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  • Professor Laurie Baise works with a graduate student at a computer.
    Professor Laurie Gaskins Baise has been appointed chair of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, effective September 1.
  • Aerial view of Tufts campus
    A number of engineering faculty and staff received seed grants through the Tufts Innovates and Tufts Collaborates programs. Awarded by the Provost's Office, the grants spark innovative ideas and interdisciplinary research.
  • Overhead view of Tufts campus
    This summer, eight Engineering majors received Summer Scholars funding to remain on campus and work on an independent undergraduate research project.
  • Ph.D. candidate Dimitra Pouli poses with a photo of her research.
    A number of Engineering students, alumni, and faculty were recognized at the 2017 Tufts Graduate Awards. Dimitra Pouli, pictured with her winning submission to the Graduate Student Photo Contest, received the Engineering Award for Outstanding Academic Scholarship.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Close-up of a crack in a concrete road.
    Assistant Professor Rob Viesca has published paired papers that could help explain how dynamic fault rupture is initiated.
  • 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.

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