The $2.2 million award aims to recruit and train young people by engaging them in research in algebraic geometry and representation theory. The project involves all levels of education, from undergraduate to postdoctoral studies.
Bio-inspired materials chemistry is a fascinating field that focuses on understanding natural biological systems and mimicking their properties in synthetic materials. An NSF grant will allow new Northeastern University professor to continue her research on cephalopods.
Lisa Feldman Barrett and several colleagues have received a three-year, $2.5 million dollar grant to “pioneer a new approach to enable communities to withstand and bounce back quickly from hazards.”
Side-channel attacks are an emerging threat to embedded systems. As a result, mathematics professor Aidong (Adam) Ding and colleagues are creating a tool that automatically corrects for side-channel weaknesses.
Two professors – one from the biology department and the other from the chemistry and chemical biology department – have been awarded more than a half-million dollars to investigate the production of cancer drugs in Catharanthus roseus.
This summer, an interdisciplinary research team led by Marine and Environmental Sciences professor Geoff Trussell will study community organization and connectivity of rocky intertidal habitats throughout the Gulf of Maine.
An interdisciplinary team of researchers at Northeastern University has received a four-year, $1.2 million grant from the National Science Foundation to develop new ways to study how marine organisms respond to climate related severe temperature stress.
Allison Matzelle and Tanya Rogers are among 2,000 awardees from a pool of more than 14,000 applicants to the prestigious National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship program, which aims to help ensure the vitality of the human resource base of science and engineering in the United States.
Assistant professor of physics Paul Whitford was recently awarded a CAREER Award by the NSF.