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  • February 1, 2010
    Yingzi Lin, Assistant Professor of Mechanical & Industrial Engineering, has received a $400K NSF CAREER for “Bridging Cognitive Science and Sensor Technology: Non-intrusive and Multi-modality Sensing in Human-Machine Interactions”.
    Mechanical & Industrial Engineering
  • January 28, 2010
    CIV professor and acting chair Thomas Sheahan, has had his NIH grant renewed for his research on creating a reactive mat to remediate contaminated sediments and reduce health risks.
    Civil & Environmental Engineering
  • January 26, 2010
    ECE Associate Professor Charles DiMarzio has been awarded a patent for “Enhanced detection of acousto-photonic emissions in optically turbid media using a photo-refractive crystal-based detection system”.
    Electrical & Computer Engineering
  • January 20, 2010
    Nian Sun, an ECE Associate Professor, received an additional $76K towards his NSF CAREER award that investigates novel spin-spray synthesis methods for magnoelectronic films at low temperature.
    Electrical & Computer Engineering
  • January 13, 2010
    CEE assistant professor April Gu and MIE associate professor Kai-tak Wan, have received a grant from DOE to explore how nano-scale cell surface characteristics dictate the microbial transport and migration behavior in contaminant remediation.
    Civil & Environmental Engineering, Mechanical & Industrial Engineering
  • January 1, 2010
    Engineers Without Borders (EWB-USA) selected the Northeastern University chapter of Engineers Without Borders (EWB-NEU) as a premiere chapter.
    Civil & Environmental Engineering
  • December 23, 2009
    April Gu, Assistant Professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering, has received a $430K NSF CAREER grant to determine the levels of contaminants and toxicity in water supplies using prokaryotic real-time gene expression profiling.
    Civil & Environmental Engineering
  • December 21, 2009
    MIE Associate Professor Nader Jalili is devising a method to use nanorobots in non-invasive cancer surgery that is far more precise and safer than methods that are now available.
    Mechanical & Industrial Engineering
  • December 21, 2009
    MIE Professor Ahmed Busnaina’s team was one of 34 Massachusetts groups selected to receive funding from the Department of Defense. Their research is focused on developing carbon nanotube enhanced power sources that are better than current battery technology.
    Chemical Engineering
  • December 18, 2009
    The Gordon Engineering Leadership Program has provided ECE graduate student, Michael Maker, a valuable pathway into his research in retinal disease at IMI Intelligent Medical Implants, GmbH.
    Electrical & Computer Engineering

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