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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.
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”.
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.
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.
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, […]
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”.
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.”
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.
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.
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.
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.
CEE Assistant Professor Matthew Eckelman discusses the pros and cons of the recent, historic Kigali climate agreement.
CEE Assistant Professor Matthew Eckelman is now teaching two Young Scholars students after completing the program himself twenty-one years ago.
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".
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 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.
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".
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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”
CEE Assistant Professor Matthew Eckelman was awarded a $503K NSF CAREER award for “Building Chemical Synthesis Networks for Life Cycle Hazard Modeling”
These faculty recognitions bring the total young investigator awards in the college to 39, including 25 NSF CAREER and 10 DOD Young Investigator awards.
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 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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
22 COE faculty and affiliates were recipients of FY14 TIER 1 Interdisciplinary Research Seed Grants for 14 different research projects.
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.
27 COE faculty and affiliates were recipients of FY13 TIER 1 Interdisciplinary Research Seed Grants for 21 different research projects.
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 […]