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Kathryn Schulte Grahame

Interim Associate Director and Associate Teaching Professor,  First Year Engineering Program
Affiliated Faculty,  Civil and Environmental Engineering

Contact

Office

  • 617.373.2854

Research Focus

Sustainable urban design; alternative energy sources; gray water recycling; green roof technology; soil-liquid infiltration physics; in-situ remediation strategies; bioremediation technology

Education

  • M.Ed., Higher Education Management, Northeastern University, 2011
  • Ph.D., Civil Engineering, Columbia University, 2008
  • M.S., Civil Engineering, Columbia University, 2005
  • B.S., Civil Engineering, Northeastern University, 2004

Honors & Awards

  • 2017 Outstanding Teachers of First Year Engineering Students
  • 2013 New Advisor of the Year

Professional Affiliations

  • American Society of Civil Engineers
  • American Society of Engineering Education
  • Society of Women Engineers

Research Focus

Sustainable urban design; alternative energy sources; gray water recycling; green roof technology; soil-liquid infiltration physics; in-situ remediation strategies; bioremediation technology

Selected Publications

  • Schulte, K.E., Heng, S.L., Culligan, P.J., (2009). “Testing of Intrinsic Sorptivity for Liquid Infiltration into Initially Dry, Miller-Similar Silica Sands.” Vadose Zone Journal, 8(2).
  • Schulte, K.E., Heng, S., Culligan, P.J., Germaine, J.T., (2008). “Intrinsic Sorptivity for Soils with Different Average Grain Size Diameters.” GeoCongress 2008 , ASCE GeoInstitute, Proceedings.
  • O’Keeffe, G.W., Schulte, K.E., Culligan, P.J., Montalto, F., McGillis, W.R., (2008). “Design of an Instrumented Model Green Roof Experiment.” GeoCongress 2008 , ASCE GeoInstitute, Proceedings.
  • Schulte, K.E., Culligan, P.J., Germaine, J.T. (2007). “Intrinsic Sorptivity and Water Infiltration into Dry Soil at Different Degrees of Saturation.” GeoDenver 2007 New Peaks in Geotechnics, Editor Olsen, H.W., ASCE GeoInstitute, Proceedings.

Undergraduate

Dec 14, 2018

Sustainability Education: It’s All Fun and Games

Associate Teaching Professor Kathryn Schulte Grahame’s first-year corner stone students partnered with the Museum of Science to create interactive games that would educate children on sustainability.

Faculty

May 03, 2017

Faculty and Staff Awards 2017

Congratulations to all the winners of the faculty and staff awards, and to everyone for their hard work and dedication during the 2016-2017 academic school year. Faculty Fellow Edward Beighley, CEE Yun Raymond Fu, ECE Tommaso Melodia, ECE Rising Star Staff Award Erin Schnepp, Undergraduate Academic Advising Carolina Venegas-Martinez, CEE Outstanding Teachers of First Year […]

Undergraduate

Apr 13, 2017

Cornerstone Class Presents to Beachmont Elementary School

This past Monday (April 10) the students of Professor Schulte Grahame’s Cornerstone of Engineering class traveled to Beachmont Elementary School in Revere, Massachusetts to present their projects on sustainability to students grades 3 – 5.    Spending the past semester mastering skills in Matlab, C++, Arduino programming, 3D printing, Solidworks, AutoCAD design, and Matlab-Sparkfun integration techniques the designed […]

Undergraduate

Dec 07, 2016

FYELC Sustainability Cornerstone Final Projects

FYELC Associate Teaching Professor Kathryn Schulte's class presented their final sustainability cornerstone projects in a museum exhibit this week.

Apr 01, 2013

New Advisor of the Year

CEE Assistant Academic Specialist Kathryn Schulte Grahame has been selected to receive the Northeastern University New Advisor of the Year Award for her work with Graduate Women in Science & Engineering (GWISE).

Aug 01, 2011

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, […]

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