President Aoun elected fellow of prestigious scientific association

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.

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.

Targeted drug delivery researcher earns lifetime achievement award

Vladimir Torchilin, Dis­tin­guished Pro­fessor of phar­ma­ceu­tical sci­ences, has earned a life­time achieve­ment award for his out­standing con­tri­bu­tions to the field of tar­geted drug delivery.