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How Bad are Incandescent Light Bulbs for the Environment?

CEE Associate Professor Matthew Eckelman was featured in the Popular Science article “How bad are incandescent light bulbs for the environment?“

FY23 TIER 1 Award Recipients

Congratulations to the 15 COE faculty and affiliates who were recipients of FY23 TIER 1 Interdisciplinary Research Seed Grants for 13 different projects.

COE Professors Selected in Stanford University List of Top 2% Scientists Worldwide

The following COE professors are among the top scientists worldwide selected by Stanford University representing the top 2 percent of the most-cited scientists with single-year impact in various disciplines. The selection is based on the top 100,000 by c-score (with and without self-citations) or a percentile rank of 2% or above. The list below includes […]

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Matt Eckelman Leads Health Sector Emissions Assessment Section of 2020 Lancet Countdown on Health and Climate Change

CEE Associate Professor Matthew Eckelman led the Health Sector Emissions section of the newest report on health and climate change released by the academic journal The Lancet.

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DURABLE: Sustainable Material Ecologies, Assemblies and Cultures

A  new exhibition at the BSA Space – DURABLE: Sustainable Material Ecologies, Assemblies, and Cultures, curated by CEE faculty David Fannon and Matthew Eckelman, as well as Architecture faculty Michelle Laboy and Peter Wiederspahn, explores the materials used to construct the built environment which are critical components to the sustainability of our cities.

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Essentials of Civil Engineering Materials

CEE Associate Teaching Professor Kathryn E. Schulte Grahame, Assistant Teaching Professor Craig M. Shillaber, and Associate Professor Matthew J. Eckelman published the book “Essentials of Civil Engineering Materials”.

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Protecting a Museums Health and Collections

CEE Associate Professor Matthew Eckelman is part of a team working with the Foundation of the American Institute for Conservation of Historic and Artistic Works to receive continued funding from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) to establish a life cycle assessment tool and preventive conservation library.

Eckelman Selected for ES&T and ES&T Letters Early Career Scientists Virtual Issue

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Associate Professor and Associate Chair for Research Matthew J. Eckelman was selected by the journals Environmental Science & Technology (ES&T) and Environmental Science & Technology Letters (ES&T Letters) for inclusion in their Early Career Scientists Virtual Issue.

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, […]

Creating an Optimal Sharing Economy

Professors Ozlem Ergun (MIE), Haris Koutsopoulos (CEE), and Jennie Stephens (CSSH/Affiliated CEE) were awarded a $99K NSF grant for a “Planning Grant: Engineering Research Center for Sharing economy – Humans, Automation, Resilience and Engineering: SHARE”.

Eckelman Wins BSCE Clemens Herschel Award

CEE Assistant Professor Matt Eckelman and his former Ph.D. student Mithun Saha have won the Clemens Herschel Award from the Boston Society of Civil Engineers Section of the American Society of Civil Engineers, for their paper entitled “Urban Scale Mapping of Concrete Degradation from Projected Climate Change.”

Engineering and Public Policy Student Spotlight: Sarah Sanchez

Sarah Sanchez believes technology can be used to improve life by minimizing risks and undesirable impacts and by enrolling in the MS in Engineering and Public Policy program, she is exploring the interface between technology and society.

Hospitals are helping make us all sick

CEE Assistant Professor Matthew Eckelman was featured in the Popular Science article "Hospitals are helping make us all sick" which indicates that the greenhouse emissions associated with the healthcare industry are contributing to climate change related illnesses.

Young Scholar Program Provides Experience-Based Learning for Future Scientists and Engineers

The Center for STEM Education kicked off its 2017 Young Scholars Program on June 26, 2017, with 26 budding scientists and engineers from high schools at a variety of cities and towns in the Greater Boston area.

Eckelman Receives National Endowment for the Humanities Grant

CEE Assistant Professor Matt Eckelman received a NEH grant which supports a national “Alliance for Response” (AFR) initiative to connect local cultural heritage institutions with their emergency professionals.

Global Deal to Limit Greenhouse Gases

CEE Assistant Professor Matthew Eckelman discusses the pros and cons of the recent, historic Kigali climate agreement.

Young Scholar Program Comes Full Circle

CEE Assistant Professor Matthew Eckelman is now teaching two Young Scholars students after completing the program himself twenty-one years ago.

Environmental Impacts of the Health Care System

CEE Assistant Professor Matthew Eckelman's recent article in PLOS ONE studies the "Environmental Impacts of the U.S. Health Care System and Effects on Public Health".

Eckelman Part of $10M EPA Center

CEE Assistant Professor Matthew Eckelman will be a part of a $10M, 5-year EPA center which is co-hosted by Yale and John Hopkins.

CEE Members present Webinar to EPA

CEE PhD student S Mokhles Rahman and faculty members Matthew Eckelman, Annalisa Onnis-Hayden, & April Gu gave an agency-wide webinar to the US EPA regarding their work on life-cycle assessment of advanced nutrient removal technologies wastewater treatment.

COE Featured in NAE’s Infusing Ethics Report

The National Academy of Engineering's Infusing Ethics into the Development of Engineers report features in Daniel Saulnier, Bob Tillman, & Tricia Lenihan for "Multiyear Engineering Ethics Case Study Approach" and Matthew Eckelman & Jacqueline Isaacs for "Case Studies for Engineering Ethics Across the Engineering Life Cycle".

Eckelman Gives Waste Management Keynote Presentation

CEE Assistant Professor Matt Eckelman gave a keynote presentation at the German National Academy of Sciences (Leopoldina) for an international gathering of waste management experts on the topic of industrial waste reprocessing.

Fannon & Eckelman Receive AIA Grant

CEE Assistant Professors David Fannon, Matthew Eckelman, and Architecture Assistant Professor Michelle Laboy's project "Building Resilience: A Tool for Planning & Decision-making" was selected to be a part of the 2015 AIA Upjohn Research Initiative.

Eckelman & Schirner to Represent NU at NAE

ECE Assistant Professor Matthew Eckelman and Associate Professor Gunar Schirner have been selected to represent Northeastern University at National Academy of Engineering's seventh Frontiers of Engineering Education (FOEE) symposium. The attendees were nominated by NAE members or deans and chosen from a highly competitive pool of applicants.

Eckelman to Attend Frontiers of Engineering Education Symposium

CEE Assistant Professor Matthew Eckelman has been invited to represent Northeastern at the National Academy of Engineering’s 7th Annual Frontiers of Engineering Education Symposium.

New Sustainable Energy Systems Minor now available for all NU undergraduate students

A new Sustainable Energy Systems minor is now available for all undergraduate students which includes the new course GE 3300 Energy Systems: Science, Technology and Sustainability.

$1.1M NSF Grant for Designing Resilient and Sustainable Buildings

An interdisciplinary team of Northeastern CEE professors and those from Tufts have received a $1.1M NSF grant to develop a decision and design framework for multi-hazard resilient and sustainable buildings.

FY16 TIER 1 Award Recipients

18 COE faculty and affiliates were recipients of FY16 TIER 1 Interdisciplinary Research Seed Grants for 11 different projects representing over $400K dollars of investment in research.

Resilient & Sustainable Buildings

CIV Mehrdad Sasani, David Fannon, Matthias Ruth, & Matthew Eckelman were awarded a $1.1M NSF grant for “A Decision and Design Framework for Multi-Hazard Resilient and Sustainable Buildings”

Eckelman Receives $503K NSF CAREER Award

CEE Assistant Professor Matthew Eckelman was awarded a $503K NSF CAREER award for “Building Chemical Synthesis Networks for Life Cycle Hazard Modeling”

Northeastern Engineering announces 8 Young Investigator Awards in 2013-2014

These faculty recognitions bring the total young investigator awards in the college to 39, including 25 NSF CAREER and 10 DOD Young Investigator awards.

Life Cycles of Metals

Civil and Environmental Engineering Assistant Professor Matthew Eckelman was published in PLOS ONE for his research “Life Cycle Assessment of Metals: A Scientific Synthesis”, which examines the environmental impacts of 63 different metals. Dr. Eckelman received his BA in Physics and Mathematics from Amherst College and his MS and Ph.D. in Environmental Engineering from Yale. PLOS […]

A sustainable breeding ground for collaboration

A com­plex struc­ture the size of a shoebox perched on a table’s edge in Curry Stu­dent Center Ball­room on Monday evening. The 3-​​D printed con­struc­tion resem­bled a series of tiny, haunt­ingly bare trees with inim­ical spikes for branches. Archi­tec­ture pro­fessor Jane Amidon explained that stu­dents in the Design for Sus­tain­able Urban Envi­ron­ments pro­gram cre­ated the model and others […]

Ethics and Engineering

Civil and Environmental Engineering Assistant Professor Matthew Eckelman and Mechanical and Industrial Engineering Professor Jackie Isaacs were awarded a $248K National Science Foundation (NSF) grant to incorporate ethics education into life cycle design, engineering, and management. The National Science Foundation (NSF) is an independent federal agency created by Congress in 1950 “to promote the progress of science; to advance […]

Professor Matthew Eckelman wins 2013 Laudise Young Researcher Prize

Civil and Environmental Engineering Assistant Professor Matthew Eckelman was selected to receive the 2013 Laudise Young Researcher Prize by the International Society for Industrial Ecology. This prestigious international award is given for outstanding achievements in industrial ecology by a young researcher. Prof. Eckelman is recognized for his significant research in the areas of life-cycle assessment of materials, […]

The new American hamburger…?

Twenty six bil­lion pounds. That’s roughly how much beef Amer­i­cans con­sume each year. We get it from some 33 mil­lion cows that are largely raised in cen­tral­ized, indus­trial feed oper­a­tions that col­lec­tively use more energy, water, and land per calorie pro­duced than any other food group out there. So when I heard the news of the lab-​​grown beef the other […]

Young scholars get a taste for science in the summer

Twenty-​​four high school stu­dents lis­tened intently as civil and envi­ron­mental engi­neering assis­tant pro­fessor Matthew Eck­elman pre­sented his research on mod­eling the energy inputs and out­puts of com­mer­cial prod­ucts and processes. At the end of the lec­ture, Eck­elman revealed a sur­prising fact. “Sev­en­teen years ago I was where you are now,” he told the stu­dents, who gath­ered in […]

FY14 TIER 1 Award Recipients

22 COE faculty and affiliates were recipients of FY14 TIER 1 Interdisciplinary Research Seed Grants for 14 different research projects.

The environmental impact of anesthetic gases

Civil & Environmental Engineering Assistant Professor Matthew Eckelman is determining what type of effect that the anesthetic gases used in the healthcare industry have on the environment.

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.

New Faculty Spotlight: Matthew J. Eckelman

Matthew J. Eckelman joined the Department in January 2012 as an Assistant Professor. An environmental engineer with cross-disciplinary training in the area of sustainable resource engineering and the urban environment, Dr. Eckelman's research uses modeling tools to evaluate the life cycle effects of new materials, technologies, and policies on the environment and human health. He […]