Stu­dent and fac­ulty research across many dis­ci­plines were on dis­play during RISE:2013, the Research, Inno­va­tion and Schol­ar­ship Expo held in Northeastern’s Cabot Cage. The annual expo was pre­sented by the Center for Research Inno­va­tion and the Office of the Provost.

Photos by Brooks Canaday.

  • Lexi Carver, left, a graduate student in mechanical engineering, shows off 3-D printed items to undergraduate engineering student Scott Gillette at the 3-Spark LLC "3D Printing Sensorized Parts for Better R&D" display.

  • Maciej Pietrusinski, left, a post doctoral research fellow in the Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, speaks to Randy McDonald, center, and Robert Sullivan, right, of Tristar Design, about his project, "AndrosRobotics Robotic Gait Rehabilitation After Stroke."

  • Manasa Jillella, left, a graduate student Bouvé College of Health Sciences, discusses her project, "Size-dependent magnetic nanoparticles for triggered hyperthermic chemotherapy" with a judge.

  • Senior Jonathan Baruc, right, demonstrates his team's interactive media capstone, an app that allows people to visualize new buildings and their impact before they are constructed.

  • Shrinandan Selvamani, left, a Ph.D candidate in the College of Engineering, discusses his project, "Development of a sound synthesis application and a music controller for sound designers," with a judge.

  • Chris Hughes, a student in the College of Science, concentrates as he tries to activate a robotic vehicle using his brain waves as a demonstration of his project, "Electric Field Encephalography Sensors for Brain Signal Monitoring."

  • Fourth-year student Benjamin Greer, left, discusses his project, "A Post Industrial Somerville," a new sustainable model of coastal urban development. Greer won the undergraduate RISE award in the "Scholarship" category.

  • President Joseph E. Aoun, second from right, joined Antonio Rufo, left, Scott Goldberg, second from left, and Matt Mahagan, right, with their undergraduate RISE award in the "Innovation" category for FilterLight, a low-cost, human-powered, UV water filtration system.

  • Stephen W. Director, provost and senior vice president for academic affairs, presents one of the student awards to Yiyun Ma, a graduate student whose project was "Designing Cloud and Big Data Platforms for Data-intensive Scientific Applications."

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