Nov 22, 2021
Expect a Busy Thanksgiving Travel Week
CEE Assistant Professor Qi “Ryan” Wang has been studying mobility models to see how people move and predicts that travel during the Thanksgiving break will be that similar to pre-pandemic levels.
May 11, 2021
COVID-19: Students Making a Difference
Over the past year-plus College of Engineering students have come to the cause, transitioning research, co-op experiences, and community efforts to address challenges caused by the pandemic. Here are just a few highlights of their contributions. This article originally appeared in Engineering @ Northeastern magazine, Spring 2021. One week after the pandemic forced him to […]
Feb 05, 2021
How to Wear 2 Masks Effectively
CEE Assistant Professor Loretta Fernandez and Amy Mueller explain how to best wear two masks effectively to keep out COVID-19 particles.
Sep 21, 2020
Civil and Environmental Engineering Solutions to the COVID-19 Pandemic
The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and its Industrial Advisory Board held a series of panel discussions entitled “Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) solutions addressing the COVID-19 Pandemic”.
Sep 16, 2020
Monitoring Outbreaks of COVID in the Sewage
CEE Assistant Professor Ameet Pinto is screening the city of Somerville, MA’s wastewater to gauge whether COVID-19 cases are increasing or decreasing.
Sep 04, 2020
Somerville to Monitor Wastewater for Evidence of COVID-19
CEE Assistant Professor Ameet Pinto was featured by the City of Somerville and WBUR on how he is working with Somerville officials to track coronavirus outbreaks through sewage testing.
Aug 11, 2020
How to Choose the Best Cloth Face Mask for You
CEE Associate Professor Loretta Fernandez was featured in the NY Times Wirecutter article “How to Choose the Best Cloth Face Mask for You” for her expertise in studying how to make the best fitting mask.
Jul 30, 2020
Designing the Most Effective Face Masks
CEE Associate Professor Loretta Fernandez and Assistant Professor Amy Mueller are examining the best fit, while ChE Associate Professor Steve Lustig is determining the best combinations of materials for the most effective mask to protect against COVID-19.