Matthias Ruth in the news
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A team of Northeastern researchers has received a National Science Foundation grant to develop a decision framework for designing buildings that are both resilient and sustainable in the face of multiple environmental hazards like earthquakes, flooding, and heavy winds.
Top researchers, entrepreneurs, scholars, and policymakers from Massachusetts and Switzerland convened at Northeastern University on Friday for an energy summit, where participants discussed innovations and strategies to address climate change and a range of other global energy challenges.
Northeastern professor Matthias Ruth sees the grim facts presented in the Third National Climate Assessment released Tuesday as an opportunity, not a reason to be pessimistic.