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  • September 9, 2010
    Chemical Engineering Alumnus George J. Kostas has donated $12M to build a homeland security research facility on Northeastern's Burlington Campus. This is the largest donation for capital in the University's history.
    Chemical Engineering, Civil & Environmental Engineering, Mechanical & Industrial Engineering
  • August 17, 2010
    Under the direction of Associate Professor Sinan Muftu, a team of MIE capstone students, developed a portable, thin, flexible scale that can monitor a person’s body weight and can be conveniently used anywhere.
    Mechanical & Industrial Engineering
  • July 14, 2010
    Under the direction of Associate Professor Sinan Muftu, a team of MIE capstone students, developed a helmet that could measure the severity of head injuries after a fall and alert first responders to the significance of the damage.
    Mechanical & Industrial Engineering
  • July 6, 2010
    MIE Professor Hamid Nayeb-Hashemi & Assistant Professor Ashkan Vaziri have received a multi-national grant from QNRF for their "Novel approaches for structural protection in the oil, gas, and petrechemical industry".
    Mechanical & Industrial Engineering
  • June 28, 2010
    Beverly Jaeger, Susan Freeman, Rich Whalen, & Rebecca Payne won Best Paper for PIC III as well as Best Paper Overall at the 2010 ASEE Annual Conference for their paper “Successful Students: Smart or Tough?”. Both awards will be announced in the November issue of Prism.
    Civil & Environmental Engineering, Mechanical & Industrial Engineering
  • May 14, 2010
    Under the advisement of Associate Professor Charles DiMarzio, a team of ECE capstone students, created a wireless wrist device that contacts emergency officials if a person falls or has changes in their vital signs.
    Electrical & Computer Engineering, Mechanical & Industrial Engineering
  • May 14, 2010
    Aislinn Weldon, a junior in Industrial Engineering, has won the AREMA Committee 37 - Signal Systems Scholarship provided by the American Railway Engineering and Maintenance of Way Association (AREMA).
    Mechanical & Industrial Engineering
  • May 10, 2010
    MIE Associate Professor James Benneyan, has received $232K from the National Science Foundation to join the Center for Healthcare Organization Transformation (CHOT), which is currently hosted by Texas A&M and Georgia Tech.
    Mechanical & Industrial Engineering
  • May 10, 2010
    A team of MIE undergraduate and graduate students, under the advisement of Professor Yiannis Levendis, have developed a way to convert non-biodegradable plastic into clean energy without releasing harmful emissions.
    Mechanical & Industrial Engineering
  • April 28, 2010
    MIE Professor Jackie Isaacs received the ASEE Best Paper Award for the paper “Assessing the Effectiveness of Using a Computer Game to Bridge a Research Agenda with a Teaching Agenda”.
    Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

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