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Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Civil and Environmental Engineering Seminars

Fall 2021

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 will be held in-person (Robinson 253) and virtually on Fridays from 12-1pm. If attending virtually, please register using the links provided.

September 17, 2021
What the Library Can Do for You?
David Fristrom - Tufts University
In-Person: Robinson Hall 253 | Virtual: Please Register

September 24, 2021
Resilient Extraterrestrial Habitats
Antonio Bobet - Purdue University
In-Person: Robinson Hall 253 | Virtual: Please Register

October 1, 2021
Unseen Extreme Event: How Can We Adapt to Climate Change?
Erin Coughlan de Perez - Tufts University
In-Person: Robinson Hall 253 | Virtual: Please Register

October 8, 2021
Soil Water Retention Mechanisms and Implications to Soil Mechanical Behavior
Dr. Idil Akin - Washington State University
In-Person: Robinson Hall 253 | Virtual: Please Register

October 15, 2021
Earth Retaining Structure Design - Lessons Learned: Pitfalls and Consequences
Mangtao Du - Geo Design
In-Person: Robinson Hall 253 | Virtual: Please Register

October 22, 2021
Recent Developments in Structural Health Monitoring: Acoustic Source Localization, Linear/nonlinear Ultrasonic Techniques, and Wave Propagation Modeling
Tribikram Kundu - University of Arizona
In-Person: Robinson Hall 253 | Virtual: Please Register

October 29, 2021
Bringing it All Together - A Multidisciplinary Overview of the MBTA Iron Horse Park OCC Project
Jason Varney – SGH
In-Person: Robinson Hall 253 | Virtual: Please Register

November 5, 2021
TBA
Heidi M. Waldrip - U.S Department of Agriculture
In-Person: Robinson Hall 253 | Virtual: Please Register

November 12, 2021
Venice: Ground Subsidence, Flood Control and Resiliency
Lewis Edgers – Tufts University
In-Person: Robinson Hall 253 | Virtual: Please Register

November 19, 2021
When It’s the Only Tool You Have… Systems Engineering in Economics
Stephen Levine – Tufts University
In-Person: Robinson Hall 253 | Virtual: Please Register

December 3, 2021
TBA
Erin Bell - University of New Hampshire
In-Person: Robinson Hall 253 | Virtual: Please Register

December 10, 2021
Collapse Potential of a Ground Motion
Dr. Praveen K. Malhotra, P.E. - StrongMotions Inc.
In-Person: Robinson Hall 253 | Virtual: Please Register