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.
Chemistry and chemical biology chair Graham Jones explains Northeastern’s role in the emerging field of green chemistry
Ferdi Hellweger, an associate professor of environmental engineering, was awarded the Environmental Merit Award by the EPA in recognition of his work to make the Charles River swimmable once again.
The College of Business Administration recently launched the new Business Sustainability Institute to promote sustainability in research, teaching and service as well as through interdisciplinary collaborations within the university and … read more »
Northeastern undergraduates Kelly Benoit and Adrian Van are working to educate their classmates about plastic-bag pollution and promote sustainable practices.
Northeastern partners with Boston for Hubway, a bike-sharing program throughout the city dubbed as a “win-win” for the University community