Fitness trackers accounted for more than half of the 35 million wearable devices in use at the end of 2014. Here, associate professor Stephen Intille, a personal health informatics expert at Northeastern, explains what we can expect from fitness tech in 2015.
After seven weeks of intense development and preparation, the young entrepreneurs behind 16 startups presented their ventures to the Northeastern community Monday night at the Husky Startup Challenge’s Demo Day.
Taking advantage of opportunities and being yourself were among the lessons Marcy Reed, president of National Grid Massachusetts, shared with fellow women in engineering and technology at the Women Who Inspire Engineering Leadership Reception on Tuesday night.
This guest post was written by Katie McCune, an Assistant Co-op Coordinator with the College of Computer and Information Science. Have you ever been to a panel talk where you were […]
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.
Northeastern postdoctoral researcher Asanterabi Malima, PhD’13, received the Entrepreneurial Award during Massachusetts’ celebration of Africa Week in recognition of his founding a biotech firm and developing a device that enables early, low-cost disease detection.
By the time he was 3 years old, Richard Ernst had not yet learned to speak his native language. His only way of communicating was through the translation of his […]
Ningfang Mi, an assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering, is exploring better ways of predicting and managing demand for cloud computing resources.
This post was written by one of my favorite Northeastern grad students, Dan Blustein, who studies biomimetic robots in biology professor Joe Ayers’ lab. Read on for details on his […]
In response to revelations of failures in the Google Flu Trends’ predictive capabilities, Northeastern University researchers examined how Big Data can best be utilized for scientific gain in a report published online on Thursday in the journal Science.
Assistant professor Raymond Fu is developing facial recognition software with applications ranging from advertising to criminal investigations. His research recently earned him a Young Investigator award from the International Neural Network Society.
Advanced video analytics technology developed by researchers in Northeastern’s ALERT Center helps TSA agents make better use of data collected by surveillance cameras at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport.