A group of graduate students in Northeastern’s School of Public Policy and Urban Affairs used their capstone project to design an affordable housing development for the betterment of one Boston community.
Five Northeastern student-researchers have worked to address the worldwide water crisis, designing a solar-powered desalination system that produces potable ocean water.
Five Northeastern student-researchers have retrofitted a rowing machine with an ingenious device, allowing people with paraplegia to exercise without the aid of a trainer.
The prototype prosthetic device, which was designed by five mechanical engineering majors for their senior capstone design project, aims to help amputee farm and agricultural workers control and maneuver tractors.
For its senior capstone project, a team of engineering students developed a program using Google Glass. The students say it could help memory-impaired individuals identify people they come in contact with and perform daily tasks.
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.
Emergency relief attempts often suffer due to problems with the radio spectrum rescuers use to communicate with one another. A team of engineering students developed a device to help change that.
Electrical and computer engineering capstone students were inspired by the movie Iron Man in their development of goCAD, a program that allows users to manipulate virtual objects with nothing but a swipe of their hand.
4:16pm: The awards are in! First place: Page Turner Second place: ICD and 4G^2 Third place: TRAQ and goCAD Peoples’ Choice: ICD 3:44pm: Time to breathe and my fingers hurt Well, the ECE capstone presentations are […]
Doctoral students in the pharmacy program synthesized economic and clinical information in class and then presented their findings at a national meeting in Las Vegas.
Northeastern senior Patrick Lupfer placed No. 1 out of 5,579 fellow ROTC cadets on the U.S. Army Cadet Command’s National Order of Merit List.
An engineering capstone project has yielded a high-tech, rugged robot that can deliver communications networks to hard-to-reach areas.
On Monday, 33 STEM high school teachers from around New England converged on Northestern’s campus for the third annual CAPSULE workshop. Under the direction of principal investigator Ibrahim Zeid, mechanical […]
Northeastern student-researchers have designed a self-sustainable motorized bicycle that requires no input other than human pedal power.
Electrical and computer engineering students developed new software for a remote-controlled helicopter and then modified it to make the hovering device easy to transport.
An engineering capstone team brings together the advantages of online and in-person board games to create a classic experience that can be shared across long distances.
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.
Student-researchers have created a solar-powered desalination system designed to produce potable ocean water.
I got to go on another field trip on Wednesday (have I mentioned recently how much I love my job?). Not only did it mean navigating the infamous tunnels for […]
Civil engineering students created an innovative solution for limiting the neighborhood’s traffic problems and pedestrian congestion.
At Monday’s Bouvé Dean’s Seminar Series, Judith Salerno of the Institute of Medicine (IOM) presented a challenge to Northeastern students and their peers around the nation. The Go Viral for Improving […]
Student-researchers have created a roving robot named WiLU that may be able to locate and rescue victims of natural disasters.
Venture firm founded by recent alumnus is bringing solar food dryer developed by Northeastern students to farmers in Cameroon
Engineering undergraduates construct a microscope that can simplify and speed up the diagnosis of skin cancer
Engineering students develop a brainwave-control system for piloting a simulated airplane — and corporate and government researchers are interested
For engineering capstone project, Northeastern seniors develop an energy-control device that can automatically cut off power to low-priority appliances, and possibly help utilities avert blackouts
Engineering students win capstone design competition with voice-operated wheelchair that can avoid potential danger, even when the operator doesn’t detect it
As senior capstone, health sciences students designed a comprehensive college readiness program to help high school seniors at SquashBusters make the transition to college
Engineering capstone team collaborates with students in China on project for Tyco International, improving inventory tracking, fire safety and security
Two Northeastern students develop a training program that helps teens battle bullying, in Boston and beyond