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Arts and Science Distinguished Professor of Physics



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Northeastern faculty spark a sea change in the nanomedicine field

Pro­fes­sors Srinivas Sridhar and Thomas Web­ster launched the Nanomed­i­cine Academy of Minority Serving Insti­tu­tions to bring a diverse work­force into this emerging field and cutting-​​edge med­ical advances into the world.

Nano medication and medical technology and nanotechnology medicine concept as a group of microscopic nano robots or nanobots programed to kill human disease emerging from an open pill capsule as a futuristic health care icon.

From cameras to computers, new material could change how we work and play

North­eastern physi­cists Swastik Kar and Srinivas Sridhar led a research team whose novel work has poten­tial appli­ca­tions for improved cell­phone cam­eras and tiny tran­sis­tors that when mul­ti­plied by the bil­lions could fuel computers.

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Students explore nanomedicine research on CaNCURE co-​​ops

Stu­dents in the first cohort of an exciting new cancer nanomed­i­cine research co-​​op pro­gram are wrap­ping up their expe­ri­en­tial learning oppor­tu­ni­ties, which they say have been nothing short of career-​​defining.

06/15/15 - BOSTON, MA. - Soleil Dogged, S'16, presented her poster during the first annual Nanomedicine Day held in Dodge Hall at Northeastern University on June 15, 2015. The event featured talks and posters by CaNCURE co-op students, IGERT doctoral students, and other graduate students performing nanomedicine research at Northeastern. Staff Photo: Matthew Modoono/Northeastern University

New grant supports co-​​ops in cancer nanomedicine

With sup­port from the National Insti­tutes of Health’s National Cancer Insti­tute, North­eastern Uni­ver­sity will partner with the Dana-​​Farber/​Harvard Cancer Center to pro­vide co-​​op expe­ri­ences to under­grad­uate stu­dents, who will receive training to study and con­duct cancer nanomed­i­cine research.

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The past, present, and future of nanomedicine

North­eastern hosted the first Inter­na­tional Trans­la­tional Nanomed­i­cine Con­fer­ence over the weekend, wel­coming researchers and industry experts from around the globe.


An innovation ecosystem drives future for nanomedicine

Dis­tin­guished Pro­fessor of Physics Sri Sridhar is estab­lishing North­eastern as the go-​​to knowl­edge resource for clin­ical and com­mer­cial trans­la­tion of basic uni­ver­sity research.

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A better brainwave monitor

Physics pro­fessor Srinivas Sridhar and his team of researchers are devel­oping new tech­nology that could be useful for a variety of appli­ca­tions from detecting mil­i­tary threats to tracking epileptic seizures..

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Chemotherapy from the inside out

Dis­tin­guished Pro­fessor of Physics Sri Sridhar has been awarded a $560,000 grant from the Depart­ment of Defense to develop a tech­nique for treating prostate cancer with nanotechnology.

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Research partnership to focus on infrared imaging

The Elec­tronic Mate­rials Research Insti­tute at North­eastern has signed a three-​​year coop­er­a­tive research agree­ment with the United States Army Research Laboratory.

November 3, 2011 - Sri Sridhar (right), CAS Distinguished Professor of Physics and Director of the NSF Nanomedicine Science and Technology Center, and Swastik Kar (left), Assistant Professor of Physics.  The Electronic Materials Research Institute at Northeastern University has signed a three-year cooperative research agreement with the United States Army Research Laboratory, in Adelphi, Md., to design graphene-based bolometers for use in low-cost infrared imaging technology for military applications. Sridhar and Kar will collaborate on the project with Dr. Nibir Dhar and Dr. Madan Dubey of the Army Research Laboratory.  PHOTO: Mary Knox Merrill / Northeastern University

Science and math shine in PRISM

Pro­gram con­nects freshmen and sopho­mores with sci­ence and math fac­ulty, and research co-​​op opportunities.

Photo by Lauren Horn

Improving electric field sensor technology

Award to develop nanoscale sen­sors tech­nology, aligns with Northeastern’s mis­sion to pursue use-​​inspired research

NSF grant supports global nanomedicine program

Inter­dis­ci­pli­nary grad­uate research pro­gram receives $3.1 mil­lion to train sci­en­tists from North­eastern and uni­ver­si­ties in Brazil, Eng­land, India and Italy

Nanotechnology collaboration aimed at curing cancers

Researchers from North­eastern and Har­vard Med­ical School are devel­oping “smart implants” to improve radi­a­tion treat­ment and drug delivery

Northeastern University Physicists Create Assembly Technique for Carbon Nanotubes

BOSTON – October 29, 2008 – Srinivas Sridhar, Ph.D., dis­tin­guished pro­fessor and chair of Physics at North­eastern Uni­ver­sity, Evin Gul­tepe and their team of researchers from the university’s Elec­tronic Materials […]

Northeastern University Physicists Develop Nano-​​Optical Lens

BOSTON – Using semi­con­ductor nan­otech­nology, Srinivas Sridhar, Ph.D., Dis­tin­guished Pro­fessor and Chair of Physics at North­eastern Uni­ver­sity, and his team of researchers from the university’s Elec­tronic Mate­rials Research Insti­tute have […]

Nanophotonics Research by Northeastern University Physics Professor leads to Nanomanufactured Optical Lenses

New nan­otech­nology could lead to inno­va­tion in dig­ital imaging BOSTON – Led by Sri Sridhar, Dis­tin­guished Pro­fessor and Chair of Physics at North­eastern Uni­ver­sity, a team of researchers from the university’s […]

Physics Professor at Northeastern Receives Bruce Chalmers Award from Minerals, Metals & Materials Society

Physics Pro­fessor at North­eastern Receives Bruce Chalmers Award from Min­erals, Metals & Mate­rials Society   Awarded to indi­vidual with excep­tional con­tri­bu­tions to solid­i­fi­ca­tion sci­ence   March 10, 2008 – Alain Karma, Ph.D., […]

Northeastern Professors Sridhar and Karma Elected to American Physical Society Fellowship

Srinivas Sridhar and Alain Karma, both Pro­fes­sors of Physics and Col­lege of Arts & Sci­ences Dis­tin­guished Pro­fes­sors, have been elected as Fel­lows of the Amer­ican Phys­ical Society (APS) for their […]

Northeastern University Receives Funding from the National Cancer Institute to Study the Glycobiology of Cancer

Research Could Aid Under­standing of Cancer Risk and Early Detec­tion North­eastern Uni­ver­sity is one of seven insti­tu­tions selected by The National Cancer Insti­tute (NCI) to receive funding as part of […]

Northeastern University Professor Darien Wood Elected Spokesperson of DZero Experiment at Fermilab

On August 19, North­eastern Uni­ver­sity Asso­ciate Pro­fessor of Physics Darien Wood assumed the posi­tion of Spokesperson for the DZero Exper­i­ment, which is located at the Depart­ment of Energy’s Fermi National […]

Northeastern University Showcases Research at 2007 Research & Scholarship Expo

Event is Part of Week Long Inau­gu­ra­tion Cel­e­bra­tion Con­tact: Laura Shea at 617–373‑5427 (3–15–07) BOSTON, Mass. — Could nanopar­ti­cles one day be used to enhance spinal cord regen­er­a­tion? What are […]

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