Seminars

Spring 2022

The Civil and Environmental Engineering Seminar Series is an excellent opportunity to learn about exciting projects in the field. Seminars include research and practical topics and are given by alumni, professionals, and academics working in the fields of civil and environmental engineering.

Unless listed otherwise, all Civil and Environmental Engineering seminars are held virtually on Fridays from 12-1pm.

January 21, 2022
"Avoiding the Tilts and Twists: An Introduction to Steel Erection Engineering on High-Rise Projects"
Tim Nelson - Degenkolb Engineers
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January 28, 2022
“Performance of Flood Protection Systems in the Wake of Climate Change: Lessons learned from Hurricane Katrina”
Juan M Pestana - Geosyntec/Tufts University
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February 4, 2022
Water, water, everywhere …. Land Reclamation and Flood Control in the Netherlands
Dr. Lewis Edgers – Tufts University
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February 11, 2022
"Race to Solar: Disparities in Rooftop Photovoltaics Deployment in the United States by Race, Ethnicity, and Income"
Deborah Sunter - Tufts University
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February 18, 2022
This seminar has been cancelled.

February 25, 2022
"A Geospatial Approach for Mapping Liquefaction after Earthquakes"
Laurie G. Baise, Ph.D. - Professor and Chair of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Tufts School of Engineering
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March 4, 2022
"Deep Hydrothermal Circulation in the Oceanic Crust?"
Jill Anne VanTongeren -
Associate Professor of Igneous Petrology in the Department of Earth and Ocean Sciences at Tufts University
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March 11, 2022
"How and Why the World Trade Center Towers Collapsed: NIST’s World Trade Center Disaster Investigation and its Legacy"
S. Shyam Sunder - National Institute of Standards and Technology U.S. Department of Commerce
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April 1, 2022
Bryony DuPont - Oregon State University
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April 8, 2022
Dr. Ann Sychterz - University of Illinois
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April 15, 2022
Highlighting Graduate Research
Graduate Research Presentations
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April 29, 2022
Highlighting Undergraduate Research
Undergraduate Research Presentations
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