To battle natural hazards, interdisciplinary research team turns to resilient, sustainable buildings
A team of Northeastern researchers has received a National Science Foundation grant to develop a decision framework for designing buildings that are both resilient and sustainable in the face of multiple environmental hazards like earthquakes, flooding, and heavy winds.
Top researchers, entrepreneurs, scholars, and policymakers from Massachusetts and Switzerland convened at Northeastern University on Friday for an energy summit, where participants discussed innovations and strategies to address climate change and a range of other global energy challenges.
Northeastern professor Matthias Ruth sees the grim facts presented in the Third National Climate Assessment released Tuesday as an opportunity, not a reason to be pessimistic.
Matthias Ruth, a Northeastern professor of public policy and engineering, and an international team of scholars studied how the response to a 2009 earthquake in Italy can guide future city-planning efforts.
At the world’s largest science conference, Northeastern scholars urged interdisciplinary communication to develop solutions to the world’s greatest challenges.
Northeastern’s Open Classroom series, which analyzes a new public policy issue each semester, will take an interdisciplinary look at the challenges of solving climate change this spring.
Matthias Ruth, a professor with joint appointments in the College of Engineering and the College of Social Sciences and Humanities, is co-editor of the new journal Urban Climate.
In testifying before a Canadian panel, Northeastern professor Matthias Ruth brought new insight into the public’s thinking on a massive oil pipeline project.
Matthias Ruth, a new professor in the College of Social Sciences and Humanities and the College of Engineering, is at the forefront of a new field: ecological economics.