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  • From left, Belinda Xian, E18 and EG19, Bhushan Suwal, E19, and Erica Santos look on as Melanie Nettler, A19, hugs Coach Don Megerle.
    This year, a number of School of Engineering students, faculty, and alumni ran the Boston Marathon with the Tufts Marathon Team and raised money for charity and critical research.
  • Screencap of Tufts Medford/Somerville campus map
    Want to learn more about engineering graduate programs at Tufts? Take our new virtual campus tour!
  • Offshore wind turbines
    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.
  • Professor Shafiqul Islam
    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.
  • Sunrise behind city skyline and smokestacks emitting smoke.

    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.

  • Professors Khan, Rife, and Moaveni standing together, with Professor Rife holding a drone
    Associate Professors Babak Moaveni, Jason Rife, and Usman Khan are developing a mobile sensor network to analyze civil infrastructure.
  • Simulation of atmospheric carbon dioxide. (Source: NASA)
    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.
  • Young baby crawling on the floor, with a woman looking on
    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. 
  • The team behind ZwitterCo poses with a large check.
    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.
  • Buildings viewed from the air
    Associate Professor John Durant, Research Assistant Professor Neelakshi Hudda, and Tufts University School of Medicine Professor Doug Brugge are working with the City of Somerville to study how to improve indoor air quality for residents living in multifamily complexes near busy roads.

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