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Matthias Ruth

Matthias Ruth

Professor of Public Policy and Urban Affairs

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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.

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The future’s most pressing energy questions

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.

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From climate change comes opportunity to innovate

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.

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From a devastating earthquake, a blueprint for recovery

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.

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Researchers transcend boundaries for science

At the world’s largest sci­ence con­fer­ence, North­eastern scholars urged inter­dis­ci­pli­nary com­mu­ni­ca­tion to develop solu­tions to the world’s greatest challenges.

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The politics of climate change

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.

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New journal explores urban climate change

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.

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Environmental economics reframe pipeline debate

In tes­ti­fying before a Cana­dian panel, North­eastern pro­fessor Matthias Ruth brought new insight into the public’s thinking on a mas­sive oil pipeline project.

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An economics approach to sustainability

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.

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