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Nov 10, 2022

Northeastern Researcher Wins Meta Award to Quarantine and Vaccinate Silent Data Corruptions

Devesh Tiwari, associate professor of electrical and computer engineering, recently received a 2022 Meta Research Award among five U.S. and international scientists for his proposal to develop a quarantine and vaccination framework to mitigate silent data corruptions in large-scale systems.

Electrical & Computer Engineering

Oct 25, 2022

Using Natural Barriers to Help Prevent Flooding

For those areas devastated by Hurricane Ian, Northeastern experts encourage residents to build in natural buffers to protect against flooding when rebuilding. With storms threatening to intensify, should Floridians stay or should they go? With hundreds of Floridians remaining in shelters weeks after Hurricane Ian devastated swathes of the Sunshine state, the question many residents […]

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Auroop Ganguly

Oct 25, 2022

Ganguly Will Serve as Co-Director of Global Resilience Institute

CEE Professor Auroop Ganguly and CSSH Professor Daniel Aldrich will serve as co-directors of the newly structured Global Resilience Institute (GRI), which is committed to developing and deploying practical and innovative tools, applications, and skills that strengthen the resilience of individuals, communities, infrastructure, systems, networks, and societies.

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Md. Noor-E-Alam

May 27, 2021

Alam Receives NSF CAREER Award for Causal Inference in Large-Scale Studies

MIE Assistant Professor Md. Noor E Alam received a $500K NSF CAREER Award for developing “Robust Matching Algorithms for Causal Inference in Large Observational Studies.”

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

abstract of lab and field work

Apr 28, 2021

Designing Storm Strength Simulations to Predict and Mitigate Coastal Flooding

MES/CEE Assistant Professor Samuel Muñoz and CEE/MES Professor Qin Jim Chen, in collaboration with Jeffrey Donnelly from Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, were awarded a $590K NSF grant for “Morphodynamic simulations of coastal storms and overwash to characterize back-barrier lake stratigraphies.”

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Jun 10, 2019

Stopping Opioid Addiction Before It Starts

MIE Assistant Professor Muhammad Noor E. Alam is working with DMSB/Bouve Professor Gary Young, Bouve Clinical Assistant Professor Alyssa Peckham, and CSSH Associate Professor Alicia Modestino to determine methods of reducing the number of opioid addictions in the country before they even start.

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Mar 21, 2019

Ganguly Selected as ASCE Fellow

CEE Professor Auroop Ganguly has been selected as a fellow of ASCE in recognition of his outstanding contributions to the profession.

Civil & Environmental Engineering