Northeastern SMART Center News

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Apr 18, 2023

ECE PhD Student Awarded National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Research Fellowship

PhD student Jack Guida, electrical engineering, advised by Assistant Professor Siddharta Ghosh, was awarded a National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Research Fellowship. He is researching microscale acoustics and integrated photonics as part of the Northeastern SMART research center.

Electrical & Computer Engineering

Feb 28, 2022

2.1M DOE Award to Develop Clean Energy Technology

ECE Professor Matteo Rinaldi, who is director of the Northeastern SMART Center and the Kostas Nanotechnology Lab, has been awarded a $2.1 million grant from the Department of Energy Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) for “High-Performance and Miniaturized Greenhouse Gas Sensor for Drone-based Remote Sensing.” The grant is part of the OPEN 2021 program, which […]

Electrical & Computer Engineering

professor in clean room lab clothes standing in front of Evatec's equipment in lab

Aug 31, 2020

The Northeastern University SMART Center Deploys an Evatec CLUSTERLINE® 200 for Manufacturing High Performance Piezoelectric Micro and Nano Systems

The Northeastern University SMART Center added the Evatec’s CLUSTERLINE® 200 to its nanofabrication capability. This is the first Evatec’s CLUSTERLINE® 200 tool deployed in an academic institution in the United States providing the SMART Center with a unique cutting-edge capability to perform research, development and pilot manufacturing of high-performance piezoelectric micro and nano systems.

Electrical & Computer Engineering

working on sensor research

Aug 06, 2019

Monitoring Fires in Complex Environments

ECE Associate Professor Matteo Rinaldi has developed a smart wireless fire detector that could monitor complex environments using an ultra-battery-saver mode that could last up to ten years.

Electrical & Computer Engineering

Jul 11, 2019

McGruer and Rinaldi Awarded Patent

ECE Professor Nicol McGruer and Associate Professor Matteo Rinaldi were awarded a patent for “Zero Power Sensors”.

Electrical & Computer Engineering

Jan 18, 2019

Rinaldi Awarded $1.7M ARPA-E Grant for Transformational Energy Technology

Matteo Rinaldi, ECE Associate Professor and director of Northeastern SMART, was awarded a $1.7M grant from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) for “Zero-Power Wireless Infrared Digitizing Sensors for Large Scale Energy-Smart Farm”.

Electrical & Computer Engineering

Jan 17, 2019

Creating Low-Cost, Low-Power Sensors to Protect Crops

Matteo Rinaldi, ECE Associate Professor and Director of Northeastern SMART, is developing low-cost, low-power sensors that can monitor the health of a farmer’s crop and alert them when there is trouble.

Electrical & Computer Engineering