News & Events
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Bioengineering PhD student David Walsh won a prestigious travel grant to attend the Biomedical Engineering Society annual meeting to present his work on designing microfluidic systems to diagnose disease of the eye. September 12, 2013
The Gordon Engineering Leadership Program provided recent alumni Nick Brooks, Matthew Dickman, and Danielle Doane with the leadership skills needed to quickly advance in their fields. September 5, 2013
The Department of Homeland Security has renewed ALERT as a DHS Center of Excellence for the next 5 years, a honor given only to 12 centers in the nation. This includes a $2.5M grant for the first year. August 20, 2013
CEE PhD students Noushin Fallahpour, Ali Ciblak, & postdoc Ljiljana Rajic have developed a solar-powered device to reduce trichloroethylene groundwater contamination. July 30, 2013
MSIS students Lujaen Basri won 1st place & Nishant Gour won 3rd place for the 2013 H. Peet Raap Memorial Scholarship for their knowledge of the practice of Information Systems Auditing and the field of Governance, Risk and Compliance. July 11, 2013
Senior Associate Dean Yener passed away on Friday, June 14, 2013. See letter from Dean Aubry to the University community. June 17, 2013
Congratulations to Noreen Rizvi, a PhD in Chemical Engineering, who won a 2013 Intel Corporation scholarship from the Society of Women Engineers for her outstanding academic achievement as well as strong engineering potential. June 11, 2013
3-Spark LLC, founded by PhD students Richard Ranky (MIE), Lexi Carver (MIE), Daniel Landers (ECE), along with MIE Professor Constantinos Mavroidis and Assistant Academic Specialist Mark Sivak, has been selected as a finalist in the MassChallenge, the world’s largest startup accelerator and competition. May 24, 2013
Quad Technologies, LLC, founded by ChE PhD students Sean Kevlahan, Adam Hatch and alumnus Brian Plouffe (E’11), along with Associate Professor Shashi Murthy, has been selected as a finalist in the MassChallenge, the world’s largest startup accelerator and competition.
May 24, 2013
Mechanics MS student Elias Brassitos is the recipient of a prestigious NASA Space Technology Research Fellowship (NSTRF) to contribute innovative new space technologies for our Nation’s science, exploration and economic future. April 24, 2013
CEE Assistant Academic Specialist Kathryn Schulte Grahame was awarded the New Advisor of the Year Award for her work with GWISE (Graduate Women in Science & Engineering) by the NU Campus Activities office. April 1, 2013
Shuntaro Okuzawa, a senior BS/MS Industrial Engineering student, spent his coop at IBM in the Philippines helping to restructure the organization to make it more efficient. March 28, 2013
Recent Mechanical Engineering PhD graduate Jiayi Shi is the recipient of the Peebles Award for Graduate Student Research in Adhesion Science. March 19, 2013
CEE BS/MS student, Andrew Childs, will receive one of nine 2013 Compass Awards which is given to the NU seniors whom show the most leadership, volunteerism, academic integrity, and commitment to Northeastern. March 5, 2013
ECE Associate Professor Hossein Mosallaei is developing a method to incorporate active electronic circuits into metamaterials to prevent frequency bandwidth problems. March 4, 2013
ECE PhD student Sarah Brown was awarded the Mike Shinn Distinguished Member of the Year award for her excellent scholastic performance and her dedicated service to NSBE. February 25, 2013
ECE PhD student Joseph Hollmann won an NSF East-Asia Pacific Summer Institute fellowship in which he will be working on computational modeling of light propagation in random media.
Qi Wang, a Bioengineering PhD student, won “Best Presentation” at the Annual AIChE meeting for his research in “The synthesis of selenium nanoparticles via a simple fast reaction and its antibacterial application”
ECE PhD student Sarah Brown was featured in Diversity/Careers for how her experiences at Northeastern from undergraduate to graduate shaped her career goals.
As part of the Global Entrepreneurship Week, MIE Professor Constantinos Mavroidis hosted a workshop to feature new advances in robotics.
Electrical Engineering PhD student Young Lae Kim is a recipient of the Provost’s Dissertation Writing Fellowship. The award offers support to PhD candidates so they may spend their final semester writing.
Through interdisciplinary research, a group of graduate students from ECE, MIE, and Pharmacy under the direction of Professor Ahmed Busnaina and Vladimer Touchlin have developed a chip that uses nanoparticles to detect colorectal cancer earlier.
Margery Hines, a PhD student in ECE, won a $2000 NSF Judges’ Choice Award for her walking robot based mine detection video presentation at the National NSF IGERT Online Video & Poster Competition in Washington, DC.
Congratulations Class of 2012 and 2012 Graduate Award Recipients!
On May 3, the Graduate School of Engineering celebrated the graduation of 201 MS and 19 PhD students at a reception held in the Curry Student Center - 4th Floor Suites. Graduating students, friends, family, staff and faculty were invited to join Sara Wadia-Fascetti, Associate Dean for Graduate Studies and Research, in recognizing the achievements of the student award recipients and the class of 2012 during a semi-formal reception. The program included the College of Engineering award ceremony, the Ferretti and Yamamura awards, presented by Professor George Adams from the Mechanical and Industrial Engineering Department, and the recognition of three University-level award recipients. Pictures can be seen in the photo gallery.
A group of ECE graduates and professors from ALERT won the top prize of $10,000 for their entry of “Next Generation Millimeter-Wave Body Imaging for Concealed Threat Detection” in the 2012 National Security Innovation Competition.
MIE PhD candidate Bo Li is one of this year’s recipients of the Outstanding Graduate Research Awards which are presented to those students whom have contributed significant accomplishments in research.
IE master’s candidate Lauren Brown is the recipient of this year’s Graduate Experiential Learning Award for her significant accomplishments in experiential learning.
David Walsh, a PhD student in Bioengineering, has received a NSF Graduate Research Fellowships that recognizes and supports outstanding students in NSF-supported STEM disciplines.
Congratulations to the winners of the 2012 Research, Innovation & Scholarship Expo: Jeffrey Breugelmans (PhD IE) won a Research award for his work in "Providing Computer Accessibility for the Physically Disabled" and Richard Ranky (PhD ME) won the Graduate Engineering and Technology award for his work on "3D Printed Sensors in Wearable Medical Devices using C-SHIP".
ALERT is seeking applications from academically talented graduate engineering students who are interested in pursuing rewarding careers in Advanced Imaging Technology (AIT) and related security threat detection fields upon graduation. Deadline extended to mid April!
The Gordon Engineering Leadership Program cohosted a conference with MIT to discover ways to improve engineering leadership education across several universities.
ECE graduate student Ye Zhao won a "Best Student Presentation Award" at the IEEE Photovoltaic Specialists Conference for his paper "Fault Analysis in Solar PV Arrays under: Low Irradiance Conditions and Reverse Connections".