The neglected tropical disease affects tens of thousands of people and is mostly fatal. Now, new research co-authored by Northeastern chemistry professor Michael Pollastri has identified hundreds of chemical compounds that could lead to a cure.
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By developing dynamic legged robots that emulate animal movements, Boston Dynamics founder Marc Raibert, E’73, says machines will be able to reach new heights.
Tiffany Kelley, MS/MBA’08, recognized a need for better tools to help nurses and improve patient care. Here, she shares her inspiration for creating her business and how Northeastern has helped her along the way.
Northeastern, with support from the National Endowment for the Humanities, hosted a workshop to introduce military historians to digital tools that could help them advance their own work and forge new collaborations with colleagues.
During a panel discussion on Ebola earlier this month, Northeastern professors Michael Pollastri and Richard Wamai discussed other issues the Ebola outbreak is underscoring.
Marta Skomin, E’14, spent her 2012 spring break in Silicon Valley, networking with high-tech employers and learning more about the industry. The experience led first to a co-op job and then to a full-time position with the same company.
On Thursday, first-year engineering students participated in the annual fall event dubbed an “egg drop on steroids,” in which pumpkins are hurled off atop Gainsborough Garage, all in the name of learning about important engineering principles.
Taking advantage of opportunities and being yourself were among the lessons Marcy Reed, president of National Grid Massachusetts, shared with fellow women in engineering and technology at the Women Who Inspire Engineering Leadership Reception on Tuesday night.
James Morrison Klein, CIS’15, recently returned from a six-month co-op with a startup in France, where he gained valuable experience and confidence as a software developer.
Bolstered by nearly $9 million in government and philanthropic funding, Northeastern University’s Lowell Institute School will become the first-in-the-nation school focused on degree completion programs in science, technology, engineering, and math for non-traditional students.
Biochemistry major Eileen Sheehan reflects on her co-op at Palmer Station in Antarctica, where she’s learned the ins and outs of marine biology and conducted scientific research in the field.
Assistant professor of pharmacy Ganesh Thakur has received a $2.4 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to continue his groundbreaking work to create a novel class of compounds to treat glaucoma.