New Faculty Spotlight: Kathryn Schulte Grahame
Kathryn Schulte Grahame joined the department in Fall 2011 as an Assistant Academic Specialist. As part of her Gateway Faculty appointment she will teach freshman engineering courses as well as undergraduate civil engineering courses. Dr. Schulte Grahame received her Ph.D. in Civil Engineering from Columbia University in 2008. She is also a Northeastern University alumna, where she obtained her B.S. in Civil Engineering in 2004. Most recently Dr. Schulte Grahame has focused her efforts in engineering education, receiving her M.Ed. in 2011 from Northeastern University. Her research interests lie in contaminant transport and environmentally sustaining water filtration structures. Dr. Schulte Grahame's most recent academic work includes the development and management of STEM women's social and professional networking groups as the Program Manager for Northeastern's NSF ADVANCE grant. Before coming to Northeastern she gained broad international experience at a green building design firm in New York City and collaborated with NASA scientists in her work on green roof designs. Dr. Schulte Grahame is a LEED AP and her professional affiliations include American Society of Civil Engineers, the American Society for Engineering Education, Chi Epsilon and the Society for Women Engineers.