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  • February 4, 2011
    Under the direction of Associate Professor Jeff Ruberti, a team of MIE capstone students, developed an "anastomotic coupler" that could quickly reconnect tiny blood vessels that currently take hours to repair during surgery.
    Mechanical & Industrial Engineering
  • February 2, 2011
    Under the direction of Professor Mohammad Taslim, a team of MIE capstone students, designed an inexpensive 360-degree solar food dehydrator for use in preventing food spoilage in developing countries.
    Mechanical & Industrial Engineering
  • January 28, 2011
    Under the direction of Associate Professor Jeff Ruberti and the Cambridge-based coop employer Joule Unlimited, Inc., a team of MIE capstone students, developed a bioreactor that turns sunlight and carbon dioxide into clean energy.
    Mechanical & Industrial Engineering
  • January 24, 2011
    Professor Emeritus Alexander Gorlov has been nominated for the 2011 European Inventor Award for his invention of the helical turbine for power and propulsion systems. This is Europe's highest distinction for inventors worldwide.
    Mechanical & Industrial Engineering
  • January 19, 2011
    MIE Assistant Professor Rifat Sipahi’s article “Stability and Stabilization of Systems with Time Delay, Limitations and Opportunities” is featured on the cover of the IEEE Control Systems Magazine.
    Mechanical & Industrial Engineering
  • January 13, 2011
    Mechanical & Industrial Engineering Professor Hamid Nayeb-Hashemi & Assistant Professor Ashkan Vaziri are using 3D imaging models of knee joints to develop methods to treat and prevent osteoarthritis.
    Mechanical & Industrial Engineering
  • January 1, 2011
    Associate Professor The Department of Chemical Engineering welcomed Dr. Anand Asthagiri in January 2011 as an associate professor. Dr. Asthagiri was attracted to Northeastern's plans for dynamic...
    Chemical Engineering
  • December 23, 2010
    Chemical Engineering Associate Professor Katherine Ziemer has been elected to serve as a member of the AIChE Board of Directors for the next 3 years.
    Chemical Engineering
  • December 9, 2010
    Civil students Ann Polaneczky and Matt Walsh were named as "Emerging Leaders" by Engineers Without Borders-USA for their clean-water systems that were built in Honduras and Uganda. There were only 9 given this distinction out of 12,000 members.
    Civil & Environmental Engineering
  • December 8, 2010
    The paper titled "Collaborative Adaptation of Cognitive Radio Parameters Using Ontology and Policy Approach", authored by Shujun Li, Mieczyslaw Kokar, David Brady and Jakub Moskal, won the Best Paper Award in the R&D Track at the 2010 Wireless Innovation Technical Conference.