Yearly Archives: 2013

Welcome to the RISE website

Thank you for visiting the RISE website! The RISE Committee has been hard at work to revamp the site for this upcoming year. Please be on the lookout for additional information if you are interested in participating at RISE:2014 as student presenter, faculty presenter, or judge. We hope you find the updates and the upcoming portals useful and informative. If you find that you have any feedback or concerns, please feel free to contact us at

Machines Making Machines: 3-Spark’s ‘Donatello’ Creates Smarter 3D-Printed Parts

A little over a year ago, Rich Ranky was at Northeastern, working on research for his PhD about how to build a force-measuring sensor into a plastic component. Back then, Ranky was injecting conductive slurry into plastic pieces with a caulking gun. Now, his 3D printer, Donatello, prints patented sensors that measure temperature, vibration, heart sensors and electricity, all for a cost between $10 to $15.

RISE:2013 highlights: Kinect rehab, Lego lobsters, 3D printed tech and more

From engadget By Brian Heater posted Mar 22nd, 2013 We were excited and honored when the administration at Northeastern Universityasked us to help judge its RISE:2013 Research, Innovation and Scholarship Expo. The event, held at the physical education center on the school’s Boston campus, brings together an incredibly diverse array of research projects covering a impressive number of fields, … See More