ROUTES Scholar Sarah Gibbs’s Research suggests diesel trains increase the levels of Particulate Matter concentrations at 3 Boston Commuter Rail Stations

ROUTES Scholar Sarah Gibbs is an Environmental Science student currently on her first co-op working in Dr. Matthew Eckelman’s lab on a project titled “Integrated Assessment Modeling of Energy, Air Quality, and Health Links.” In this role, Sarah has focused mainly on collecting, cleaning, and analyzing data using R from air monitoring sessions at threeContinue reading ROUTES Scholar Sarah Gibbs’s Research suggests diesel trains increase the levels of Particulate Matter concentrations at 3 Boston Commuter Rail Stations

Former ROUTES Scholar & CRECE Trainee Morgan Hines presents at the 2019 Boston Motor Speech Symposium

On Friday, June 21st, former undergrad scholar and trainee Morgan Hines gave a presentation at this year’s Boston Speech Motor Control Symposium (BSMCS) hosted at Boston University. This regional conference aims to allow researchers, students, and clinicians from the greater Boston area and beyond to share their research within the speech motor control field andContinue reading Former ROUTES Scholar & CRECE Trainee Morgan Hines presents at the 2019 Boston Motor Speech Symposium

Past and Present ROUTES Scholars represent their research solutions at RISE: 2019

On April 4th, current and past ROUTES Scholar’s presented their research via posters at Northeastern University’s Research, Innovation and Scholarship Expo (RISE: 2019). Every year RISE brings together over 2000 “industry leaders, entrepreneurs, investors, researchers, and technology enthusiasts from diverse sectors [which] engage more than 400 of Northeastern’s solution-focused innovations.” As a convergence of industry,Continue reading Past and Present ROUTES Scholars represent their research solutions at RISE: 2019

Routes Spotlight: Kaleigh McAlaine

Kaleigh McAlaine is a fourth year Environmental Engineering student with a minor in Marine Biology at Northeastern University, and recently completed her co-op with ROUTES in December 2018. During her co-op, Kaleigh worked under the mentorship of ROUTES & PROTECT Director Akram Alshawabkeh, participating in his research on the development of groundwater remediation technologies atContinue reading Routes Spotlight: Kaleigh McAlaine

ROUTES HOLDS CLOSING CEREMONY FOR SIXTH COHORT OF SCHOLARS

On Tuesday, December 18th ROUTES Scholars Camille Vasquez and Kaleigh McAlaine celebrated the completion of their high-level research based co-ops during the customary closing ceremony held in Stearns Center. This ceremony provides the scholars with the opportunity to present the knowledge and experience they gained during the demanding 6-month co-op cycle. The sixth cohort ofContinue reading ROUTES HOLDS CLOSING CEREMONY FOR SIXTH COHORT OF SCHOLARS

ROUTES Scholars Participate in 2018 Research, Innovation, and Scholarship Expo

On April 5th, former and current ROUTES Scholars had the chance to practice their presentation skills at Northeastern’s Research, Innovation, and Scholarship Expo (RISE). Presenters made posters pertaining to their research and stood ready to answer questions about their work. RISE is an annual exposition showcasing the research of undergraduate students, graduate students, post-docs, and faculty fromContinue reading ROUTES Scholars Participate in 2018 Research, Innovation, and Scholarship Expo

Former ROUTES Scholar, Gregor, Publishes with Project 5 of PROTECT

On September 7th, 2017, Karst Groundwater Contamination and Public Health published a study by former ROUTES Scholar Savannah Gregor, former PROTECT Trainee Noushin Fallahpour, PROTECT Associate Research Scientist Ljiljana Rajic, and PROTECT Co-Director Akram Alshawabkeh on a pilot scale study of electrochemical remediation of contaminated groundwater. This publication, which is titled “Electrochemical Remediation of Contaminated Groundwater: Pilot Scale Study” is Gregor’s first asContinue reading Former ROUTES Scholar, Gregor, Publishes with Project 5 of PROTECT

Hines, ROUTES Scholar, Travels to University of Illinois to Train PhD Students on CRECE’s Non-Nutritive Suck Device

On December 11th-13th, 2017, ROUTES Scholar Morgan Hines visited the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champagne (UIUC) in order to train PhD students in Dr. Susan Schantz’s lab on setting-up and calibrating their new Non-Nutritive Suck (NNS) device, which was delivered to the UIUC campus earlier that week as a part of a research collaboration endeavorContinue reading Hines, ROUTES Scholar, Travels to University of Illinois to Train PhD Students on CRECE’s Non-Nutritive Suck Device

ROUTES Holds Closing Ceremony for Fourth Cohort of Scholars

On Thursday, December 14th, ROUTES held a closing ceremony luncheon for students, faculty, and staff associated with the fourth cohort of the program. The luncheon was held in Stearns Center and gave scholars the opportunity to share some of the knowledge and experience they gained while participating in the program. Over the course of the co-op cycle,Continue reading ROUTES Holds Closing Ceremony for Fourth Cohort of Scholars