In the Media

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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

May 14, 2020

Geoscientists Help Map the Pandemic

Interdisciplinary PhD alum Babak Fard, PhD’18 used his work with Auroop Ganguly as a starting point for risk modeling and adapt it to COVID-19 risk mapping and modeling, as described in the Eos article “Geoscientists Help Map the Pandemic“.

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Apr 23, 2020

Adding A Nylon Stocking Layer Could Boost Protection From Cloth Masks, Study Finds

CEE/MES Assistant Professors Loretta Fernandez was featured in the NPR article “Adding A Nylon Stocking Layer Could Boost Protection From Cloth Masks, Study Finds” and WFUV.org article “Adding A Nylon Stocking Layer Could Boost Protection From…” about her research in making sure COVID-19 masks are effective.

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Apr 16, 2020

Social distancing is controlling Covid-19; now scientists need to figure out which measures are most effective

MIE Associate Professor Babak Heydari was featured in the Stat News article “Social distancing is controlling Covid-19; now scientists need to figure out which measures are most effective“

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Mar 18, 2020

Invasion of the Bias Snatchers

ECE Assistant Professor Sarah Ostadabbas was featured in the latest issue of Northeastern’s Litmus podcast “Invasion of the Bias Snatchers,” about how her research is using computers to simulate how people sleep.

Electrical & Computer Engineering

Mar 16, 2020

What Speaking With Brainwaves Looks Like

ECE Professor Deniz Erdogmus’s work with collaborators from Oregon Health & Science University was featured on the Bloomberg Prognosis series “What Speaking With Brainwaves Looks Like.”

Electrical & Computer Engineering

mona minkara

Mar 11, 2020

Professor Mona Minkara’s interactive classroom requires no sight

BioE Assistant Professor Mona Minkara was featured in The Huntington News article “Professor Mona Minkara’s interactive classroom requires no sight” for the challenges and successes she has had after being diagnosed with macular degeneration and cone-rod dystrophy.

Bioengineering