Sheahan’s NIH Grant Renewed
CIV professor and acting chair Thomas Sheahan, has had his NIH grant renewed for his research on creating a reactive mat to remediate contaminated sediments and reduce health risks.
Professor Sheahan received his Sc.D. and M.S. in Civil Engineering from M.I.T. in 1991 and 1988, respectively. In 1981, he received his BS in Civil Engineering from Union College. His research expertise is in Rate Effects in Soils, Offshore Geohazards, Sampling Disturbance Effects, and Laboratory Instrumentation.
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View the grant here.