On Thursday, first-year engineering students participated in the annual fall event dubbed an “egg drop on steroids,” in which pumpkins are hurled off atop Gainsborough Garage, all in the name of learning about important engineering principles.
Taking advantage of opportunities and being yourself were among the lessons Marcy Reed, president of National Grid Massachusetts, shared with fellow women in engineering and technology at the Women Who Inspire Engineering Leadership Reception on Tuesday night.
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.
In a new paper, Northeastern researchers show how they’ve used advanced computational data science tools to demonstrate that despite global warming, we may still experience severe cold snaps due to increasing variability in temperature extremes.
New research from Purnima Ratilal, an associate professor of electrical and computer engineering whose expertise is in underwater acoustic sensing methods, provides high-resolution localization data of sperm whales swimming in shallow continental shelf waters.
Assistant professor Loretta Fernandez has developed a straightforward method for determining the concentration of contaminants likely to end up in the tissues of organisms living in polluted waterways.
Northeastern’s Solar Boat club won a sprint race and was named the most improved team at the annual Solar Splash competition.
Northeastern’s chapter of Baja SAE just completed another successful season, finishing eighth overall at the final competition of the year. Here are five fun facts about the motorsports team and the vehicle designed by engineering students.
The student group Enabling Engineering offers young humanitarians the chance to develop products that will make the lives of people with disabilities easier.
Edmund Yeh, an associate professor of electrical and computer engineering, is working to design a better Internet, one that’s more equipped to meet its growing traffic demands. His approach: create a network of Internet drains.
First-year engineering students created museum exhibits for middle schoolers in an effort to learn how to communicate complex topics to younger audiences.
In the latest installment of the Profiles in Innovation Presidential Speaker Series, Nobel laureate Sir Harold Kroto discussed his discovery of Buckminsterfullerene with a standing-room-only audience.