Civil and Environmental Engineering students place 3rd at Environmental Design Competition

The Water Environment Federation (WEF) hosted the national student design competition in New Orleans this past October during WEFTEC18, which is the largest annual water quality event in the world.

A team of Civil and Environmental students from Northeastern University placed third in the Environmental Design Competition, which saw the participation of 22 teams from across the 3 countries.

The winning Northeastern team project outline a proposal for the development of a sustainable living community in Gloucester, MA. The proposed developed site includes innovative technologies in the area of community development, energy and most specifically, water resources.

The project was developed during the spring 2018 capstone course under the supervision of Prof. Onnis-Hayden of the Civil and Environmental Engineering department in partnership with the owner of the site Vito Giacalone and the industry mentor Scott Cameron from The Morin-Cameron Group, Inc. The project team was also part of an interdisciplinary capstone with Architectural students advised by Prof. Michelle Laboy.

Related Faculty: Annalisa Onnis-Hayden, Michelle Laboy

Related Departments:Civil & Environmental Engineering