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Jan 27, 2022

2022 Spark Fund Awardees

BioE Professor Jeff Ruberti, ECE Assistant Professor Aatmesh Shrivastava, ChE Assistant Professor Benjamin Woolston, and MIE Associate Professor Yi Zheng are recipients of Spark Fund Awards, which help Northeastern researchers bridge the gap between promising lab results and demonstrating a commercially viable prototype.

Bioengineering, Chemical Engineering, Electrical & Computer Engineering, Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Jan 26, 2022

Ensuring Well Water is Safe to Drink

CEE Assistant Professor Kelsey Pieper is researching private wells, which serve about 15% of the US population, to determine if they have been contaminated after events like floods.

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Jan 25, 2022

Creating a More Comfortable Fitness Tracker

ECE Associate Professor Canek Fuentes-Hernandez is creating a thin, flexible fitness tracker that doesn’t consume a lot of power.

Electrical & Computer Engineering

Jan 24, 2022

Do 5G Frequency Bands Interfere with Older Plane Altimeters?

William Lincoln Smith Professor Tommaso Melodia explains how new 5G network radio frequencies might interfere with older plane altimeters.

Electrical & Computer Engineering

Jan 24, 2022

risQ Acquired by Intercontinental Exchange

CEE Professor Auroop Ganguly’s spinout company risQ, a climate modeling and analytics company founded by him and his former PhD students, was acquired by Intercontinental Exchange last month.

Civil & Environmental Engineering

person wearing KN95 mask

Jan 24, 2022

Checking to Determine if a Mask is Counterfeit

ECE Associate Professor Taskin Padir explains how to help determine if N95 and KN95 masks are counterfeit by checking for certain codes and expiration dates.

Electrical & Computer Engineering

raymond fu

Jan 24, 2022

Fu Receives Acorn Innovation Fund Award

ECE/Khoury Professor Yun Raymond Fu received an Acorn Innovation Fund Award for his project “Pathfind: AI Driven Remote Motion Tracking by Light-Weight Deep Learning.”

Electrical & Computer Engineering

Jan 19, 2022

Henry Luce Foundation Awards Prestigious Clare Boothe Luce Graduate Fellowships To Northeastern University

Northeastern University is honored to be the recipient of an award from the Clare Boothe Luce Program for Women in STEM to support fellowships for women pursuing a Ph.D. in Mechanical, Electrical, Computer Engineering or Physics. Since its first grants in 1989, the Clare Boothe Luce (CBL) Program for Women in STEM has become the […]