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Smart bike pedals toward accident prevention

A team of mechan­ical engi­neering cap­stone stu­dents has cre­ated an inter­ac­tive system that alerts bicy­clists to nearby objects and inter­sec­tions and encour­ages safer biking habits.

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The (second) life of an inventor

Dis­tin­guished Pro­fessor of Mechan­ical and Indus­trial Engi­neering Con­stan­tinos Mavroidis cites Northeastern’s spirit of inno­va­tion as a cat­a­lyst for his recent elec­tion to the National Academy of Inventors.

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To treat cancer, is the force strong with nanorobots?

Dinos Mavroidis, Dis­tin­guished Pro­fessor of Mechan­ical and Indus­trial Engi­neering, and his team are devel­oping com­puter soft­ware to sim­u­late cancer drug delivery, guided by the force of a mag­netic field.

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A better motor for the Mars Rover

North­eastern researchers are devel­oping the world’s smallest actu­ator for use in advanced NASA tech­nolo­gies as well as everyday house­hold robotics.

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3Qs: A 3-​​D printout for your health

Con­stan­tinos Mavroidis, Dis­tin­guished Pro­fessor of Engi­neering, dis­cusses the impact 3-​​D printing will have on the bio­med­ical field. His lab is already using the tech­nology to print smart, cus­tomized orthotic devices.


Ankle rehab, re-​​engineered

A group of under­grad­uate researchers devel­oped a robotic system to help people with ankle injuries regain both strength and balance.

vi-RABT: Ankle Rehab Capstone

Popping in’ on the latest research

From brain com­puter inter­faces to gyro­scopes, the next gen­er­a­tion of health­care tech­nolo­gies have some­thing for everyone — and they’re being devel­oped in North­eastern labs.

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For entrepreneurs, robotics holds new opportunities

Robots that can per­form tasks that save time or money can pro­vide new oppor­tu­ni­ties for entrepreneurs.

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Northeastern hosts NSF engineering conference

The Col­lege of Engi­neering is hosting the National Sci­ence Foundation’s annual Engi­neering Research and Inno­va­tion Con­fer­ence, which will focus on trans­forming the field through the for­ma­tion of robust partnerships.

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Mending the brain with a mechanical glove

Student-​​researchers have cre­ated a post-​​stroke reha­bil­i­ta­tion glove designed to improve cog­ni­tive ability to com­plete everyday tasks such as picking up a glass.

Photo by Mike Mazzanti.

With tentacles in many disciplines, capstone team merges engineering, design

Engi­neering and graphic design seniors at North­eastern have devel­oped a shirt equipped with sen­sors that sync with an Android app and web­site to bring an elec­tronic advan­tage to exercise.

Concept art courtesy of SQUID design team.

A firm grasp on engineering solutions

North­eastern researchers to develop new sen­sors for cus­tomiz­able devices designed to help doc­tors mea­sure progress of phys­ical therapy patients.

Photo by Christopher Huang.

Student start-​​ups take center stage

School of Tech­no­log­ical Entrepreneurship’s i-​​Cubator projects com­bine two of Northeastern’s hall­marks: expe­ri­en­tial learning and entre­pre­neurial endeavor

A record-​​setting day for Research Expo

All-​​time high in par­tic­i­pa­tion, as stu­dents and fac­ulty present their research solu­tions to global chal­lenges, including energy, clean water and driver safety

Helping hands

In cap­stone project, mechan­ical engi­neering stu­dents apply inno­v­a­tive and col­lab­o­ra­tive skills to create a rehab glove that stroke patients can use at home

Robotics projects for stroke rehab receive major federal grants

Break­through robotic tech­nology from North­eastern Uni­ver­sity has once again received funding from the National Sci­ence Foun­da­tion. Two inven­tions for stroke reha­bil­i­ta­tion by engi­neering pro­fessor Con­stan­tinos Mavroidis and his team will […]

Northeastern University and WGI, Inc. Sign R&D and License Agreement for Electro-​​Rheological Fluid (ERF) Technology

Prod­ucts Based on North­eastern Professor’s Break­through Inven­tion Will Hit the Market as a Result of the Agree­ment (5–21–07) Boston, Mass. – North­eastern Uni­ver­sity and WGI, Inc., a Massachusetts-​​​​based leading supplier […]

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