residents during a recent City Hall meeting explaining their proposal.

    Civil & Environmental Engineering
  • August 20, 2009

    April Gu, Assistant Professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering, has received a $297K NSF grant and a $230K grant from the Water and Environmental Research Foundation (WERF) to study the impact of wastewater derived organic nitrogen and refractory organic phosphorus.

    Civil & Environmental Engineering
  • August 3, 2009

    Civil and Environmental Engineering Assistant Professor, Luca Caracoglia, has received a $430K NSF CAREER grant to study how wind effects tall buildings.

    Civil & Environmental Engineering
  • July 20, 2009

    Professor Michael Silevitch spoke at the recent Advanced Smart Materials and Smart Structures Technology workshop about the importance of working out real-world problems with the people that are striving to solve these issues.

    Civil & Environmental Engineering

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