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.