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Oct 09, 2018

Humans Control Complex Objects by Exploiting Their Stability

COS/ECE Professor Dagmar Sternad was featured in Physics Today's article "Humans control complex objects by exploiting their stability."

Electrical & Computer Engineering

Oct 04, 2018

The National Science Foundation Funds Research at Worcester Polytechnic Institute Aimed at Disrupting Human Trafficking Networks

MIE Assistant Professor Kayse Lee Maass was featured in both the Markets Insider’s article “The National Science Foundation Funds Research at Worcester Polytechnic Institute Aimed at Disrupting Human Trafficking Networks” and the Worcester Business Journal’s article “WPI researchers granted $145k to attack human trafficking networks” for her work against human trafficking.

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Sep 24, 2018

Robot Revolution

Northeastern's Valkyrie robot was one of the featured robots in the TODAY Show's "Robot Revolution" segment.

Electrical & Computer Engineering

Sep 24, 2018

The Process of Making Super-Strong Materials from Cheap Plastic

MIE Associate Professor Marilyn Minus was featured on the NSF Science 360 Radio podcast about the process of making super-strong materials from cheap plastic.

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Aug 31, 2018

Local Towns get Creative to Curtail Cut-Through Traffic from Map Apps

CEE Professor Peter Furth was interviewed by Boston 25 News in the article “Local Towns get Creative to Curtail Cut-Through Traffic from Map Apps” for his expertise in traffic flows.

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Jul 25, 2018

Foxboro's Helton stays on the ball on tennis court sideline, Northeastern campus

MIE Teaching Professor Beverly Kris Jaeger-Helton was featured in The Sun Chronicle article "Foxboro's Helton stays on the ball on tennis court sideline, Northeastern campus".

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Jul 19, 2018

Dive Under the Ice With the Brave Robots of Antarctica

ECE/MIE Professor Hanumant Singh was featured in Wired.com’s article and video “Dive Under the Ice With the Brave Robots of Antarctica” for his work with his Seabed and Jetyak robots to collect ocean data in extreme arctic conditions.

Electrical & Computer Engineering, Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Jun 13, 2018

How a 50-year-old NASA invention could change the way we fight cancer

ChE Professor & Chair Thomas Webster was featured in The Verge's ferrofluid video "How a 50-year-old NASA invention could change the way we fight cancer".

Chemical Engineering