Ryan Cordell, an assistant professor of English and a digital humanities expert, is using a newly digitized corpora of historical texts, including newspapers, magazines, and novels, to identify the popular elements of 19th-century culture.
The Healthcare Systems Engineering Institute hosted the annual Healthcare Improvement Scholars Meeting earlier this week, convening fellows with expertise ranging from policy and management to patient safety and quality improvement.
Michael Bennett, associate professor in the School of Law, examines the impact of the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling that wipes out three decades of government patent awards.
Symposium to discuss the phenomena of success and how it can be predicted based on data from all areas of life.
Associate professor of international affairs and sociology Berna Turam has conducted extensive ethnographic fieldwork in Turkey, and she said the recent protests there are about power—not religion.
Emergency relief attempts often suffer due to problems with the radio spectrum rescuers use to communicate with one another. A team of engineering students developed a device to help change that.
Northeastern researchers are developing a neuronal-based control system that would allow the RoboBee to forage for flowers.
Constantinos Mavroidis, Distinguished Professor of Engineering, discusses the impact 3-D printing will have on the biomedical field. His lab is already using the technology to print smart, customized orthotic devices.
A group of first-year students recently completed the Summer Discovery Experience, an intensive PRISM summer program in which students experience hands-on research in mathematics, physics, and biology.
Northeastern graduate students are working to develop the next generation of energy efficient lithium batteries.
Pharmacy graduate Nick O’Donnell earned an award at the RISE:2013 expo this spring for his work investigating the adverse effects of intravenous sedatives.
Engineering professor Yiannis Levendis was awarded the 2013 George Westinghouse Gold Medal in recognition of his contributions to the power field of mechanical engineering.