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.
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.
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.
Northeastern University President Joseph E. Aoun has been elected a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the world’s largest general scientific society—a distinction bestowed upon members who have made efforts to advance science or its applications.
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.
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.
Engineering professor Yiannis Levendis was awarded the 2013 George Westinghouse Gold Medal in recognition of his contributions to the power field of mechanical engineering.
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.
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.
Industrial engineering major Kendall Sanderson studies how to use systems engineering to streamline the healthcare industry.
The leaders of the Northeastern Biochemistry club attribute its success to strong friendships and a deep interest in the field.
Outstanding Northeastern juniors and seniors were recognized last Thursday for their extraordinary achievements in academics and athletics.