Ferdinand Hellweger, associate professor of civil and environmental engineering, received a grant from the National Science Foundation to study the factors contributing to massive cyanobacteria blooms in China’s Lake Taihu.
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.
The conference, which will feature 40 world-renowned speakers and approximately 1,000 college students, aims to empower and engage a new generation of global leaders.
The annual Trash2Treasure yard sale will take place on September 2 in the Curry Student Center Ballroom.
The university, which will share a sustainable headquarters building with the Institute for Systems Biology, will launch 15 graduate degree programs.
Andrew Myers, an assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering, recently received a $325,000 NSF grant to model the vulnerabilities of wind turbines during hurricanes.
The western and southern United States is currently experiencing the worst drought since 1988. We asked Auroop Ganguly, a professor of civil and environmental engineering, to explain the effects of climate change on drought and its impact on the environment.
Emily Rochon, ’13, champions renewable energy technologies and earned a global reputation for her research before arriving at Northeastern’s School of Law.
Northeastern student-researchers have designed a self-sustainable motorized bicycle that requires no input other than human pedal power.
Jerry Hajjar, chair and professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, has received a new NSF grant to further his research in the area of sustainable building design — which he envisions as an industry of the future.
Civil and environmental engineering professor Matthew Eckelman delivered the results of an anesthetic-drug life-cycle assessment to the International Symposium on Sustainable Systems and Technology last week.
Marty Vona, an assistant professor in the College of Computer and Information Science, discusses the technical challenges of Google’s newest venture.