In the Media

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Mar 16, 2016

App to Help Stop Deadly Epidemics

Computer Engineering PhD student Murphy Wonsick was featured in the Boston Herald for her blood sample tracking app that could help stop deadly epidemics in developing countries.

Electrical & Computer Engineering

Photo of Taskin Padir

Mar 08, 2016

Building a Better Robotic Astronaut

ECE Associate Professor Taskin Padir and MIT's Russ Tedrake were featured in Boston Magazine for their work with NASA to enable the Valkyrie robot to complete tasks such as climbing ladders, operating tools, and collecting samples.

Electrical & Computer Engineering

Feb 25, 2016

Associated Press features ALERT Researcher’s work

ECE Professor & ALERT Director Michael Silevitch was quoted in a Associated Press article about URI professor Otto Gregory's work on explosive detectors.

Electrical & Computer Engineering

Feb 19, 2016

ChE Professor and Chair Thomas Webster Featured on WHDT World News: Zika Virus and Its Impact on Blood Donations

ChE Professor and Chair Thomas Webster was interviewed on WHDT World News to talk about the impact that the Zika virus has and will continue to have on blood donations, travel, and public health.

Chemical Engineering

Feb 16, 2016

ChE Professors Abby Koppes and Ryan Koppes Featured in Boston Globe

Chemical Engineering professors Ryan and Abby Koppes were featured on the front page of the Boston Globe in a Valentine's Day themed article.

Chemical Engineering

Feb 11, 2016

ChE Professor Ryan Koppes Featured in Materials Today for Research in Nerve Repair

Chemical Engineering Professor Ryan Koppes is featured in Materials Today for his research on peripheral nerve repair and artificial scaffolds. The difficulty of repairing nerve damage and the negative life-long symptoms associated with it motivated Polina Anikeeva of MIT and Ryan Koppes of Northeastern to find a solution. As an alternative to autografts, artificial scaffolds […]

Chemical Engineering

Feb 01, 2016

Further Research Needed on Northern Avenue Bridge Reconstruction Plan

CEE Professor Peter Furth was quoted in the Boston Globe about how the potential reconstruction of the Northern Avenue Bridge will not improve traffic in the Seaport district.

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Feb 01, 2016

More Funding Needed for Public Health Threats

ChE professor & chair Thomas Webster explains in the Boston Globe how we need global funding to combat viruses like Zika and other public health threats.

Chemical Engineering