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Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Civil and Environmental Engineering Seminars

In-person seminars are canceled for the spring 2020 semester. To help limit the spread of COVID-19, all on-campus events are prohibited through the end of April. Tufts-sponsored off-campus events are prohibited through the end of April as well. More information:

Spring 2020

The Civil and Environmental Engineering Seminar 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 on Fridays from 12-1pm in Room 253, Robinson Hall, Medford campus, Tufts University. Each seminar is followed by a social hour with pizza.

January 17, 2020
"Three-Part Seminar Series - Smart Cities: Natural Hazards, Infrastructures, Water, and Climate"
Laurie Baise, Babak Moaveni, and Jonathan Lamontagne
Tufts University

January 24, 2020
"The Imperative for a Global Systems Approach to address Energy and Climate Challenges"
Shaffiq Jaffer

January 31, 2020
"Excavation-Induced Movement of Adjacent Foundations"
Wystan Carswell
Haley and Aldrich

February 7, 2020
"The Mechanics of Natural Hazards: From Ice Sheets to Debris Flows"
Victor Tsai
Brown University

February 21, 2020
"Geotechnical Failures, Examples and Common Causes"
Theodore Von Rosenvinge IV

February 28, 2020
"Three-Part Seminar Series"
Laurie Baise, Babak Moaveni, and Jonathan Lamontagne
Tufts University

March 6, 2020
"Cities, Waterways, and Interdisciplinary Planning and Engineering: Examples of Urban Waterfront Restoration and Redevelopment in North America"
Tim Dekker
Limno Tech

Canceled - March 13, 2020
Cesar Constantino
Titan America

Canceled - March 27, 2020

Canceled - April 3, 2020
"USEPA’s ProUCL Software: a how-to guide for using it to conduct statistical analyses of environmental data and applying them to human health risk assessment."
Jane Parkin Kullman

Canceled - April 10, 2020
"Three-Part Seminar Series”
Laurie Baise, Babak Moaveni, and Jonathan Lamontagne
Tufts University

Canceled - April 17, 2020
"Please Forget Everything You Ever Learned About Terzaghi Consolidation Theory”
David Carrier

Canceled - April 24, 2020
Jonathan Lamontagne
Tufts University