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Mechanical engineering graduate student Haonan Fan, PhD’24, received the 2023 Best Paper Award of the ASME Design Engineering Division for “DC Motor Velocity Control with Integral Retarded Controller Under Unintentional Delay” at the 2023 ASME International Design Engineering Technical Conferences & Computers and Information in Engineering Conference held in Boston this year. The paper was […]
Four project teams from across the country came together for the first time at the U.S. Army Armor and Cavalry collection in Fort Moore, Georgia for a Technical Exchange Meeting. These projects assist the Army by increasing capabilities to assess AI in the future, while letting students and faculty learn directly from soldiers about the operation of ground combat vehicles.
The Kostas Research Institute (KRI) at Northeastern University has been awarded $13 million by the U.S. Army Research Laboratory for foundational research into Cognitive Distributed Sensing in Congested Radio Frequency Environments. KRI and five partner institutions will conduct innovative research to enable technologies in distributed machine learning, signal processing algorithms, and computational, sensing, and communication hardware infrastructure for distributed sensing and communication.
Several engineering students and science students mentored by COE faculty are recipients of Northeastern’s Spring 2023 PEAK Experiences Awards. Base Camp Awardees Sophia Nguyen COE’26, “Neuromodulation of Motor Cortex’s Response to Different Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation Pulse Waveforms” Mentor: Mathew Yarossi, Bouvé, Physical Therapy/Movement/Rehab Science This project seeks to use transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS), a noninvasive […]
The following COE professors are among the top scientists worldwide selected by Stanford University representing the top 2 percent of the most-cited scientists with single-year impact in various disciplines. The selection is based on the top 100,000 by c-score (with and without self-citations) or a percentile rank of 2% or above. The list below includes […]
MIE Professor Rifat Sipahi and mechanical engineering student Xu Wang, PhD’25, have been studying firearm background checks to determine trends in gun acquisitions. What is driving gun purchases in the US? It may have to do with who is in the White House Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images It’s well reasoned that there are more […]
Congratulations to all the winners of the faculty and staff awards, and to everyone for their hard work and dedication during the 2021-2022 academic school year.
Several engineering students and science students mentored by COE faculty are recipients of Northeastern’s Spring 2022 PEAK Experiences Awards.
In many ways, mechanical engineers are like superheroes. They look like you or me out on the street, but when they get to work they can solve almost any problem, big or small. Gabrielle Whittle, E’21, a senior majoring in mechanical engineering at Northeastern, comes by her interest in mechanical engineering naturally. Her father is […]
MIE Professor Rifat Sipahi was awarded a patent for “Validating and computing stability limits of human-in-the-loop adaptive control systems”.
The article entitled “Media coverage and firearm acquisition in the aftermath of a mass shooting” and authored by Porfiri (NYU), Sattanapalle (NYU), Nakayama (NYU), Macinko (UCLA) and MIE Professor Rifar Sipahi was featured on the cover of Nature Human Behaviour.
MIE Professor Rifat Sipahi and co-authors from NYU and UCLA published the article “Media coverage and firearm acquisition in the aftermath of a mass shooting” in Nature Human Behaviour, which was also featured in the NYU article “Mathematics Ties Media Coverage of Gun Control to Upticks in Gun Purchases”.
MIE Professor Rifat Sipahi published “Mastering Frequency Domain Techniques for the Stability Analysis of LTI Time Delay Systems” with the Society of Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM).
MIE Professor Rifat Sipahi is working with biology professor Gunther Zupanc to determine why certain cancer tumors grow back. This might be why some tumors grow back aggressively after cancer treatments Many of the commonly used cancer treatments, such as radiation or chemotherapy, kill tumor cells. But sometimes, after those cells have died and been […]
MIE Associate Professor Rifat Sipahi is designing algorithms to allow robots, such as drones and self-driving cars, to connect better with other robots despite communication delays. Source: News @ Northeastern Fully autonomous robots, such as drones and self-driving cars, are no longer a thing of the future. But hurdles remain before they completely integrate into […]
The Center for STEM Education kicked off its 2017 Young Scholars Program on June 26, 2017, with 26 budding scientists and engineers from high schools at a variety of cities and towns in the Greater Boston area.
MIE Associate Professor Rifat Sipahi has achieved the rank of Senior Member of the IEEE, an honor bestowed only to those who have made significant contributions to the profession. Only about 8% of over 400,000 members attain this membership grade.
MIE Associate Professor Rifat Sipahi was selected to receive the 2015 ASME Dynamic Systems and Control Division Outstanding Young Investigator Award.
Biology Professor Gunther Zupanc and MIE Associate Professor Rifat Sipahi were awarded a $389K NSF grant to develop "A Three-dimensional Model of Spinal Cord Growth and Repair in a Regeneration-competent Organism".
The COE Undergraduate Research Lab fair gathered hundreds of students eager to learn about the research opportunities available to them.
MIE Associate Professor Rifat Sipahi was awarded a $293K NSF grant for his "Graph-Based Control Design for Network Dynamics with Time Delays".
MIE Associate Professor Rifat Sipahi has been selected as a Fellow of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME). Dr. Sipahi was also the recipient of the DARPA Young Faculty Award and the Martin W. Essigmann Outstanding Teaching Award of the College of Engineering, both in 2011.
When Mohit Bhardwaj was a freshman in high school he traveled from his home in Lusaka, Zambia to Boston. with Lead America. For nine days, he and a group of 19 other students from around the globe studied leadership and engineering at Olin college. They learned to work on teams building Lego robots, popsicle stick […]
Approximately 12 million people in the U.S. are affected by uncontrolled tremors as a result of neurological disorders such as Parkinson’s disease. From buttoning a shirt to writing a note, uncontrollably shaky hands make it difficult to complete some of the most basic tasks that most of us take for granted, according to fifth-year engineering […]
A young man’s hand movements and body temperature are being tracked as he gesticulates while discussing his research with another student. Elsewhere in the room, someone stares at a computer screen while wearing a cap connected to dozens of electrodes. Next to him, someone else handles a cup outfitted with an internal gyroscope. This was […]
MIE Assistant Professors Rifat Sipahi & Andrew Gouldstone and Senior Academic Specialist Beverly Jaeger received a $270K NSF grant to create a “Smart Pen” to assist people with fine motor control disorders.
MIE Assistant Professor Rifat Sipahi received a $300K DARPA grant for his research “Model-Free Algorithms to Assist and Control Human-Task Missions against Dynamic Environments.”
MIE Assistant Professor Rifat Sipahi and Associate Professor Nader Jalili received a $40K grant from MathWorks to develop a new hands-on mechatronics course using MathWorks products.
Congratulations to the recipients of this year's College of Engineering Faculty and Staff awards.
MIE Assistant Professor Rifat Sipahi has developed an “intelligent” algorithm that takes into account time delays in areas such as traffic flow, supply chain management, and human biology.
MIE Assistant Professor Rifat Sipahi’s article “Stability and Stabilization of Systems with Time Delay, Limitations and Opportunities” is featured on the cover of the IEEE Control Systems Magazine.
MIE Assistant Professor Rifat Sipahi has been awarded a $100K NSF grant to create a portable, low-cost mechatronics based device capable of writing Braille letters for the blind.
MIE Assistant Professor Rifat Sipahi has been awarded a $200K NSF grant to reveal the complex interplay between the topology, time delays, and the stability of dynamical systems that couple across networks. The project will have impacts in the fields of networked control systems, human-in-the-loop dynamics and epidemiology.