Crossing a busy city intersection can be a precarious task for any pedestrian, a maze fraught with various obstacles. A new app, designed by Northeastern engineering students, would help blind or visually impaired people navigate that maze.
Colville, E’15, says his favorite memory of his time at Northeastern will be the permanent legacy he’ll leave behind: helping to launch the Department of Bioengineering.
Emma Kaeli, E’18, was one of 260 students selected from a nationwide pool of more than 1,000 applicants to receive this prestigious award for those interested in pursuing research careers.
Researchers at Northeastern University’s High Performance Materials and Structures Laboratory are looking to the characteristics of animal scales to help them develop the next generation of lightweight armor systems.
U.S. businesses suffered a score of data breaches in 2014. Here, William Robertson, an assistant professor and web security expert, explains what we can expect from cybersecurity in the new year.
Marta Skomin, E’14, spent her 2012 spring break in Silicon Valley, networking with high-tech employers and learning more about the industry. The experience led first to a co-op job and then to a full-time position with the same company.
The College of Engineering’s Undergraduate Lab Fair gave students the chance to learn more about the engineering labs and research opportunities on campus and connect with faculty and their peers.
Nutrons 125, Northeastern’s robotic engineering student club, offers area high school students the chance to design, build, and test a robot in competitions around the region.
Northeastern postdoctoral researcher Asanterabi Malima, PhD’13, received the Entrepreneurial Award during Massachusetts’ celebration of Africa Week in recognition of his founding a biotech firm and developing a device that enables early, low-cost disease detection.
Northeastern will launch a first-of-its-kind, interdisciplinary graduate program this fall to train the next generation of security professionals to face the new and evolving challenges of the 21st century.
The student group Enabling Engineering offers young humanitarians the chance to develop products that will make the lives of people with disabilities easier.
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.
Not using the same password for everything is among several tips Northeastern cybersecurity expert Wil Robertson suggests to help Internet users guard their personal information online.
When professor Dave Kaeli approached them about entering a supercomputer competition, electrical and computer engineering students Neel Shah and Tushar Swamy had zero experience in the task at hand. “I […]
Northeastern University Athletic Director Peter Roby applauded student-athletes’ academic and athletic accomplishments during the 2012–13 school year at his annual update to the Faculty Senate on Wednesday.
New professor Hicham Fenniri, an international leader in nanotechnology, has built organic nanotubes that could lead to breakthroughs in research areas ranging from drug delivery to alternative energy.
The lasting impact of experiential learning fueled the passion of Roger Marino, the College of Engineering alumnus and business pioneer who once again has stepped forward to invest in his alma mater and the ambitious goals of its historic Empower campaign.
Constantinos Mavroidis, Distinguished Professor of Engineering, discusses the impact 3-D printing will have on the biomedical field. His lab is already using the technology to print smart, customized orthotic devices.
Engineering professor Yiannis Levendis was awarded the 2013 George Westinghouse Gold Medal in recognition of his contributions to the power field of mechanical engineering.
Leaders of flourishing healthcare companies shared their success stories on Thursday evening at an annual event hosted by the Health Sciences Entrepreneurs, an alumni group dedicated to fostering entrepreneurship in the healthcare field.
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 […]
Applications like invisibility cloaking can’t be realized until the metamaterials that enable them are operable at a range of frequencies. New research from associate professor Hossein Mosallaei could lead to this possibility.
Chemical engineering professor Ed Goluch is developing miniaturized bacterial sensors that could one day be used to monitor the status of wounds.
Assistant professor and cybersecurity expert Wil Robertson explains the growing threat of hackers targeting American military and infrastructure.
Nadine Aubry — a widely known leader in the field of mechanical engineering, particularly fluid mechanics — will lead the College of Engineering as dean starting this fall.
Jerry Hajjar, chair and professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, has received a new NSF grant to further his research in the area of sustainable building design — which he envisions as an industry of the future.
Arthur W. Zafiropoulo, the founder, CEO and chairman of Ultratech, Inc., has provided a ‘transformative’ $2.5 million gift to create an endowed chair in Northeastern’s College of Engineering.
Northeastern hosts conference that explores how engineering solutions can help repair the U.S. health-care system