Mechanical and Industrial Engineering (MIE) Professor Yung Joon Jung, along with co-principal investigator Associate Professor Swastik Kar of the Department of Physics, has been awarded a $200K grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) for an interdisciplinary research project that uses nanotechnology to create highly sensitive and marketable detectors of radioactivity and nuclear radiation.
Northeastern University is in partnership with four universities to develop the next generation of forensic science tools for government agencies, non-profits and private industry.
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.
Two incoming PhD students have been awarded prestigious National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships to conduct their research at the Marine Science Center in Nahant.
Assistant Professor of Physics Paul Whitford sits down with the College of Science Graduate Program staff to talk about his research at Northeastern University.
Though his career has focused on life at the microscopic scale, Assistant Professor of Biology Yunrong Chai knows that his field of microbiology has enormous implications for society.
Randall Hughes, Assistant Professor in the Marine and Environmental Sciences department, has been awarded the prestigious National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development Award.
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.”
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.
One of this year’s NSF graduate research fellowship awardees is Sara Williams, a Research Technician at the Marine Science Center and an incoming graduate student in Northeastern’s Ecology, Evolution, and Marine Biology PhD program.