With support from the National Science Foundation, assistant professor Marilyn Minus will apply her research into designing materials stronger than Kevlar to create better synthetic collagen fibers and flame-retardant coatings.
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.
Professor Hanchen Huang’s new theory of nanorod crystal growth could be a game-changer for nanoscale research and have big implications for a range of commercial products, from glue to popular handheld devices.
Biolom co-founder and Northeastern post-doctoral research associate Asanterabi Malima shares his thoughts about turning his research in the Center for High-rate Nanomanufacturing into a business.
Northeastern researchers conducted a series of interactive experiments, including one with Mentos and soda, to spotlight nanotechnology as part of the SEMI High Tech University program in Maine.
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.
Northeastern hosted the first International Translational Nanomedicine Conference over the weekend, welcoming researchers and industry experts from around the globe.
Distinguished Professor of Physics Sri Sridhar is establishing Northeastern as the go-to knowledge resource for clinical and commercial translation of basic university research.
Chemical engineering professor Thomas Webster’s team developed an injectable, conductive material to regenerate heart tissue after either a heart attack or cardiac disease.
Civil and environmental engineering professor Philip Larese-Casanova has had a life-long love affair with metals. In his work in aquatic environmental chemistry, he looks at how metallic pollutants transform and […]
Last week I went to an interesting event hosted by Northeastern’s College of Engineering that opened my eyes a little wider to the problem of biofilms. These are colonies of bacterial […]
Forty years ago, Dupont Company revolutionized protective gear when they introduced Kevlar, a fiber made of super-strong, rigid polymer molecules belonging to a small class called aramids. Since then, improvements […]