• Northeastern University Center for Renewable Energy Technology (NUCRET)

    Director: Sanjeev Mukerjee

    This center aims to be at the frontier of science and technology of clean energy conversion and storage. The range of efforts includes materials science, advanced in situ spectroscopy, micro-fabrication methods and manufacturing technology. Besides research overall activities include education, outreach and entrepreneurship. The center represents a multi-disciplinary team effort including chemists, physicists, engineers and […]

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    Puerto Rico Testsite for Exploring Contamination Threats (PROTECT)

    Director: Akram Alshawabkeh, Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering; José F. Cordero, Dean of the Graduate School of Public Health and the University of Puerto Rico

    Supported with funding from the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences’ Superfund Research Program, The PROTECT P42 Research Program will study exposure to environmental contamination in Puerto Rico and its contribution to preterm birth (less than 37 completed weeks of gestation). PROTECT also seeks to better understand the phenomena affecting fate and transport of hazardous […]

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    Center for Awareness and Localization of Explosives-Related Threats (ALERT)

    Director: Michael Silevitch Robert D. Black Professor, Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering Joint appointment to Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

    ALERT is a multi-university Department of Homeland Security Center of Excellence (COE). One of 12 Centers of Excellence across the country, ALERT is a multi-university, multi-institution, partnership that seeks to conduct transformational research, develop technology, and provide educational development to improve effective characterization, detection, mitigation and response to explosives-related threats facing the country and the world. […]

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    New England Healthcare Systems Engineering Partnership (NEHCEP)

    Director: James C. Benneyan, Ph.D. Associate Professor of Industrial Engineering

    The overall vision of the New England Healthcare Engineering Partnership (NEHCEP) is to integrate systems engineering principles and methods into the fabric of VA healthcare operations by building a unique collaboration to develop, test, train, and spread innovative engineering solutions, with the objective that Veterans Health Administration (VHA) become a self-improving system with robust capabilities […]

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    Electronic Materials Research Institute (eMRI)

    Director: Srinivas Sridhar, Arts and Sciences Distinguished Professor of Physics

    eMRI’s research is focused on developing new materials and devices for nano-, info- and bio-technologies. Comprised of an interdisciplinary team of 14 faculty from chemistry, engineering, physics and pharmaceutical sciences, the eMRI’s research agenda seeks to characterize and control material processes at the nano-, micro- and mesoscales for a variety of applications: controlling light transmission, […]

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    Center for Subsurface Sensing and Imaging Systems (CenSSIS)

    Director: Michael Silevitch Robert D. Black Professor, Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering Joint appointment to Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

    The Bernard M. Gordon Center for Subsurface Sensing and Imaging Systems (Gordon-CenSSIS) is a multi-university NSF ERC founded in 2000. Its mission is to revolutionize the existing technology for detecting and imaging biomedical, environmental, or geophysical objects or conditions that lie underground or underwater, or are embedded in the human body. The Center’s unified, multidisciplinary […]

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    Center for Microwave Magnetic Materials and Integrated Circuits (CM3IC)

    Director: Vincent G. Harris, William Lincoln Smith Chair, APS Fellow, IEEE Fellow and Carmine Vittoria APS Fellow, IEEE Fellow

    The Center for Microwave Magnetic Materials and Integrated Circuits (or CM3IC) was established in the Fall of 2004 by a grant from the 108th Congress to be administered through the Office of Naval Research. The CM3IC is a research organization located at Northeastern University that combines multidisciplinary expertise to develop novel microwave magnetic materials and […]

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    Center for Microcontamination Control (CMC)

    Director: Ahmed Busnaina, William Lincoln Smith Chair of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

    The CMC is the only Industry/University Research Center established by NSF that is devoted to contamination control for semiconductors (the electrical circuitry in computers). Partnered with the University of Arizona and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, the CMC’s seven Northeastern engineering and physics faculty are developing state-of-the-art cleaning techniques for computer microchips and creating micro-sensors that detect […]

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    Center for Communications and Digital Signal Processing (CDSP)

    Director: Gilead Tadmor, Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

    The CDSP is comprised of nine faculty and 50 graduate students in electrical and computer engineering, whose state-of-the-art research focuses on communications, signal processing, control systems and related computational software and hardware. In collaboration with industrial partners such as Analog Devices, Inc., BBN Technologies and Nokia, faculty and graduate students work on problems ranging from […]

  • ASCC

    Advanced Scientific Computation Center (ASCC)

    Director: Arun Bansil

    The ASCC occupies 2000 sq. ft. of beautifully renovated space in the Dana Research Center at Northeastern University. The high performance cluster contains 16 state-of-the-art EV6.7 (667 MHz) Compaq Alpha processors distributed equally among 4 boxes (es40) with a fast memory channel interconnect between the boxes. Three of these four boxes will have 4GB RAM […]

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    Center for High Rate Nanomanufacturing

    Director: Ahmed Busnaina, William Lincoln Smith Chair of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

    This NSF-funded center is a state-of-the-art research program in nanoscale manufacturing (creating miniscule devices with technologies at the levels of atoms and molecules). Thirteen Northeastern faculty and six graduate students from engineering, physics, and chemistry, along with researchers from the University of Massachusetts-Lowell and the University of New Hampshire are developing nanotemplates for high-rate guided […]