Magic and symmetry in mathematics

North­eastern Uni­ver­sity asso­ciate pro­fessor of math­e­matics Ivan Loseu was named a Sloan 2014 Research Fellow for his con­tri­bu­tions to the field of rep­re­sen­ta­tion theory, a sophis­ti­cated branch of algebra.

Face value

Assis­tant pro­fessor Ray­mond Fu is devel­oping facial recog­ni­tion soft­ware with appli­ca­tions ranging from adver­tising to crim­inal inves­ti­ga­tions. His research recently earned him a Young Inves­ti­gator award from the Inter­na­tional Neural Net­work Society.

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.

Earth-​​based startup gets a boost from space

The Center for the Advance­ment of Sci­ence in Space has selected North­eastern spinoff com­pany Quad Tech­nolo­gies as one of eight star­tups through the Mass­Chal­lenge Startup Accel­er­ator to receive funding that will leverage their research on the Inter­na­tional Space Sta­tion U.S. National Laboratory.

A star-​​making performance

Mateo Caldas, a fourth-​​year media and screen studies com­bined major, has been named Best Actor of the 12th annual Campus MovieFest, the world’s largest stu­dent film festival.

Journey to a cleaner future

Engi­neering pro­fessor Yiannis Lev­endis was awarded the 2013 George West­ing­house Gold Medal in recog­ni­tion of his con­tri­bu­tions to the power field of mechan­ical engineering.

Engineering professor earns prestigious award

Mechan­ical and indus­trial engi­neering pro­fessor Allen Soyster has received the most esteemed honor bestowed by the Insti­tute of Indus­trial Engi­neers, the world’s largest pro­fes­sional society ded­i­cated to advancing the field.

That’s one smart toothbrush

A team of engi­neering stu­dents con­ceived a smart tooth­brush at the annual Engi­neers for the Greater Good com­pe­ti­tion, win­ning first place and a $1,500 stipend to turn the con­cept into reality.