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Kathryn Schulte Grahame

Kathryn Schulte GrahameAssistant Academic Specialist
Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
465 Snell Engineering Center
360 Huntington Avenue
Northeastern University
Boston, Massachusetts 02115
Tel: (617) 373 - 2854
Fax: (617) 373 - 4419
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  • M.Ed., Higher Education Management, Northeastern University, 2011
  • Ph.D., Civil Engineering, Columbia University, 2008
  • M.S., Civil Engineering, Columbia University, 2005
  • B.S., Civil Engineering, Northeastern University, 2004


  • Sustainable urban design
  • Alternative energy sources
  • Gray water recycling
  • Green roof technology
  • Soil-liquid infiltration physics
  • in-situ remediation strategies
  • Bioremediation technology.

Honors and Awards:

  • 2013 New Advisor of the Year

Selected Publications:

  • Schulte, K.E., Heng, S.L., Culligan, P.J., (2009). "Testing of Intrinsic Sorptivity for Liquid Infiltration into Initially Dry, Miller-Similar Silica Sands." Vadose Zone Journal, 8(2).
  • Schulte, K.E., Heng, S., Culligan, P.J., Germaine, J.T., (2008). "Intrinsic Sorptivity for Soils with Different Average Grain Size Diameters." GeoCongress 2008 , ASCE GeoInstitute, Proceedings.
  • O'Keeffe, G.W., Schulte, K.E., Culligan, P.J., Montalto, F., McGillis, W.R., (2008). "Design of an Instrumented Model Green Roof Experiment." GeoCongress 2008 , ASCE GeoInstitute, Proceedings.
  • Schulte, K.E., Culligan, P.J., Germaine, J.T. (2007). "Intrinsic Sorptivity and Water Infiltration into Dry Soil at Different Degrees of Saturation." GeoDenver 2007 New Peaks in Geotechnics, Editor Olsen, H.W., ASCE GeoInstitute, Proceedings.

Professional Affiliations:

  • American Society of Civil Engineers
  • American Society of Engineering Education
  • Society of Women Engineers