Blog:  iNSolution

Capstones in high school

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 […]

Engineering capstone offers independence to physically disabled

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.

Redesigning Boston’s North End

Civil engi­neering stu­dents cre­ated an inno­v­a­tive solu­tion for lim­iting the neighborhood’s traffic prob­lems and pedes­trian congestion.

Roving robot to the rescue

Student-​​researchers have cre­ated a roving robot named WiLU that may be able to locate and rescue vic­tims of nat­ural disasters.

From Northeastern lab bench to field test in Africa

Ven­ture firm founded by recent alumnus is bringing solar food dryer devel­oped by North­eastern stu­dents to farmers in Cameroon

Building better cancer detection

Engi­neering under­grad­u­ates con­struct a micro­scope that can sim­plify and speed up the diag­nosis of skin cancer