On Monday, April 27th PROTECT Project 5 Trainee Shayan Hojabri received the Northeastern University College of Engineering Outstanding Graduate Teaching Award for his tireless efforts as a Teaching Assistant for the Geotechnical Engineering Lab, to update materials, implement an electronic collaborative and data sharing platform, and develop and implement contingency plans for online teaching.
Shayan is a Civil Engineering PhD Student who has been working under the guidance of Project 5 Leader and Co-Director Akram Alshawabkeh since 2014. This award is given to a student from each of the departments, and Shayan represents the department of Civil and Environmental Engineering. Students are nominated by faculty members based on their strong leadership skills demonstrated during their time at Northeastern University. Shayan has also demonstrated his leadership skills within PROTECT by participating in event coordination and working closely with the Training Core.