When engineering professor Dave Kaeli approached Neel Shah, E’15, and Tushar Swamy, E’15, about entering a supercomputer competition, the students’ combined experience in the task at hand was zero. “I […]
Here’s an image for you: A starfish, technically known as a sea star, eats by basically vomiting up its stomach, sticking it inside the shell of a tasty morsel—say a […]
When the Deepwater Horizon (or BP) oil spill devastated the Gulf Coast in 2010, dumping nearly 5 million barrels of oil into the ocean, Randall Hughes and David Kimbro, then […]
An inside look at Northeastern research. HEALTHY CHOICESThree things you don’t often hear in the same sentence—computer science, social activism, and healthy living—form the foundation of assistant professor Andrea Parker’s […]
April Gu, associate professor, department of civil and environmental engineering Due to industry contamination, urban waterways are among the most polluted in the world. Gu is interested in novel and […]
In spring 2011, Northeastern launched the Urban Coastal Sustainability Initiative, which will play a critical role in harnessing the university’s expertise in sustainability. Because a majority of the world’s largest […]
Some say a city simply can’t be environmentally sustainable. A growing group of Northeastern researchers says the solutions are all in how you frame the problem.