Alessandro Vespignani, the Sternberg Family Distinguished University Professor of physics, computer science and health sciences, believes that complex systems science has the potential to solve real-world challenges.
Paul Champion, professor and chair of the Department of Physics, uses femtosecond laser pulses to probe molecular vibrations that elude standard analytical techniques.
By applying nanopores to established next-generation gene-sequencing technologies, professor Meni Wanunu could help bring the price of a single genome to $100.
Northeastern physics professor Emanuela Barberis examines the meaning of the discovery of the Higgs boson, the so-called “God particle.”
Professor Dagmar Sternad and post-doctoral researcher C.J. Hasson of Northeastern’s Action Lab show that variability in ourselves and our environments guide our movement strategies.
Albert-László Barabási and his colleagues have developed a new mathematical algorithm that improves the predictive power of human behavioral patterns
Two Northeastern professors have discovered an unexpected photoswitch that could be used to make highly efficient optical electronics.
Student commencement speaker Emily Batt dreams of running a studio in which fine artists and engineers collaborate on experimental projects in science and design.
In 2014, fourth-year physics and math major Justin Dowd will travel to outer space, a result of winning the Metro Race for Space Competition.
Distinguished Professor of Physics Sri Sridhar has been awarded a $560,000 grant from the Department of Defense to develop a technique for treating prostate cancer with nanotechnology.
Physics post-doctoral researcher Joe Haley delivered new results from Fermilab that bring us closer to understanding of the Higgs boson particle and, more broadly, the way our universe works.
Ginestra Bianconi, assistant professor of physics, is part of an international research team whose new findings cite a major a breakthrough in making superconductors more efficient.