Northeastern secures state grant to lead cutting-​​edge nanomaterial, smart sensor research and development

Pres­i­dent Aoun and Gov. Baker on Tuesday announced a major invest­ment that will drive the devel­op­ment of smart sen­sors and nano­ma­te­rials used for a range of med­ical, defense, and energy applications.

Blog:  iNSolution

Is that a turnip or a bomb?

North­eastern researchers have devel­oped a new pro­gram­ming lan­guage that can deci­pher images relayed by drones, untan­gling, for instance, if an image is of a ter­rorist planting a bomb or simply a farmer planting root veg­eta­bles for his livelihood.

Born to run

Diego Rivas, E’16, grew up in a family of run­ners. But he didn’t pick up the sport until he enrolled at North­eastern. On Monday, he’ll com­pete in his first Boston Marathon, ded­i­cating his run to his marathoning friends in Boston and to the vic­tims of the 2013 bomb­ings. “For me,” he says, “it will be an honor.”