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Arvin Grabel

ECE Scholarship in Memory of the Late Professor Arvin Grabel

In honor of the late ECE Professor Emeritus Arvin Grabel’s legacy, his wife of 51 years, Ruth Grabel, has created the Professor Arvin Grabel Memorial Scholarship in his memory.

Tommaso Melodia

Designing Ultrasonic Implantable Devices based on the Internet of Medical Things Platform

ECE Professor Tommaso Melodia was awarded a patent for designing a “Software-defined implantable ultrasonic device for use in the internet of medical things.”

Computer engineering graduate student Rui Luo operates the robot that will be entered into the September 2021 semifinals of a $10 million global robotics competition.

Creating a Human Avatar in Remote Locations

A group of Northeastern University students led by MIE Assistant Professor Peter Whitney, has made it to the semifinals of the global Avatar XPrize competition which aims to create an avatar system that can transport human presence to a remote location in real-time.

Laura Lewis

Creating Stable Non-Critical Element Magnets

Distinguished University and Cabot Professor Laura Lewis, ChE/MIE, is leading a $2.1M Department of Energy grant, in collaboration with the University of Delaware, the Northeastern University Physics department, and the University of Warwick, UK, for “Designing Strong Stability in Non-Critical and Rare-Earth-Lean Magnetic Materials.”