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  • May 10, 2018

    A drone cage was built at the George J. Kostas Research Institute for Homeland Security which will allow faculty like CEE Professor & Chair Jerome Hajjar and ECE Associate Professor Taskin Padir to develop drones to evaluate damage to structures after disasters.

  • May 1, 2018

    Congratulations to all the winners of the faculty and staff awards, and to everyone for their hard work and dedication during the 2017-2018 academic school year. Faculty Fellow Guohao Dai, BioE...

  • March 12, 2018

    ECE Associate Professor Taskin Padir was interviewed in WCVB's " Cutting Edge: Robot Designed to Make Aging Easier " about how the robot Frasier could help the elderly in their home...

  • March 1, 2018

    A variety of robots, such as a prosthetic hand, drones, mobile robots, and an autonomous car and kayak from ECE Associate Professor Taskin Padir's RIVeR Lab and ECE/MIE Professor Hanumant Singh's robotics research center were on display at the Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering Complex as part of National Engineers Week.

  • January 22, 2018

    ECE Associate Professor Taskin Padir's FRASIER, Northeastern’s Fostering Resilient Aging with Self-Efficacy and Independence Enabling Robot, was featured in the IEEE Spectrum as it is...

  • December 8, 2017

    ECE Associate Professor Taskin Padir and the Valkyrie robot were featured in National Geographic's article " Mars: Inside the High-Risk, High-Stakes Race to the Red Planet "...

  • December 5, 2017

    A team of undergraduate engineering students have been selected as finalists for the 2018 NASA RASC-AL Mars Ice Challenge for their project on "Northeastern University Planetary Articulating Water Extraction System (NU PAWES)".

  • November 27, 2017

    A Northeastern University team was selected as one of ten finalists in the International Atomic Energy Agency Robotics Challenge for their entry "Small-UGV for Conducting In-Field Inspections (SCIFI) in Nuclear Environments."

  • November 5, 2017

    ECE Associate Professor Taskin Padir gave an invited talk entitled “Risk-Aware Compositional Autonomy” at the 2017 International Automotive Engineering Conference held in Istanbul, Turkey...

  • October 20, 2017

    Doctoral student Murphy Wonsick envisions a world where humans and robots coexist as friends. She spends her days trying to figure out how astronauts and robots can work together to complete...