Block Island will soon be home to North America’s first offshore wind farm. Here, Andrew Myers, an assistant professor who studies offshore wind structures, holds forth on the environmental effects of wind energy and his work to improve the design of hurricane-resistant offshore wind turbines.
Marley Kimelman, S/SSH’18, recently returned from a co-op in Cape Town, South Africa, where he worked for the city on various green initiatives and revitalized a stagnant water heritage project.
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.
Students and faculty across many disciplines presented their scholarly research, innovative thinking, and entrepreneurial endeavors at the annual expo, where many young researchers were honored with prestigious awards.
Marches and demonstrations aimed at shaping the conversation around race and social inequalities captured the nation’s attention in 2014. Here, Northeastern assistant professor Sarah Jackson talks about what we’ve learned from recent activism and what we might expect in 2015.
In this guest blog post to iNSolution, Jennifer Mocarski, who works in Northeastern’s Urban Coastal Sustainability Initiative, writes about INSHORE, a newly formed global network of marine scientists. Earlier this […]
One year since embarking on a mission to eliminate ocean plastic pollution, Bureo Skateboards has now sold 2,000 boards, partnered with Patagonia, and established key relationships with Chile’s fishing community.
An interdisciplinary team of researchers at Northeastern University has received a four-year, $1.2 million grant from the National Science Foundation to develop new ways to study how marine organisms respond to climate related severe temperature stress.
At the annual Trash2Treasure yard sale on Sunday, students can buy a range of gently-used dorm room essentials—from kitchenware to electronics—that their fellow Huskies opted to donate rather than throw away during the spring move-out period.
Jennifer Mocarski, who works in Northeastern’s Urban Coastal Sustainability Initiative, reflects on her recent trip abroad as part of the Florida Earth Foundation’s US-Netherlands Connection Project.
Sarah Gignoux-Wolfsohn and Felicia Aronson, two student-researchers at Northeastern’s Marine Science Center, turned to crowdfunding to support their work on examining white-band disease, which has killed up to 95 percent of the Caribbean’s reef building corals.
New research from Purnima Ratilal, an associate professor of electrical and computer engineering whose expertise is in underwater acoustic sensing methods, provides high-resolution localization data of sperm whales swimming in shallow continental shelf waters.