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CEE Chair & CDM Smith Professor Jerome F. Hajjar, recently elected as a Member of the National Academy of Engineering, was featured in a video during the annual Academic Awards Convocation. Faculty excellence on display at Academic Honors Convocation Professor Jerry Hajjar is recognized at the 2022 Academic Honors Convocation awards ceremony hosted in the […]
Carrie Tam, E’22, civil engineering and architectural studies, won a 2022 Compass Award which recognizes exemplary students from the senior class who, during their time on campus, have demonstrated a true dedication to a core set of values: leadership, volunteerism, academic integrity, and commitment to Northeastern.
CEE Chair & CDM Smith Professor Jerome Hajjar is leading a multi-university $650K grant from the National Offshore Wind Research and Development Consortium for “Ensuring Long-Term Availability and Bankability of Offshore Wind Through Hurricane Risk Assessment and Mitigation.”
CEE Chair and Professor Jerome Hajjar featured in the Boston Business Journal article “In The Big Dig’s Shadow.”
In a new grant from the Charles Pankow Foundation and industry partners, CDM Smith Professor and Northeastern Civil and Environmental Engineering Department Chair Jerome Hajjar and colleagues at three other institutions were awarded $425,000 to investigate a new modular steel plate floor framing and diaphragm system in steel building structures.
Northeastern’s CEE Chair & CDM Smith Professor Jerome Hajjar was elected a Member of the National Academy of Engineering (NAE) for his development of design criteria and models for stability and seismic design of innovative steel and composite structures. Election to the NAE is among the highest professional distinctions accorded to an engineer.
CEE Chair and Professor Jerome Hajjar was featured in the Washington Post article “What does poor rating for collapsed bridge mean for others?” to talk about how sufficient funding is needed to repair aging infrastructure.
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 […]
Civil engineers are adjusting designs and materials to make them more sustainable, but experts say many more solutions are needed
CEE Chair Jerome Hajjar, was featured in the Business Insider article “Civil engineers are adjusting designs and materials to make them more sustainable, but experts say many more solutions are needed“
Civil Engineers are Adjusting Designs and Materials to Make Them More Sustainable, but Experts say Many More Solutions are Needed
CEE Professor and Chair Jerome Hajjar was featured in the Business Insider article “Civil engineers are adjusting designs and materials to make them more sustainable, but experts say many more solutions are needed.”
The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and alumni recognized three students for the 2021 NUCEAO Award: Missy Muilenburg, BS Environmental Engineering ‘21, Natasha Leipziger Mundis, BS/MS Civil Engineering ’21, and Ryan Kloiber, BS Civil Engineering ’21.
CEE Professor and Chair Jerome Hajjar was featured in the Engineering News-Record article “Steel Diaphragm Innovation Initiative Improves Seismic Design Tools” as being part of a new team of steel structure researchers.
Aravind Uthaman, ME’19, civil engineering, was crawling on his hands and knees for more than 300 feet into a water conduit tunnel. It was certainly not a position he expected to be in when graduated in 2019 with a master’s degree in structural engineering. But then again, Northeastern students pride themselves on being able to […]
The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering (CEE) is pleased to announce that an anonymous alumnus has established the CEE Faculty Seed Research Fund with a leadership gift in the hope of inspiring other alumni to contribute in support of the research of the CEE faculty. The annual income from the fund will support innovative and groundbreaking research […]
CEE Professor and Chair Jerome Hajjar received the American Institute of Steel Construction’s 2021 Lifetime Achievement Award for his impact on AISC and the structural industry as a whole.
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”.
CEE Assistant Professor Hao Sun, ECE Assistant Professor Yanzhi Wang, and CEE Professor & Chair Jerome Hajjar were awarded a $600K NSF grant for “Physics-Reinforced Deep Learning for Structural Metamodeling.”
The Northeastern Graduate Structural Engineering Association (NGSEA) was selected by the Structural Engineering Institute (SEI) Local Activities Division as the Graduate Student Chapter of the Year.
Structural Engineering Institute’s new president, Glenn Bell, recently visited Northeastern to deliver a seminar on his future vision for structural engineering.
CEE Professor and Chair Jerome Hajjar was featured in the Engineering Management Institute’s podcast “TSEC 15: Integrating Sustainability and Resilience into Structural Engineering” in which he talked about how we can integrate sustainability and resilience into structural engineering.
CEE Professor and Chair Jerome Hajjar is pushing to improve building codes across the country to withstand natural disasters like last week’s two earthquakes in California.
CEE Chair and Professor Jerome Hajjar was featured in EE Times India’s article “Is Architecture Stuck in the Mechanical Era?” explaining the different tools and technologies available to inspect and maintain structures.
Civil Chair and Professor Jerome Hajjar explains that the architectural elements of the Notre Dame cathedral such as the flying buttresses helped to prevent further destruction of the iconic building.
Northeastern University is collaborating with Hanscom Air Force Base on a $2.8M grant on a first-of-its-kind radio-silent drone testing facilty at Innovation Campus in Burlington.
CEE Chair Jerome Hajjar, Associate Professors Andrew Myers, Luca Caracoglia, and CCSH Professor Jennie Stephens are researching ways to build safe and effective offshore wind farms that have the capacity to power the entire country.
CEE Chair and CDM Smith Professor Jerome Hajjar and ECE Associate Professor Taskin Padir are collaborating on a research project for post-disaster assessment of critical infrastructure such as bridges using small unmanned aircraft systems.
CEE Chair and CDM Smith Professor Jerome Hajjar explains the benefits of the new wind farm being built off the east coast and how Northeastern is poised to help in the designs.
A drone cage was built at the George J. Kostas Research Institute for Homeland Security which will allow faculty like CEE Chair & CDM Smith Professor Jerome Hajjar and ECE Associate Professor Taskin Padir to develop drones to evaluate damage to structures after disasters.
Congratulations to all the winners of the faculty and staff awards, and to everyone for their hard work and dedication during the 2017-2018 academic school year.
Congratulations to the COE faculty and students that were honored at the 2018 Academic Honors Convocation.
CEE Chair & CDM Smith Professor Jerome Hajjar presented the 54th annual Robert D. Klein Lecture on March 19th about the need for “Urban Engineering: New Designs for a Resilient and Sustainable Future”.
CEE Professor & Chair Jerome Hajjar answered questions relating to the safety codes and procedures of accelerated bridge construction after the recent pedestrian bridge collapse in Miami, FL.
ECE Associate Professor Taskin Padir and CEE Professor & Chair Jerry Hajjar are developing robots that can detect weaknesses in buildings and other infrastructures after a disaster.
CEE Chair & Professor Jerome Hajjar spoke about how buildings are structurally designed to isolate fire damage following the London fire last week. Source: News @ Northeastern Early Wednesday morning, a high-rise apartment building in London was destroyed in a fire that the commissioner of the London Fire Brigade described by saying, “In my 29 […]
CEE Professor and Chair Jerome Hajjar, along with colleagues at Johns Hopkins University and Virginia Tech, has been awarded a five-year grant from five steel industry organizations. The organizations include the American Institute of Steel Construction, the American Iron and Steel Institute, the Metal Building Manufacturers Association, the Steel Deck Institute, and the Steel Joist Institute. […]
CEE Professor and Chair Jerome Hajjar and CEE Assistant Professor Andrew Myers received a grant from the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center to develop a national agenda for research on offshore wind energy infrastructure.
CEE Professor & Chair Jerome Hajjar addresses how the national priority of repairing the nation's aging infrastructure can be accomplished. Source: News @ Northeastern President Donald J. Trump underscored repairing the nation’s aging infrastructure as a national priority both throughout the campaign and in his inauguration address. Senate Democrats last week also unveiled their own […]
CEE Professor & Chair Jerome Hajjar was featured in Redshift for his expertise in structural engineering.
CEE Professor & Chair Jerome Hajjar is working to create an "Aerial Robotic Infrastructure Analyst (ARIA)" that was highlighted in Phys.org.
Jerry Hajjar, CDM Smith Professor and CEE Department Chair, gave a lecture entitled "Urban Engineering: New Ideas for a Sustainable Future" to the Northeastern University Los Angeles alumni community on September 28.
ECE professors Mario Sznaier, Octavia Camps, Ali Abur, & Edmund Yeh, MIE assistant professor Jacqueline Griffin, CEE professor Jerome Hajjar, COS professor Lisa Feldman Barrett, CCIS professor Stacy Marsella, and Kostas director Peter Boynton were awarded a $2.5M NSF grant for the “Identification and Control of Uncertain, Highly Interdependent Processes Involving Humans with Applications to […]
CEE Professor & Chair Jerome Hajjar and colleagues from Carnegie Mellon University are working to create autonomous flying robots that will be able to inspect, analyze, and assess any damages to bridges and buildings.
CEE Professor & Chair Jerome Hajjar was awarded $180K NSF Grant for "Transforming Building Structural Resilience through Innovation in Steel Diaphragms".
CDM Smith Professor and CEE Chair Jerome Hajjar is a co-recipient of the 2016 Moisseiff Award from the American Society of Civil Engineers for his paper on "Quasi-Static Cyclic Behavior of Controlled Rocking Steel Frames".
ChE Chair & Professor Thomas J. Webster and CEE Chair & Professor Jerome F. Hajjar were featured in the November/December issue of Advanced Materials and Processes, an ASM International Publication.
CEE Associate Professor Auroop Ganguly & his interdisciplinary PhD students Udit Bhatia, Devashish Kumar, and Evan Kodra (E'14) have created a tool using network theory to ascertain the resilience of infrastructure systems affected by disasters.
The COE Undergraduate Research Lab fair gathered hundreds of students eager to learn about the research opportunities available to them.
CEE PhD student Lizhong Wang is one of four winners of the national 2015 O. H. Ammann Research Fellowship from the Structural Engineering Institute of ASCE.
CEE Chair Jerome Hajjar won the 2015 BSCES Clemens Herschel Award from the Boston Society of Civil Engineers Section of ASCE.
Jerome Hajjar, CDM Smith Professor and CEE Chair, along with Northeastern University, are pleased to announce they will host the Eighth International Workshop on Connections in Steel Structures (Connections VIII).
CEE Chair & Professor Jerome Hajjar was interviewed by the Boston Herald over concerns about the MBTA bridges that are "structurally deficient".
Dr. Beverly A. Scott, General Manager and CEO of the Massachusetts Bay Transit Authority, was this year’s Keynote speaker at the fourth annual CEE Industry Leadership Night, providing inspirational comments about the importance of public transportation infrastructure.
In March 2011, the Tohoku earthquake in Japan initiated a tsunami that wreaked havoc across the coast of the island nation. The most infamous damage occurred when the Fukushima Daichii nuclear power plant suffered serious equipment failures, which led to the second largest nuclear disaster in history. In the aftermath, inspection and repair crews faced severe […]
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 […]
COE faculty Andrew Myers, Jerry Hajjar, Carey Rappaport, Michael Silevitch, Sara Wadia-Fascetti, and Matthias Ruth are working on improving the sustainability of the urban environment.
Jerome Hajjar, professor and chair of civil and environmental engineering Hurricane Sandy destroyed hundreds of buildings throughout New York and New Jersey. But hundreds more that withstood collapse were so severely damaged they had to be demolished. What if there were a way to design buildings to minimize the impact of such damage? At Northeastern’s […]
Congratulations to the recipients of this year's College of Engineering Faculty and Staff awards. Outstanding Teachers of First Year Engineering Students: Thomas Gilbert, Chemistry; Susan Freeman, Engineering; John Lindhe, Mathematics; Bala Maheswaran, Physics Martin W. Essigmann Outstanding Teaching Award: Nader Jalili, MIE; Carolyn Lee-Parsons, ChE Outstanding Cooperative Education Coordinator Award: George Kent, ECE Outstanding Staff Award: Tracy Bourassa, ARC; Faith […]
CIV Chair & Professor Jerome Hajjar has been selected to be a Fellow of SEI for his leadership and mentoring in the structural engineering profession.
CEE Assistant Professor Andrew Myers,Professor & Chair Jerry Hajjar, and Sanjay Arwade, Associate Professor at UMass Amherst, have received a new $325K research grant from NSF on Reliability-based Hurricane Risk Assessment for Offshore Wind Farms.
CEE Chair & Professor, Jerome Hajjar, has received a $250K NSF grant to develop a "Design for Deconstruction" method for building construction by creating sustainable steel structures.
CIV Chair & Professor, Jerome Hajjar, has designed a system that would allow replaceable steel fuses to absorb the forces of an earthquake and save the building from damage.
Jerome Hajjar, Professor and Chair of the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department, speaks about the possibility of earthquakes along the East Coast, the potential for damage due to an East Coast Earthquake, and steps this region should be taking to help mitigate the impact from an East Coast earthquake.
CIV Professors Ming Wang, Dionisio Bernal, and Jerome Hajjar organized the 2011 Engineering Mechanics Institute Conference which focused on academic research and real-world applications.
Jerome Hajjar, Professor and Chair, answered questions on earthquake preparedness and recovery following the devastating earthquake in Japan.
Congratulations to Luca Caracoglia, Assistant Professor, and Jerome F. Hajjar, Professor and Chair of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, for being selected as 2010 Outstanding Reviewers for their review activities for two refereed journals published by the American Society of Civil Engineers.
CIV Chair & Professor, Jerome Hajjar, is a recipient of a 2010 Popular Mechanics Breakthrough Award for his work in creating building structures that are earthquake proof.