In a recent talk at TED Women, associate professor Rupal Patel announced The Human Voicebank Initiative: a crowd-sourced platform that will help give personalized synthetic voices to people with severe speech impairments.
Virtual humans, relational robots, brain imaging devices, and mobile eye-tracking technologies were among the innovative research projects highlighted at a daylong conference at Northeastern that explored the intersection of emotion science and technology.
Alexis Ohanian, who Forbes dubbed “The Mayor of the Internet,” during a campus lecture Tuesday evening encouraged Northeastern students to use the Internet to spread their ideas.
What do you do in your spare time? Personally, I’ve been reading Game of Thrones and re-covering my couch cushions. Others play sports or watch movies. But I know of […]
Last week I got to sit in on the end-of-year presentations for associate professors Stephen Initlle and Rupal Patel’s class, Reinventing healthcare with Google Glass. You can read all about the […]
At a TEDWomen talk on Thursday, Northeastern associate professor Rupal Patel described a new project to give personalized voices to the voiceless.
Kaya Simmons grew up in Brooklyn, that wonderful borough of bridges, bagels, the world-famous Cyclone ride…and superfund sites? In 2011, the Environmental Protection Agency took the Gowanus Canal–one of the most polluted […]
When professor Dave Kaeli approached them about entering a supercomputer competition, electrical and computer engineering students Neel Shah and Tushar Swamy had zero experience in the task at hand. “I […]
As technology continues to become more integrated into everyday life, Northeastern’s School of Nursing in the Bouvé College of Health Sciences held a symposium Wednesday night to discuss how nurses […]
There are good models and there are bad models. For example, how many times have you purchased what amounted to be a garbage sack because it looked so much like a […]
Students returned to campus this semester to Snell Library’s transformed first floor, which now includes more than 20 new collaborative workrooms, a redesigned InfoCommons and main lobby, and informal study […]
Assistant professor Andrea Parker is developing mobile tools aimed at improving the health and wellness of people in low-income communities—and inspiring them to encourage their neighbors to do the same.