Linda Abriola will become the director of Tufts Institute of the Environment (TIE) on September 1, 2016. In her new position, she will serve to support interdisciplinary environmental research and education for faculty and undergraduate and graduate students. TIE was founded in 1998 and is home to programs such as the graduate level Water: Systems, Science and Society.
Linda Abriola, Dean of the School of Engineering at Tufts University, was named the 2013 Engineering Leader of the Year by Drexel’s College of Engineering, her undergraduate alma mater. The award was given in recognition of her leadership efforts in the field of environmental engineering along with its impact on society and her contributions to the National Academy of Engineering (NAE). Abriola, the only female in Drexels’ 1976 graduating class of civil and environmental engineers and the fi