Tianxiang Nan, a doctoral candidate in electrical engineering at Northeastern, has been selected to receive the 2015 Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Self-Financed Students Abroad.
Julia Ebert, S’15, will pursue a master’s of research in bioengineering at Imperial College London starting in the fall.
No, not well, in the expert opinion of Distinguished Professor John Kwoka, whose award-winning research has found that the vast majority of mergers lead to significant price increases.
Students who participated in “Giving With Purpose,” a massive open online course focused on philanthropy and informed civic engagement and the signature program of Northeastern’s Social Impact Lab, have selected 30 U.S.-based nonprofit organizations to receive a total of $150,000 in grants.
Post-doctoral researcher Chris Skipwith has received two prestigious fellowships to develop nanosensors that detect serotonin and other small molecules in order to gain a better understanding of their role in cardiovascular disease.
Joanne Miller, Matthews Distinguished University Professor and chair of Northeastern’s Department of Psychology, was recently recognized for her pioneering research on human language processing in the field of speech perception.
Doctoral students Allison Matzelle, Jennifer Morales, and Tanya Rogers have been named 2014 graduate research fellows by the National Science Foundation. The program supports outstanding graduate students in NSF-supported science, technology, engineering, and mathematics disciplines.
Terry Fulmer, Dean of the Bouvé College of Health Sciences, has been selected to receive the 2014 Lifetime Achievement Award from the National Gerontological Nursing Association.
Northeastern professor Barry Karger, whose contributions to analytical chemistry helped enable the sequencing of the human genome, will receive the Arnold O. Beckman Medal and Award for Outstanding Scientific Achievements in the Field of Electrodriven Separation Techniques later this month.
University Distinguished Professor of Biology Kim Lewis is exploring alternative approaches to curing chronic Lyme disease using his expertise in bacterial cell persistence.
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.
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.
One of the overarching lessons I’ve learned since coming to Northeastern is that video games can be the foundation for some real learning — both in the playing and the […]
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.
Students and faculty showcased a range of impressive research projects across many disciplines at the university’s annual innovation, scholarship, and research expo on Friday.
Vladimir Torchilin, Distinguished Professor of pharmaceutical sciences, has earned a lifetime achievement award for his outstanding contributions to the field of targeted drug delivery.
Paul Champion, professor and chair of the Department of Physics, uses femtosecond laser pulses to probe molecular vibrations that elude standard analytical techniques.
Just about every kid within a 50-mile radius of Boston’s Museum of Science visits that place at some point in his or her early education or scouting career. If they’re […]
Postdoctoral researcher Steven Scyphers has been awarded a fellowship to study the social and ecological resilience of coastal shorelines.
By applying nanopores to established next-generation gene-sequencing technologies, professor Meni Wanunu could help bring the price of a single genome to $100.
Talk about making complex topics accessible to the general public — this video from PhD candidate Margery Hines does such a good job explaining ground penetrating radar (GPR) for landmine […]
Professor Vladimir Torchilin received the Bangham Award for his research on targeted drug delivery.
Lisa Feldman Barrett, Distinguished Professor of Psychology, was recently elected to the Royal Society of Canada, the highest honor for Canadian scholars in the arts, sciences and humanities.
Engin Kirda, the Sy and Laurie Sternberg Interdisciplinary Associate Professor for Information Assurance, developed new software for detecting and containing malicious webcrawlers.
Heather Clark, an associate professor of pharmaceutical sciences, has received a $300,000 Young Faculty Award from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to explore neural cell communication.
When you pluck a banjo string, you trigger a vibration that resonates at a frequency unique to the geometry and material of the string. We can distinguish that frequency as […]