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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 10, 2009
    Luca Caracoglia, Assistant Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, has won a CAREER award, the NSF's most prestigious award for junior faculty, to determine wind hazards on tall buildings.
    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
  • July 1, 2009
    Starting in the fall, the College of Engineering will offer a new degree for a Masters of Science in Energy Systems. This program integrates the technology side of energy systems development with the financial planning needed to effectively implement them.
  • 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 29, 2009
    David Kaeli, Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, has received a 4-yr NSF Scholarship for Service Award, which will provide scholarships to talented students in Information Assurance technologies so as to protect our national cyber infrastructure.
    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 26, 2009
    Mechanical and Industrial Engineering Professor Teiichi Ando has been selected as a Fellow of ASM International.
    Mechanical & Industrial 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

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