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  • Illustration of heavy rainfall and dirty water.
    Professors Elena Naumova and Jeffrey Griffiths, who have adjunct appointments in engineering, find that pathogens that thrive inside aging pipes and water transport systems can result in many costly hospitalizations.
  • MSEM student Ken Nugent
    As part of his certificate in Water: Systems, Science, and Society, Gordon Institute student Ken Nugent helped organize a cross-disciplinary symposium on the potential of water markets.
  • Mike Zimmerman displays his work on the first polymer-based solid state battery
    The Boston Globe named Professor of the Practice Mike Zimmerman one of its Game Changers of 2017 for his development of a lithium-ion battery that doesn't explode, and lasts longer.
  • Team Tarsier poses with the check for their winning pitch.
    Engineering students and faculty delivered winning pitches at the 2017 $100k New Ventures Competition, hosted by Tufts Gordon Institute.
  • Assistant Professors Iryna Zenyuk, Xiaocheng Jiang, and Rob Viesca

    Assistant Professors Iryna Zenyuk, Xiaocheng Jiang, and Robert C. Viesca received CAREER Awards, the National Science Foundation's most prestigious award in support of junior faculty.

  • Traffic in Boston's Chinatown
    Environmental engineers' paper on traffic-related air pollution in Somerville and Chinatown has been featured as an extramural paper of the month by the NIEHS' Environmental Factor.
  • Dripping water
    The Executive Board of the International Water Resources Association (IWRA) selected a Tufts team's paper as Honorable Mention for Best Paper of 2015. The paper used water insecurity to predict domestic water demand in the Palestinian West Bank.
  • Jenny Skerker working in the Civil and Environmental Engineering RV that captures air quality data
    Senior Jenny Skerker spent the summer studying air pollution around the tunnel system created by Boston's Big Dig.
  • Wind Turbines at sea
    Tufts was one of six institutions funded by the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center to explore offshore wind in the state. The Tufts team is led by Professor Dan Kuchma.
  • Summer Scholar Grace Aro
    In the  Summer Scholars  program, junior Grace Aro made membranes and tested their ability to filter contaminants out of water.