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Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Civil and Environmental Engineering News

  • Want to learn more about engineering graduate programs at Tufts? Take our new virtual campus tour!

    Campus news;Graduate students
  • Happy Tufts Marathon Team runners greet their coach with open arms

    This year, a number of School of Engineering students, faculty, and alumni ran the Boston Marathon with the Tufts Marathon Team, including Professor Luis Dorfmann and Belinda Xian, E18 and EG19.

    Campus news;Alumni;Graduate students;Undergraduate students
  • JDR Cables Inc., a subsidiary of Tele-Fonika Kables, and Tufts University are establishing an Engineering Co-op Student Office on the Tufts University campus.

    Campus news;Energy, water, and environment
  • In a special issue of the Journal of Hydrology, Professor Shafiqul Islam (pictured) and MIT's Professor Lawrence Susskind explain how to use complexity science and negotiation theory to resolve complicated water issues.

    Faculty;Energy, water, and environment;Research news
  • Assistant Professor Jonathan Lamontagne spoke to the Los Angeles Times about why the next decade is going to be critical in curtailing the effects of climate change.

    Faculty;Energy, water, and environment;Research news
  • Associate Professors Babak Moaveni, Jason Rife, and Usman Khan are developing a mobile sensor network to analyze civil infrastructure.

    Faculty;Human-technology interface;Research news;Intelligent systems
  • In research published in Nature Climate Change, Assistant Professor Jonathan Lamontagne and colleagues find that there are few pathways to an acceptable climate future without immediate action. Read more from Tufts Now and National Geographic.

    Faculty;Energy, water, and environment;Research news
  • In a paper published in the Journal of Exposure Science and Environmental Epidemiology, Assistant Professor Amy Pickering and colleagues studied the exposure of young children to environmental contaminants through indirect ingestion. 

    Faculty;Women engineers;Human health and bioengineering;Energy, water, and environment;Research news
  • ZwitterCo, a start-up founded by Tufts Gordon Institute and Civil and Environmental Engineering alumni, uses nanofilters to separate oil and grease from reusable water. The technique is based on Assistant Professor Ayse Asatekin's research.

    Alumni;Graduate students;Energy, water, and environment;Research news