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Startups to improve accessibility and walkability

The Northeastern spinout company StreetScan was featured in EJInsight article “Startups to improve accessibility and walkability.”

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Patent for Saliva-based Glucose Monitoring System for Diabetes

CEE Professor Ming Wang was awarded a patent for “Saliva glucose monitoring system”.

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Reconfiguring a Diabetes Monitoring Device to Test for COVID-19.

CEE Distinguished Professor Ming Wang is repurposing a device he created to monitor diabetes into something people could use to track the spread of COVID-19.

Wang Awarded Patent for Wireless SWNT Sensor

CEE Professor Ming Wang was awarded a patent for “Wireless SWNT sensor integrated with microfluidic system for various liquid sensing applications.”

Faculty and Staff Awards 2018

Congratulations to all the winners of the faculty and staff awards, and to everyone for their hard work and dedication during the 2017-2018 academic school year.

Real-time Pavement Profile Sensing System

CEE Professor Ming Wang was awarded a patent for creating a “Real-time pavement profile sensing system using air-coupled surface wave”.

Why did Miami bridge collapse? More than one reason likely

CEE Professor Ming Wang was interviewed by NBC News in the article “Why did Miami bridge collapse? More than one reason likely” for the safety systems that should be in place during the installation of new bridges.

Wang Awarded Patent

CEE Professor Ming Wang awarded patent for “Conformal & configurable millimeter-wave integrated array radar in a compact package”. Abstract Source: USPTO The invention provides a compact, high-frequency, transmit and receive millimeter-wave radar sensor device, system, and method of use. The sensor can operate at a variety of distances, speeds, and resolutions depending on the hardware […]

Paper wins ASNT Outstanding Paper in Research Award

CEE Professor Ming Wang, PhD graduate Nicole Martino, Ken Maser of the VOTERS Center, and former CEE Research Faculty member Ralf Birken have won the 2017 Outstanding Paper in Research award from the American Society for Nondestructive Testing for an article published in the May 2016 issue of Research in Nondestructive Evaluation.   The article, entitled “Quantifying […]

Addressing the Nation’s Pressing Transportation Challenges

Northeastern University is one of 18 “forward thinking and influential institutions” selected by the USDOT to focus on exploring the challenges facing land and transit systems in America’s Northeast.

StreetScan Patent Nominated for Invented Here!

Ming Wang (CEE), Sara Wadia-Fascetti (CEE), & Carey Rappaport's (ECE) patent for “Roaming mobile sensor platform for collecting geo-referenced data and creating thematic maps” was nominated for the Boston Patent Law Association’s Invented Here! program.

VOTERS Awarded Patent

VOTERS professors Ming Wang (CEE), Sara Wadia-Fascetti (CEE), & Carey Rappaport (ECE) were awarded a patent for “Roaming mobile sensor platform for collecting geo-referenced data and creating thematic maps”. Abstract Source: USPTO A roaming sensor system collects data on the condition of roads and bridge decks and identifies and maps defects, including cracks, potholes, debonding, […]

Advancing Teaching and Learning at Northeastern

Northeastern has awarded grants to two groups of faculty to promote Advancing Teaching and Learning at Northeastern.

VOTERS Awarded Patent

CEE Professor Ming Wang  & ECE Professor Nian Sun were awarded a patent for “Real-time wireless dynamic tire pressure sensor and energy harvesting system”. Abstract Source: USPTO An instantaneous/real-time wireless dynamic tire pressure sensor (DTPS) for characterizing pavement qualities and for detecting surface and subsurface pavement defects under normal driving conditions. Signal processing provides quantitative […]

Wang Awarded Patent

CEE Professor Ming Wang was awarded a patent for his design of a “Saliva glucose monitoring system” Abstract Source: USPTO A glucose sensor suitable for measuring glucose levels in human saliva is provided. Systems containing the glucose sensor and methods for making and using the sensor are also provided. The glucose sensor is highly sensitive […]

Cranford & Wang’s Research Featured in Scientific Reports

CEE Assistant Professor Steve Cranford and Professor Ming Wang's research on Biomarker/DNA Interaction was published in Scientific Reports.

CEE PhD student David Vines-Cavanaugh wins Young Researcher Award

CEE PhD student David Vines-Cavanaugh won first place for the Young Researcher Award at the International Symposium on Non-Destructive Testing in Civil Engineering (NDT-CE 2015).

StreetScan Selected as MassChallenge 2015 Finalist

CEE Distinguished Professor Ming Wang and Research Assistant Professor Ralf Birken's StreetScan's project was selected as a finalist in MassChallenge 2015.

CBS News & Smithsonian Features VOTERS

CBS News interviewed members of VOTERS on the technology they use to spot potholes before they even develop.

VOTERS featured in Boston Globe

Versatile Onboard Traffic Embedded Roaming Sensors (VOTERS) was featured in the Boston Globe for their van which detects where potholes and road problems are as it is driving.

Wang Selected as SPIE Fellow

CEE Professor Ming Wang has been selected as a fellow of SPIE for his achievements in electro-magnetic sensor and versatile onboard traffic-embedded roaming sensors.

Early Pothole Detection

The research developed by the VOTERS center (led by CEE Professor Ming Wang) for detecting the formation of potholes was featured in Fast Company. 

Congratulations COE Award Winners

Congratulations to the recipients of this year's College of Engineering Faculty and Staff awards.  Outstanding teachers of First Year Engineering students: Richard Whalen, Engineering; Robert Lupi, Mathematics; Enrique Moreno, Physics. Martin W. Essigmann Outstanding Teaching Award: Daniel Dulaski, CEE  Outstanding Cooperative Education Coordinator Award: Lorraine Mountain, MIE  Outstanding Staff Award: Kristin Hicks, CenSSIS; Christina McNeil, Dean’s Office  Going […]

Congratulations to recipients of the FY15 TIER 1 Interdisciplinary Research Seed Grants

19 COE faculty were recipients of FY15 TIER 1 Interdisciplinary Research Seed Grants for 11 different projects representing over $500K dollars of investment in research.

Ming Wang sees smoother roads ahead

Ming Wang, professor of civil and environmental engineering Wang and his team are integrating patented sensing technology and Big Data analytics in a breakthrough project that could transform any delivery fleet, such as the U.S. Postal Service’s, into a fully automated, real-time road inspection system. Under Wang’s lead, the federally funded VOTERS (Versatile Onboard Traffic […]

Hazard Detecting Vehicles

The research developed by the VOTERS center (led by CEE Professor Ming Wang) for detecting road hazards was featured in Popular Science.

Real-World Academics

CIV Professors Ming Wang, Dionisio Bernal, and Jerome Hajjar organized the 2011 Engineering Mechanics Institute Conference which focused on academic research and real-world applications.

Six Faculty Named 2010 Outstanding Teachers of the College of Engineering

Congratulations to the following faculty, who were identified by our students as Outstanding Teachers of the College of Engineering for 2010: Dionisio Bernal, Daniel Dulaski, Philip Larese-Casanova, Thomas Sheahan, Ming Wang, and Mishac Yegian.

Civil Faculty Win $9 Million NIST Grant to Study Infrastructure Conditions

The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) announced nine awards for new research projects to develop advanced sensing technologies that would enable timely and detailed monitoring and inspection of the structural health of bridges, roadways and water systems that comprise a significant component of the nation's public infrastructure.

Trying to Keep the World Structurally Sound

Civil and Environmental Engineering Professor Ming Wang has received funding from NSF, FHWA, and NIST to develop sensors for bridges and roadways to keep them safe. Wang is internationally recognized as in expert in monitoring the structural health of bridges, tunnels, and other infrastructure.

$9 Million Grant Awarded to Assess the Condition of Bridges and Roadways

The VOTERS (Versatile Onboard Traffic Embedded Roaming Sensors) project, led by Prof. Ming Wang and Sara Wadia-Fascetti, will gather accurate, up-to-date condition information on roadways and bridges using compact instrument packages installed in cars and trucks.