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  • July 23, 2009
    Denis Erdogmus, an ECE Assistant Professor, has received a $500K NSF grant to develop a brain interface controlled icon-based language generation system that aims to increase speed of communication for persons with severe disabilities. He recently received a $695K grant from NIH.
    Electrical & Computer Engineering
  • July 20, 2009
    Professor Michael Silevitch spoke at the recent Advanced Smart Materials and Smart Structures Technology workshop about the importance of working out real-world problems with the people that are striving to solve these issues.
    Civil & Environmental Engineering
  • July 7, 2009
    The New England Healthcare Engineering Partnership (NEHCEP), led by MIE professor James Benneyan, will use engineering methods to improve the VA health care system to provide better overall care.
    Mechanical & Industrial Engineering
  • June 29, 2009
    Deniz Erdogmus, an ECE Assistant Professor, has received a 5-yr grant from NIH, to design a noninvasive brain computer interface to help patients with locked-in syndrome (LIS) by detecting their responses to rapid serial visual presentations.
    Electrical & Computer Engineering
  • June 26, 2009
    ECE Assistant Professor, Mark Niedre, was one of seven local scientists to receive grants from the Massachusetts Life Science Center to develop a non-invasively method for detecting rare cells circulating in the blood.
    Electrical & Computer Engineering
  • June 22, 2009
    Shashi Murthy, Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering, is working on bringing his diagnostic tool, which will monitor a patients cardiovascular health to hospitals in the next couple of years. He will not be satisfied until high risk patients are benefiting from the device.
    Chemical Engineering
  • June 12, 2009
    ECE Associate Professor Jennifer Dy is developing a computer algorithm that will try to track the movement of tumors that will allow for detection and targeted treatments.
    Electrical & Computer Engineering
  • June 10, 2009
    MIE Associate Professor, James C. Benneyan, will be the Executive Director of the New England Healthcare Systems Engineering Research Center. The center is funded by the US Dept of Veterans Affairs and will receive $3.4M/yr.
    Mechanical & Industrial Engineering
  • June 3, 2009
    MIE Professor Andrew Gouldstone was the recipient of the Journal of Thermal Spray Technology Best Paper Award at the International Thermal Spray Conference for his paper "On the Role of Bubbles in Metallic Splat Nanopores and Adhesion". The work shows that the first hundred nanoseconds of liquid droplet impact strongly effects surface adhesion.
    Mechanical & Industrial Engineering
  • June 2, 2009
    Professors Vince Harris and Carmine Vittoria receive $1.4M from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), Navy, and Air Force for advanced magnets and their use in next generation microwave electronics.
    Electrical & Computer Engineering