Clean water for a Ugandan village

Northeastern’s chapter of Engi­neers Without Bor­ders will imple­ment a new drinking water system in Bbanda, Uganda this summer, bringing potable water to more than 1,000 villagers.

Off to the races

North­eastern stu­dents will match their solar-​​powered boat against other uni­ver­sity teams at the annual Solar Splash com­pe­ti­tion next week in Iowa.

Engineering professor earns prestigious award

Mechan­ical and indus­trial engi­neering pro­fessor Allen Soyster has received the most esteemed honor bestowed by the Insti­tute of Indus­trial Engi­neers, the world’s largest pro­fes­sional society ded­i­cated to advancing the field.

That’s one smart toothbrush

A team of engi­neering stu­dents con­ceived a smart tooth­brush at the annual Engi­neers for the Greater Good com­pe­ti­tion, win­ning first place and a $1,500 stipend to turn the con­cept into reality.

Welcome to the real world, Iron Man

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.