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May 20, 2020

Optimizing Mechanical Loading in Bone Formation

MIE/BioE Professor Sandra Shefelbine and COS Associate Professor James Monaghan were awarded a $650K NSF grant for “Manipulating Fluid Flow in Mechanoadaptation of Bone.”

Bioengineering, Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

May 20, 2020

Analyzing the Changing Mobility Patterns Caused by COVID-19

CEE Assistant Professor Qi “Ryan” Wang in collaboration with Jing Du from the University of Florida was awarded an $89K NSF RAPID grant for “High-Frequency Data Collection for Human Mobility Prediction during COVID-19.”

Civil & Environmental Engineering

May 20, 2020

REU Award for Modeling SARS-CoV-2 Proteins

BioE Affiliated Faculty Mary Jo Ondrechen, Assistant Professor Mona Minkara, and COS Assistant Professor Steven Lopez were awarded a $73K NSF RAPID grant for “Undergraduate Research in Modeling and Computation for Discovery of Molecular Probes for SARS-CoV-2 Proteins.”

Bioengineering

May 20, 2020

Eduardo Sontag Gave Keynote Talk at 2020 European Control Conference

ECE/BioE Professor Eduardo Sontag gave the opening keynote talk on “Some Control Theory Ideas in Systems and Synthetic Biology” virtually at the 2020 European Control Conference at St Petersburg, Russia.

Bioengineering, Electrical & Computer Engineering

May 18, 2020

Effects of COVID-19 on Water Supply Usage

CEE Assistant Professor Ameet Pinto, MES/COS/CEE Associate Professor Aron Stubbins, and CEE Assistant Professor Kelsey Pieper were awarded a $200K NSF RAPID grant for “Extreme water use patterns and their impact on the microbial and chemical ecology of drinking water.”

Civil & Environmental Engineering

May 18, 2020

Bencherif’s Research Published and Featured on the Cover of Macromolecular Materials and Engineering

ChE Assistant Professor Sidi A. Bencherif’s research on “Effect of Polymer Concentration on Autoclaved Cryogel Properties” was featured on the back cover page of the May issue of Macromolecular Materials and Engineering.

Chemical Engineering

May 18, 2020

Northeastern Engineers Without Borders wins 2020 Global Influence Award

The Engineers Without Borders student group was awarded the Global Influence Award at the 2020 Student Life Awards for their own to “promote global and/or cultural awareness through their educational programming and supports campus programming or experiential learning that places emphasis on global cultures, relations, or awareness.”

Civil & Environmental Engineering

May 13, 2020

Phd Student Zhao Chen Awarded Thornton Tomasetti Student Innovation Fellowship

CEE PhD student Zhao Chen was awarded a 2020 Thornton Tomasetti Student Innovation Fellowship for his exceptional submittal for innovative research to investigate “Efficient Seismic Meta-modeling of Highly Nonlinear Structures with Scarce Data”.

Civil & Environmental Engineering