The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering includes the following laboratory and office facilities. In addition to facilities on the Boston campus, a significant expansion of facilities on the Burlington Campus is completed with the construction of the Laboratory for Structural Testing of Resilient and Sustainable Systems (STReSS Laboratory) at the George J. Kostas Center for Homeland Security. The department facilities include:

 

Grand Opening George J. Kostas Institute for Homeland Security

On September 22, 2011 Northeastern University held the grand opening of the George J. Kostas Research Institute for Homeland Security and the STReSS Laboratory.

 

4th Floor of Snell Engineering Center:

  • Department headquarters, all offices for faculty, staff, and visitors, conference rooms
  • 38-seat undergraduate computer/design studio
  • CEE graduate student and post-doctoral associate offices
  • Environmental chemistry/process laboratory with two walk-in environmental chambers
  • Environmental analytical laboratory
  • Biotechnology/genomics laboratory
  • Geoenvironmental engineering laboratory

Ground Floor of Snell Engineering Center:

  • Teaching laboratories for surveying, construction materials, structures, fluids, soil mechanics, and environmental engineering, including a range of equipment for laboratory instruction
  • CEE graduate student and post-doctoral associate offices
  • Sensor development and health monitoring laboratory
  • Intelligent diagnostics laboratory
  • Wind engineering testbed laboratory
  • Shake table for dynamic simulation
  • Seismic monitoring station
  • Structural and geotechnical testing laboratories
  • Environmental engineering research laboratory
  • Fully outfitted and staffed machine shop

Egan Engineering Research Center

  • Environmental organic chemistry laboratory
  • Environmental sensors laboratory (New in 2018)

118a Mugar Hall

  • Environmental ecosystems laboratory (New in 2017)

057 Richards Hall

  • Wind tunnel testing facility
  • ASCE student groups work areas (New in 2016)

301A and 301C Ell Hall

  • CEE graduate student and post-doctoral associate offices

404 Cushing Hall

  • CEE graduate student and post-doctoral associate offices

423 and 443 Cushing Hall

  • CEE visiting scholar offices (new in 2017)

009 Forsyth Hall

  • Sustainability and Data Sciences Laboratory
  • CEE graduate student and post-doctoral associate offices
  • VOTERS headquarters and sensing and health monitoring laboratory

538 Holmes Hall

  • CEE graduate student and post-doctoral associate offices (New in 2018)

501 Stearns Hall

  • PROTECT headquarters
  • ECHO headquarters
  • CRECE headquarters

George J. Kostas Research Institute for Homeland Security, Northeastern University Innovation Campus in Burlington

Marine Science Center, Northeastern University Campus in Nahant

  • Environmental sensors laboratory (new in 2016)
  • Coastal Hazard Assessment, Mitigation, and Prediction (CHAMP) Laboratory, (new in 2018)

CEE Laboratory Safety Plan Information