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New England startup, StreetScan, recently signed an international deal with CMCT securing $1.5 million (USD) in funding alongside the formation of a joint venture that will bring StreetScan’s robust pavement inspection capabilities to Chinese infrastructure. CMCT is a subsidiary of China Merchants Group, a conglomerate holding...

Contemplating the nature of sponsorship while preparing to thank our RISE:2017 sponsors uncovered an intriguing find. “Sponsor” comes from the Latin word sponsus and the related spondere, meaning, “a surety, guarantee” and “give assurance, promise solemnly,” respectively. In the 1930’s, the term began to take...

By Kevin Papierski, 2x RISE Judge. I can always tell when my dogs have had an overstimulating day. At the end of it all, when we're unwinding on the couch, they'll curl up and fall into a deep sleep, and as soon as they hit R.E.M.,...

Northeastern’s RISE is an exhibition of Research, Innovation, and Scholarship. Research, innovation, and scholarship are easy words to speak, but when we pause to consider what Research, Innovation, and Scholarship actually are, we see they are painstaking, grueling, risky, tedious -- in a word, they are...

A showcase of Northeastern’s research, prototypes, and innovative ideas - check out the live blog!...

Pointed toward the sky, poised to strike, the missiles of the US Nike defense system towered with silent stealth in the Boston borough of Burlington. Ever-alert they stood; precision encased in steel, protecting the health and wellbeing of New England from high-altitude, Cold War bombers. Amidst...