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I am an Associate Professor in the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department and Acting Director of the Center for Urban Environmental Studies at Northeastern University. I teach classes in the area of environmental engineering and hydrology. My research interests are in surface water quality, microbial ecology and systems bioecology (the combination of systems biology and systems ecology). Locally, I am especially interested in the Charles River and want to contribute to making it swimmable again. My goal is to build a forecast system that can be used to predict when & where it is safe to swim. When I am not working I like to race sailboats, downhill ski, go running, hike mountains, paint and cook.

Here are some links:

What's New? Models, Code @GitHub
Papers @GoogleScholar OUR Charles (UG research)
CV, Bio @Dropbox Educational Applets
Research Overview @Dropbox Page @CEE/NEU
Talks, Posters @Dropbox Network
Videos SASM (Society Against the ...)
Pictures @Picasa Contact Info
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