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Nov 25, 2020

Northeastern University: A Valuable Partner for Pacific Northwest National Laboratory

CEE Professor Auroop Ganguly was recently appointed as Chief Scientist of Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL)’s Advanced Computing, Mathematics, and Data Division, Physical and Computational Sciences Directorate. The new partnership between Northeastern University and PNNL focuses on urban resilience and security.

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Oct 26, 2020

Startups to improve accessibility and walkability

The Northeastern spinout company StreetScan was featured in EJInsight article “Startups to improve accessibility and walkability.”

Sep 28, 2020

College Road Trip to Boston: Northeastern University

Two of our engineering students are featured in the US News and World Report article “College Road Trip to Boston: Northeastern University” on cooperative education, including BioE student and 2020 Rhodes Scholar Kritika Singh, E’20, and Daniel Sneyers, industrial engineering E’21, who completed a co-op in Brazil as well at Apple. 

Bioengineering, Mechanical & Industrial Engineering


Sep 16, 2020

Could Breathalyzers Make Covid Testing Quicker and Easier?

ECE Professor Nian Sun was featured in the article “Could Breathalyzers Make Covid Testing Quicker and Easier?” for his efforts in using breathalyzer like devices to detect viral particles.

Electrical & Computer Engineering

Sep 04, 2020

Somerville to Monitor Wastewater for Evidence of COVID-19

CEE Assistant Professor Ameet Pinto was featured by the City of Somerville and WBUR on how he is working with Somerville officials to track coronavirus outbreaks through sewage testing.

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Aug 11, 2020

How to Choose the Best Cloth Face Mask for You

CEE Associate Professor Loretta Fernandez was featured in the NY Times Wirecutter article “How to Choose the Best Cloth Face Mask for You” for her expertise in studying how to make the best fitting mask.

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Jul 31, 2020

Remotely Operated Robot Takes Straight Razor to Face of Brave Roboticist

MIE Assistant Professor Peter Whitney had his face shaved with a straight razor by a remotely controlled robotic device.

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

May 29, 2020

Why I paused my Ph.D. research to work as an industry intern

ChE PhD student Tess Torregrosa wrote an editorial in Science Magazine on “Why I paused my Ph.D. research to work as an industry intern“, Tess was co-advised by Assistant Professors Ryan Koppes and Abigail Koppes.

Chemical Engineering