How to fix the Internet’s plumbing problem

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.

Afternoon at the ‘museum’

First-​​year engi­neering stu­dents cre­ated museum exhibits for middle schoolers in an effort to learn how to com­mu­ni­cate com­plex topics to younger audiences.

Marine researcher sticks to her roots

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.

Student hits ‘Grand Slam’ in India

Base­ball is far from India’s most pop­ular sport, but that hasn’t stopped fourth-​​year anthro­pology major Jackson Golden from working to bring America’s pas­time to the nation’s makeshift diamonds.

A beautiful, peculiar molecule

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.

RISE to the occasion

Stu­dents and fac­ulty across many dis­ci­plines pre­sented their most recent schol­arly research, inno­v­a­tive thinking, and entre­pre­neurial ven­tures at RISE:2014, Northeastern’s Research, Inno­va­tion and Schol­ar­ship Expo.