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Ning Wang

Apr 19, 2024

Patented Molecule that Eliminates Cancer Cells Commercialized

A patented anti-cancer molecule invented by Ning Wang, professor of bioengineering and director of the Institute for Mechanobiology, along with three collaborators, is being replicated and commercialized as a research product by several companies, a significant advancement that validates the invention.

Bioengineering

Apr 18, 2024

How Spotify Can Maximize Server Bandwidth for the Release of Taylor Swift’s New Album

ECE Professor Edmund Yeh explains how Spotify can prepare itself for the anticipated extremely high traffic on Friday when Taylor Swift’s new album, “The Tortured Poets’ Department,” releases.

Electrical & Computer Engineering

Mar 21, 2024

Field Experts Discuss the Monitoring of Microplastics in the Massachusetts Bay

At a full-day workshop, CEE/MES Associate Professor Loretta Fernandez, and members of research organizations, academia, and industry discussed microplastics in local water systems and proposed solutions to prevent potential health impacts as the plastics degrade.

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Mar 11, 2024

Ganguly Team Awarded Funds to Develop Urban Visualization and Data Analysis Toolkit

Industry partner Kitware, a software development company who is collaborating with CEE Distinguished Professor Auroop Ganguly and his research team, was awarded $1.6 million in DOE Phase II SBIR funds for the development of an Urban Visualization and Data Analysis Toolkit to address urban climate change threats. The Northeastern team will develop translational quantitative methods for the analysis of interconnected infrastructure systems.

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Jan 23, 2024

Developing AI-Powered Testing for Next-Gen Cellular Networks

ECE Assistant Research Professor Michele Polese is leading a $2 million project awarded by the Wireless Innovation Fund for “AutoRAN: Automated End-to-End Continuous Testing for Open and Disaggregated Cellular Systems.”

Electrical & Computer Engineering

Jan 18, 2024

CEE Co-op Student Wins Fall 2023 Scholarship from DN Tanks 

Amy Xu, E’25, civil engineering and architectural studies, received the DN Tanks Fall 2023 Scholarship, which recognizes students on co-op at the company who excel in their work and make contributions at DN Tanks.

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Dec 15, 2023

Capstone Students Design Robotic Boat to Combat Invasive Plant

Engineering capstone students built an autonomous robotic boat equipped with a hyperspectral camera to map the invasive hydrilla plant and help scientists control its spread in Connecticut waters. The project is a collaboration between the electrical engineering department, the mechanical engineering department, the Robotics and Intelligent Vehicles Research Lab, and the Connecticut Agricultural Experiment Station.

Electrical & Computer Engineering, Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Dec 15, 2023

Networking Fair Highlights Innovative PhD Research

Northeastern University’s PhD Network recently hosted an Innovation Research Fair in which PhD candidates presented their research to 14 companies, including Takeda, Amgen, and Merck, spanning what’s now the largest biotech hub in the country—Greater Boston.

Chemical Engineering, Mechanical & Industrial Engineering