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Feb 25, 2020

Using Magnetic Fields in Production of Porous Materials

MIE Associate Professor Randall Erb was awarded a patent for “Pore orientation using magnetic fields.”

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Feb 21, 2020

Road Salt Contaminating Unregulated Water Supplies

CEE Assistant Professor Kelsey Pieper is researching water contaminated with road salt in communities that use private wells, natural springs, and cisterns.

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Feb 20, 2020

Myers Awarded MassCEC Grant for Innovative Floating Wind Turbine

CEE Associate Professor Andrew Myers and co-inventor Jim Papadopoulos were one of 18 groups awarded funding from a new $1.7M grant by the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center’s (MassCEC) Catalyst and InnovateMass programs in support of clean energy startups and research teams across the Commonwealth.

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Feb 19, 2020

Improving the Efficiency of Vanadium Flow Batteries Using Cellulose

MIE Assistant Professor Hongli Zhu is using cellulose from wood to store renewable energy in batteries.

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Feb 19, 2020

Observing How Cells Interact

ChE Assistant Professor Abigail Koppes is isolating individual cell types to identify how they interact with their environment.

Chemical Engineering

Feb 18, 2020

NU Team Selected for NASA’s Big Idea Challenge

Congratulations to the Northeastern team that was selected as an awardee of the Breakthrough, Innovative and Game-changing (BIG) Idea Challenge.

Feb 18, 2020

DURABLE: Sustainable Material Ecologies, Assemblies and Cultures

A  new exhibition at the BSA Space – DURABLE: Sustainable Material Ecologies, Assemblies, and Cultures, curated by CEE faculty David Fannon and Matthew Eckelman, as well as Architecture faculty Michelle Laboy and Peter Wiederspahn, explores the materials used to construct the built environment which are critical components to the sustainability of our cities.

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Feb 13, 2020

Using Drones to Monitor Penguin Populations

Computer Engineering PhD students Yang Liu and Vikrant Shah traveled to Antarctica to count the dwindling population of chinstrap penguins with drones.

Electrical & Computer Engineering