Edmund Yeh, an associate professor of electrical and computer engineering, is working to design a better Internet, one that’s more equipped to meet its growing traffic demands. His approach: create a network of Internet drains.
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First-year engineering students created museum exhibits for middle schoolers in an effort to learn how to communicate complex topics to younger audiences.
Jennifer Elliott, a doctoral candidate at the Marine Science Center, is pursuing research to determine how best to rehabilitate the coral reefs in her homeland of Mauritius, a small island located in the Indian Ocean.
New research out of Northeastern psychology professor Iris Berent’s lab suggests that humans’ capacity for creating language is encoded in our brains as a universal set of rules.
In the latest installment of the Profiles in Innovation Presidential Speaker Series, Nobel laureate Sir Harold Kroto discussed his discovery of Buckminsterfullerene with a standing-room-only audience.
Northeastern University has launched a new master’s degree program with a built-in experiential learning component, specifically designed for professionals who want to transition into high-growth industries, but do not have … read more »
It took 5,000 man-hours for a team of 30 Northeastern students to build the 245-pound craft, which will be judged in a regional competition later this month.
University Distinguished Professor of Biology Kim Lewis is exploring alternative approaches to curing chronic Lyme disease using his expertise in bacterial cell persistence.
Northeastern professor Dagmar Sternad received the 50th annual Robert D. Klein University Lecturer Award on Tuesday and discussed her interdisciplinary research on how the brain controls the human body.
Ningfang Mi, an assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering, is exploring better ways of predicting and managing demand for cloud computing resources.
In new a paper, Northeastern psychology researchers challenge long-held beliefs about patience by showing that cultivating gratitude can promote impulse control—which many previous studies have linked to better long-term outcomes.
Psychology professor John Coley discusses how the need for explanation can drive society—and perhaps the media—to be consumed with curiosity into the unknown, like with the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370.