First-year engineering students designed autonomous “sumo robots” that faced off in a friendly competition Friday as part of an innovative new pilot course.
At the first event in the 2014–15 Women Who Inspire speaker series, three business leaders discussed their career paths and shared insight into how businesswomen can make sure their innovative ideas are being heard in the workplace.
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.
Northeastern professor Dagmar Sternad received the 50th annual Robert D. Klein University Lecturer Award on Tuesday and discussed her interdisciplinary research on how the brain controls the human body.
Jerry Hajjar, professor and chair of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, is helping to design an autonomous low-flying vehicle capable of understanding and predicting structural damage in unsafe and remote locations following disaster events and for longterm maintenance.
Two new faculty based at the Marine Science Center are harvesting data from the ocean to understand how global change has impacted its ecosystems and will continue to do so in the future.
Ryan Myers built the electrohydrodynamic jet printer and optimized it for the Ayers’ lab’s specific needs. Photo by Brooks Canaday.
Robots that can perform tasks that save time or money can provide new opportunities for entrepreneurs.
Marsette Vona, an assistant professor in the College of Computer and Information Science, explains the challenges of controlling a Martian rover.
As a kid, Liz Duffy E ’11 wanted to be an astronaut. Megan Richardson E ’10, on the other hand, was more interested in robots. Today they are both working […]
Marsette Vona, an assistant professor of computer and information science, received an NSF CAREER Award to develop a robot that can perceive and respond to uncertainty in its environment.
In senior capstone project, engineering students apply eye-tracking technology to design a robot that can help the disabled with household tasks