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Akram N Alshawabkeh

Akram Alshawabkeh

Snell Chair and Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering



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National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences head lauds Northeastern’s interdisciplinary approach

You cannot do envi­ron­mental health work if you don’t work with the com­mu­nity,” said Linda Birn­baum, director of the National Insti­tute of Envi­ron­mental Health Sci­ences, during remarks on campus on Monday. She lauded North­eastern, with its emphasis on inter­dis­ci­pli­nary research and prac­tice, for doing just that, and noted Northeastern’s con­tri­bu­tions to a multi-​​country study of Zika.

July 18, 2016 - BOSTON, MA. - Linda Birnbaum, Director of the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences, National Toxicology Program speaks during the Our Environmental, Our Health event in the Alumni Center at Northeastern University on July 18, 2016. Photo by Matthew Modoono/Northeastern University

New grant puts Northeastern at forefront of solving health challenges for women, children

The award, from the NIH and the EPA, will estab­lish a center in Puerto Rico that will study how pol­lu­tant expo­sure and psy­choso­cial risk fac­tors impact the health and devel­op­ment of chil­dren living on the island’s heavily con­t­a­m­i­nated northern coast.

09/17/15 - BOSTON, MA. - Akram Alshawabkeh, the George. A. Snell Professor of Engineering, recently received a grant from the National Institutes of Health to study the impact of a mixture of environmental exposures and modifying factors on fetal and early childhood health and development in Puerto Rico. Photo by: Matthew Modoono/Northeastern University

Northeastern awarded NIH grant to study links between contaminants, preterm birth

North­eastern Uni­ver­sity has received a five-​​year, $13.5 mil­lion award from the National Insti­tutes of Health to con­tinue its inter­dis­ci­pli­nary, multi-​​university inves­ti­ga­tion into the com­plex rela­tion­ship between envi­ron­mental con­t­a­m­i­na­tion and preterm birth.

Akram N Alshawabkeh

Selected Publications

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Electromagnetic Waves in Contaminated Soils

(with Arvin Farid and Carey M. Rappaport) Electromagnetic Waves Propagation in Complex Matter. , 2011.


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