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 … read more »
Andrew Myers, an assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering, recently received a $325,000 NSF grant to model the vulnerabilities of wind turbines during hurricanes.
Northeastern University hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Wednesday to commemorate the new home of the Waters Laboratory at 140 The Fenway. The lab, designated as a Waters Center of Innovation, … read more »
Northeastern and the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute have announced an institutional collaboration to fight cancer by leveraging each institution’s expertise.
Pharmaceutical sciences professor Ban-An Khaw was named a Mass Challenge finalist for his ground-breaking technology to detect cancer at very low levels by tagging cells with a “Christmas tree” of radioactive markers.
The first-place winners in this spring’s electrical and computer engineering capstone competition designed an eye-controlled robotic arm allowing paraplegic patients to feed themselves.
Associate professors of graphic design and speech language pathology and audiology have teamed up to develop a computer program that helps teenage foreign-language speakers learn English.
As part of a Monday afternoon lecture on cybersecurity, Engin Kirda was installed as the inaugural Sy and Laurie Sternberg Associate Professor for Information Assurance.
In 2014, fourth-year physics and math major Justin Dowd will travel to outer space, a result of winning the Metro Race for Space Competition.