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  • June 10, 2019

    ECE PhD students Mo Han, PhD'22, Yagmur Gunay, PhD'21, and Ilkay Yildiz, PhD'22, received the best student paper award at PETRA 2019, which took place in Rhodes, Greece, for their paper "From Hand-perspective Visual Information to Grasp Type Probabilities: Deep Learning via Ranking Labels".

  • April 9, 2019

    Northeastern University is collaborating with Hanscom Air Force Base on a $2.8M grant on a first-of-its-kind radio-silent drone testing facilty at Innovation Campus in Burlington.

  • December 14, 2018

    CEE Chair and CDM Smith Professor Jerome Hajjar and ECE Associate Professor Taskin Padir are collaborating on a research project for post-disaster assessment of critical infrastructure such as bridges using small unmanned aircraft systems.

  • December 6, 2018

    A group of Northeastern students led by ECE Associate Professor Taskin Padir was selected as one of ten finalists in NASA's 2019 Revolutionary Aerospace Systems Concepts - Academic Linkage (RASC-AL) Special Edition: Moon to Mars Ice and Prospecting Challenge for their project "Northeastern University Prospecting Underground Distilling Liquid Extractor (NU-PUDLE)".

  • November 27, 2018

    After the recent landing of NASA's InSight lander on Mars, ECE Associate Professor Taskin Padir is hoping that its investigation of the interior structure and composition of the planet will provide insight into how Mars was formed.

  • September 24, 2018

    Northeastern's Valkyrie robot was one of the featured robots in the TODAY Show's " Robot Revolution " segment...

  • 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.