COVID-19

To combat the COVID-19 pandemic, Northeastern College of Engineering researchers are conducting interdisciplinary research in four strategic areas:

  • Vaccines and Diagnostics
  • Healthcare and Pharmaceutical Optimization
  • Human-Machine Interaction
  • Harnessing Data

From developing healthcare optimization planning tools and rapid testing capabilities, to improving the safety of homemade masks, our faculty are working with hospitals, industry, government authorities, and other academic institutions to find solutions to mitigate virus risks.

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