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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.

Research to Help Add Solar to the Grid

ECE Professor Ali Abur was awarded a $792K grant from the Enabling Extreme Real-time Grid Integration of Solar Energy (ENERGISE) funding program.

$2.5M NSF grant for Critical Infrastructure Resilience

ECE professors Mario Sznaier, Octavia Camps, Ali Abur, & Edmund Yeh, MIE assistant professor Jacqueline Griffin, CEE professor Jerome Hajjar, COS professor Lisa Feldman Barrett, CCIS professor Stacy Marsella, and Kostas director Peter Boynton were awarded a $2.5M NSF grant for the “Identification and Control of Uncertain, Highly Interdependent Processes Involving Humans with Applications to […]

Congratulations PES Scholars

ECE students Melissa Healy, Emily Pankosky, Elizabeth Amyouny, Alyssa Bezreh, Drew HasBrouck, and Sydnee Mizuno were selected as 2015/16 PES Scholarship Plus recipients.

Funding Clean Technology

ChE professor Laura Lewis and ECE professor Ali Abur are on a list of innovative cleantech inititatives that might be funded by the Breakthrough Energy Coalition led by Bill Gates.

Abur Receives PES Award

ECE professor Ali Abur is the recipient of the 2014 IEEE Power & Energy Society Outstanding Power Engineering Educator Award.  Dr. Abur has been a part of the Northeastern community since 2005 as a professor. Since then, his research in the area of power systems has been widely published. He is also a Fellow of […]

ECE Professor Ali Abur Named Winner of 2014 IEEE Power & Energy Society Outstanding Power Engineering Educator Award

ECE Prof. Ali Abur whose expertise includes fault identification in transmissions and distribution networks, power system state estimation, and visualization of power system operation—has been named the 2014 winner of the IEEE PES Outstanding Power Engineering Educator Award. He joins a distinguished cohort of PES scholars providing excellence in engineering education.

Congratulations PES Scholars

ECE students Alyssa Bezreh, Neel Shah, & Sahil Maripuri were selected as 2013/14 PES Scholarship Plus recipients which supports students interested in the power and energy industry. In 2013-14 academic year, a total of 228 undergraduate students have been selected as IEEE Power and Energy Society Scholars. In addition Sahil Maripuri was one of seven […]

Ali Abur creates a more efficient grid

Ali Abur, professor and chair of electrical and computer engineering In the next decade, power generation from renewable energy is expected to grow significantly in the U.S. But those resources—solar and wind—are concentrated in the Southwest and the Great Plains, while most of the country’s electricity is consumed across time zones on the coasts. Matching […]

Improving Power Systems

ECE professors Ali Abur and Hanoch Lev-Ari were awarded a $400K NSF grant to use synchronized measurements to determine where faults are in power systems. The National Science Foundation (NSF) is an independent federal agency created by Congress in 1950 "to promote the progress of science; to advance the national health, prosperity, and welfare; to […]

Summer in the engineering lab

More than 20 under­grad­uate stu­dents from eight col­leges and uni­ver­si­ties throughout the country pre­sented a host of inno­v­a­tive research projects on Thursday after­noon at North­eastern University. The projects, ranging from improving breast cancer imaging to pre­venting the pro­gres­sive col­lapse of large con­crete build­ings, rep­re­sented the cul­mi­na­tion of Northeastern’s 10-​​week Research Expe­ri­ence for Under­grad­u­ates Pro­grams, which […]

Building a Better Tomorrow

ECE professors Ali Abur, Hanoch Lev-Ari, and former COE professor Alex Stankovic secured a $2.3M grant from the NSF and the Dept. of Energy to help develop the nation’s next generation of electric power transmission grids. Source: News @ Northeastern