COVID-19 News

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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 […]

Bioengineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil & Environmental Engineering, Electrical & Computer Engineering, Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

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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.

Civil & Environmental Engineering

illustration of mobile phone with covid on screen, faucet with covid in water, and covid in transportation as illustrated by railroad crossing sign

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”.

Civil & Environmental Engineering

prof with face shield on conducting test with tube in lab

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.

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Ameet Pinto in environmental engineering lab holding up liquid

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.

Civil & Environmental Engineering

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.

Civil & Environmental Engineering

two hands showing full 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.

Chemical Engineering, Civil & Environmental Engineering

abstract photo of people in India on street sidewalk with masks on

Jul 20, 2020

CEE PhD Alum Created a Model to Analyze the Spread of COVID-19 Cases in India

CEE Interdisciplinary PhD Alum Udit Bhatia started to model the rise in COVID-19 cases early in India and now his modeling is being used to understand the spread in real-time and forecast infection rates.

Civil & Environmental Engineering