Northeastern associate professor Stephen Intille is developing a mobile phone app to help public health researchers collect higher-quality data on physical activity.
Themis Papageorge, an associate clinical professor of computer and information science, examines the cybersecurity threat posed by al-Qaida and Anonymous, a global group of hackers.
Jerry Hajjar, chair and professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, has received a new NSF grant to further his research in the area of sustainable building design — which he envisions as an industry of the future.
Civil and environmental engineering professor Matthew Eckelman delivered the results of an anesthetic-drug life-cycle assessment to the International Symposium on Sustainable Systems and Technology last week.
As part of a Monday afternoon lecture on cybersecurity, Engin Kirda was installed as the inaugural Sy and Laurie Sternberg Associate Professor for Information Assurance.
University to launch its second graduate campus; announces appointment of Seattle-based chief executive.
The Center for Drug Discovery at Northeastern hosted the 10th annual symposium on current trends in drug-abuse research earlier this month.
Last Friday, a major Atlanta-based payment card processor, Global Payments, announced a server security breach that could affect more than 1 million accounts. We asked William Robertson, a cybersecurity expert … read more »
The United States spends $2 trillion in health care annually. New technologies and approaches to health care have led to a growing field in health informatics, which has a focus on both the clinical and personal aspects of the industry. We asked Timothy Bickmore, an associate professor in the College of Computer and Information Science, to discuss the impact this field can have on the health care industry as a whole, as well as Northeastern’s new PhD program in health informatics.
Northeastern University and the Flatley Discovery Lab, a Boston-based independent nonprofit organization, have joined forces to develop a cure for cystic fibrosis.
Northeastern assistant professor Matthew Goodwin combines both health and computer sciences to develop a better approach to diagnosing and treating Autism Spectrum Disorders.
Chemistry professor Michael Pollastri collaborates with pharmaceutical company and researchers in Spain to identify existing drugs that could be modified to stop a scourge of sub-Saharan Africa.