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Mishac Yegian Retires After 47 Years of Meritorious Service and Leadership

After nearly five decades of service as a professor and researcher at Northeastern University, College of Engineering Distinguished Professor Mishac Yegian will be retiring in the summer of 2023. His tenure at Northeastern covered 47 years in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, which he also led as Department Chair for a seventeen-year period […]

Sheahan Publishes 3rd Ed. of An Introduction to Geotechnical Engineering

Executive Vice Provost and CEE Professor Thomas Sheahan published the 3rd edition of “An Introduction to Geotechnical Engineering.” The book, also featured in the ASCE Geostrata magazine, focuses on both the fundamental and applied, covering the engineering classification, behavior, and properties of soils necessary for the design and construction of foundations and earth structures.

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PROTECT Research Center: Continuing a Bold Mission for Environmental Health

This week, the PROTECT multidisciplinary and multi-institutional research center, led by Akram Alshawabkeh, Director of PROTECT, and Snell Professor of Engineering and Senior Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Education, was awarded a five-year $10.7 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to continue and expand its work. This next phase of PROTECT research will include the study of an additional 1,000 pregnant women and look at a mixture of chemicals beyond the initial two suspect chemical classes.

Faculty and Staff Awards 2019

Congratulations to all the winners of the faculty and staff awards, and to everyone for their hard work and dedication during the 2018-2019 academic school year. See Photo Gallery Faculty Fellow Matthew Eckelman, CEE Yongmin Liu, MIE Outstanding Teacher of First Year Engineering Students Joseph Depasquale, Chemistry Brian O’Connell, FYE Sumi Seo, Mathematics Matthew Webber, […]

$13.2M NIH Award for Environmental Influences of Child Health Outcomes in Puerto Rico

CEE Professor Akram Alshawabkeh has been awarded $13.2M over five years from the National Institutes of Health to lead a renewal of the multi-institutional and interdisciplinary research project, entitled, “Environmental Influences of Child Health Outcomes in Puerto Rico (ECHO-PRO).

SAGE featured in ASCE Civil Engineering

CEE Professor Thomas Sheahan and his colleagues in Sustainable Adaptive Gradients in the Coastal Environment (SAGE) were featured in the ASCE Civil Engineering Magazine for "Coastal Protection Efforts to Benefit From Research Network, ‘Living Shoreline’ Database".

Learning from Tragedy

After the recent landslide in Washington, CIV professor & Senior Associate Dean Thomas Sheahan discusses what causes a mudslide and possible preventative measures. What is the anatomy of a landslide, and what factors increase their likelihood?   There are many types of landslides, but the one that occurred in Washington state appears to be a […]

FY13 TIER 1 Award Recipients

27 COE faculty and affiliates were recipients of FY13 TIER 1 Interdisciplinary Research Seed Grants for 21 different research projects.

Prof. Sheahan Discusses Ground Failures in the Big Dig

Tom Sheahan, Professor and Senior Associate Dean for Academic Affairs, discussed the ground-freezing process used for Big Dig construction and whether it caused a sinkhole to form beneath Boston's tunnels.

Six Faculty Named 2010 Outstanding Teachers of the College of Engineering

Congratulations to the following faculty, who were identified by our students as Outstanding Teachers of the College of Engineering for 2010: Dionisio Bernal, Daniel Dulaski, Philip Larese-Casanova, Thomas Sheahan, Ming Wang, and Mishac Yegian.

Sheahan’s NIH Grant Renewed

CIV professor and acting chair Thomas Sheahan, has had his NIH grant renewed for his research on creating a reactive mat to remediate contaminated sediments and reduce health risks.

Creating a New Standard

Thomas Sheahan, professor and acting chair of Civil and Environmental Engineering, is trying to create an ASTM standard test that will be able to help determine soil and foundation responses due to manmade and seismic activity.