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Hajjar Speaks to Northeastern LA Alumni

September 28, 2016

Jerry Hajjar, CDM Smith Professor and CEE Department Chair, gave a lecture entitled "Urban Engineering: New Ideas for a Sustainable Future" to the Northeastern University Los Angeles alumni community on September 28. He spoke to the university alumni about new approaches to designing structures and urban communities to enhance seismic safety, resilience and sustainability in the built environment.

The highly engaged crowd included alumni from all colleges across the University as well as one parent. Professor Hajjar provided a glimpse into his research on creating sustainable engineering practices which will enable buildings to withstand earthquakes and floods more effectively.