Northeastern is part of an international consortium working to make all data from the field of high-energy particle physics available to the public.
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Gamers from Northeastern University and other area colleges convened at Snell Library’s Digital Media Commons this weekend for a 48-hour game-developing frenzy as part of the international event.
Fifth-year chemistry major Mark Naniong’s research while on co-op at the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute made it to the pages of a prestigious academic journal—and inspired him to pursue a career linked to innovation in science.
Commercial space flight. Empowering foster children. Human emotion and social resilence. These were among the many topics and initiatives speakers explored Saturday at TEDxNortheasternU, attended by 100 Northeastern students and designed to share bold ideas in the community.
This weekend, Northeastern will join nearly 500 other sites around the world in hosting the sixth annual Global Game Jam, a collaborative, interdisciplinary event in which participants have 48 hours to design new games from scratch.
Sir Richard Roberts, a Nobel laureate and globally recognized leader in genomics and molecular biology, has joined the university as a Distinguished University Professor in the College of Science.
Professor Hanchen Huang’s new theory of nanorod crystal growth could be a game-changer for nanoscale research and have big implications for a range of commercial products, from glue to popular handheld devices.
People tend to adopt risky behaviors after getting vaccinated against transmissible diseases, but how does this behavior affect the spread of infections? In new research, Northeastern faculty are taking a closer look.
Crowdsourced social media platforms such as Facebook and Yelp are increasingly being infiltrated by fake accounts and reviews that cloud the legitimacy of some online rating systems. Assistant professor Christo Wilson dubbed this phenomenon “crowdturfing,” and he’s determined to make these systems more secure.
Northeastern associate professor of electrical and computer engineering Nian Sun has developed a method for power efficiently tuning the inductors of inductor – capacitor tank circuits widely used in cell phones and other radio-frequency devices allowing a much large tunable frequency range, a feat that has eluded scientists for decades.
The new department within the College of Engineering will present exciting research and learning opportunities across disciplines for students and faculty and will leverage rapid growth in related sectors.
Professor emeritus John Proakis has received the James. H. Mulligan, Jr. Education Medal, the highest honor in engineering education awarded by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.