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  • July 30, 2018

    ECE Associate Professor Taskin Padir is excited that the recent confirmation of water on Mars will make human trips to Mars more feasible.

  • July 12, 2018

    ECE Associate Professor Taskin Padir is working with local seafood plants to develop robots to help with processing the fish which would reduce imports and improve the production of local fisheries.

  • July 2, 2018

    ECE students Anas Abou Allaban, BS'20, Tarik Kelestemur, MS'18, and Naoki Yokoyama, BS/MS'18, under the direction of Associate Professor Taskin Padir, recently competed at the RoboCup@Home competition and placed 4th overall (the best of any US team) which landed them a spot to participate in the World Robot Summit in Tokyo.

  • June 10, 2018

    Northeastern's undergraduate engineering team Wins First Place at the 2018 NASA RASC-AL Mars Ice Challenge, competing with 10 finalist teams at NASA’s Langley Research Center.

  • 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 "...

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