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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.

Larese-Casanova, Alshawabkeh, Fernandez Awarded DoD SERDP Grant

CEE Associate Professor Philip Larese-Casanova (PI), Assistant Professor Loretta Fernandez, and Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Education Akram Alsahwabkeh were awarded a $760K grant from the DoD’s Strategic Environmental Research and Development Program (SERDP) for “Electrochemically-Induced in situ Degradation of Legacy Munitions and Insensitive High Explosives in Manufacturing Wastewater.”

Examining Flint, MI Water Supply

CEE assistant professor Philip Larese-Casanova examines the drinking water crisis in Flint, Michigan.

Fe Oxide Recrystallization

CEE Assistant Professor Philip Larese-Casanova was awarded a $140K NSF Grant to study the “Recrystallization of Stable Iron Oxides in Reducing Environments” Abstract Source: NSF Iron (Fe) oxides are abundant in soils, sediments, and rocks. Like most minerals, Fe oxide minerals undergo transformation reactions as their surroundings change. These transformations can result in the incorporation or […]

Congratulations to recipients of the FY15 TIER 1 Interdisciplinary Research Seed Grants

19 COE faculty were recipients of FY15 TIER 1 Interdisciplinary Research Seed Grants for 11 different projects representing over $500K dollars of investment in research.

What’s in your water?

For a scholar whose research focuses on aquatic envi­ron­mental chem­istry, Philip Larese-​​Casanova spends little time doing research in the envi­ron­ment. “I don’t take water sam­ples and I don’t go to drinking water plants or waste­water treat­ment plants,” said the assis­tant pro­fessor of civil and envi­ron­mental engi­neering. That’s because most of the pol­lu­tants Larese-​​Casanova is inter­ested in haven’t been […]

Larese-Casanova Discusses the Diverse Nature of Elements

In a recent interview on the Northeastern University research blog, InSolution, Prof. Philip Larese-Casanova discusses his passion for chemistry and explains the "personalities" of elements.

Congratulations COE Award Winners

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 […]

Larese-Casanova Awarded CAREER Grant

CEE Assistant Professor Philip Larese-Casanova has been awarded a $404K NSF CAREER grant to explore the degradation of quantum dots that are released into waste streams and aquatic environments.

Selenium Remediation

CEE Assistant Professor Philip Larese-Casanova & Assistant Academic Specialist Annalisa Onnis-Hayden were awarded a $305K NSF grant to reduce selenium pollution by using oxygen isotopes. 

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.

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.

New Faculty Spotlight: Philip Larese-Casanova

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering welcomes Assistant Professor Philip Larese-Casanova, who joined the faculty in Fall 2010 after serving as a post-doctoral research associate at the Institute for Biospheric Studies at Yale University and the Center for Applied Geosciences at the Eberhard-Karls University Tuebingen in Germany.