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Akram N Alshawabkeh

Akram Alshawabkeh

Snell Chair and Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering



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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

For a complete list of faculty citations, please visit iRis, Northeastern’s digital archive.


Electromagnetic Waves in Contaminated Soils

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


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