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Sep 20, 2019

Creating the World’s Most Powerful Emulator of Wireless Systems

ECE Professor Tommaso Melodia is working with NSF and DARPA to create the next generation of wireless technology by building a testbed named Colosseum, which will be the world’s most powerful emulator of wireless systems.

Electrical & Computer Engineering

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Sep 20, 2019

Improving the National Healthcare Model

MIE Professor Vinod Sahney believes that presidential candidates should look at the healthcare model that Massachusetts has developed in order to reshape the system at a national level.

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

David Medina, a doctoral student at Northeastern, is using bacteria to produce nanoparticles that are particularly effective at killing whatever type of cell was used to create them, including strains of bacteria that are resistant to traditional antibiotics. Photo by Matthew Modoono/Northeastern University

Sep 20, 2019

Treating Antibiotic-Resistant Infections

ChE Professor Thomas Webster and his colleagues are using bacteria to develop nanoparticles that will combat antibiotic-resistant infections.

Chemical Engineering

Sep 20, 2019

Improving the Capabilities of Humanoid Robots in Nuclear Facilities

ECE Associate Professor Taskin Padir, in collaboration with Holly Tanco from University of Massachusetts Lowell, was awarded a $500K NSF grant for the “Cooperative Control of Humanoid Robots for Remote Operations in Nuclear Environments”

Electrical & Computer Engineering

Sep 19, 2019

Ioannidis to Lead $1M NSF Grant for Real-Time Learning for Next Generation Wireless Systems

ECE Assistant Professor Stratis Ioannidis is leading a $1M NSF grant, with Professors Jennifer Dy, Tommaso Melodia, Associate Professor Kaushik Chowdhury, and Assistant Professor Yanzhi Wang, to develop “Efficient and Adaptive Real-Time Learning for Next Generation Wireless Systems”.

Electrical & Computer Engineering

Sep 18, 2019

NSF Names Third PAWR Wireless Research Platform in North Carolina’s Research Triangle

The National Science Foundation (NSF) announced the third award in its Platforms for Advanced Wireless Research (PAWR) program. In collaboration with an industry consortium of 30 networking companies and associations, NSF is supporting the development and deployment of a new PAWR platform based in Raleigh and Cary, North Carolina – named Aerial Experimentation and Research Platform for Advanced Wireless (“AERPAW”)

Electrical & Computer Engineering

Sep 18, 2019

ALERT Receives Patent

ECE Professor Carey Rappaport & MIE/ECE Assistant Professor Jose Martinez-Lorenzo awarded a patent for the “Characterization of dielectric slabs attached to the body using focused millimeter waves.”

Electrical & Computer Engineering, Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Photo of Xue Lin

Sep 17, 2019

Protecting Autonomous Systems From Adversarial Attacks

ECE Assistant Professor Xue “Shelley” Lin is the PI of a $500K NSF grant, in collaboration with Alfred Chen from the University of California Irvine, for the “Design of Secured Autonomous Cyber-Physical Systems Against Adversarial Machine Learning Attacks.”

Electrical & Computer Engineering