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Dean Gregory D. Abowd was featured in the Autism Parenting Magazine article “25 Prominent Autism Researchers In The World.”
The most prestigious human–computer interaction conference in the world is taking place in Hamburg, Germany this month, and researchers from Khoury College, the College of Engineering, and the College of Arts, Media and Design are ready. Their work, which touches on everything from parrot socialization to deceptive dark patterns to social media misinformation, has made […]
The College of Engineering celebrated National Engineers Week with events including a ‘Break the Mold’ Fireside Chat with award-winning engineer and commentator Dr. Shini Somara and Dean Gregory Abowd; Cookies with the Dean event, which included snacks, photo and video booths, COE swag and a lot of COE pride; Breakout sessions with Shini Somara with select students and faculty showing our progressive engineering program, research, and community; and an Engineering for Everyone Expo hosted by the Center for STEM Education.
Dean Gregory D. Abowd received the Special Interest Group on Computer-Human Interaction (SIGCHI) Lifetime Research Award.
President Joseph E. Aoun and Dean Gregory D. Abowd hosted a meeting of the Council of Chinese American Deans and Presidents on September 30, 2022. President Aoun discusses the future of higher ed with Council of Chinese American Deans and Presidents Group of Council of Chinese American Deans and Presidents members pose with Joseph E. […]
Gregory Abowd, dean of the College of Engineering and professor of ECE, was awarded the UbiComp 10-year Impact Award for his paper “What Next, Ubicomp?: Celebrating an Intellectual Disappearing Act.” The UbiComp conference series is the premiere venue for researchers and practitioners interested in all aspects of ubiquitous and pervasive computing.
Groundbreaking research on flexible photodetectors with computational powers by Canek Fuentes-Hernandez, associate professor, electrical and computer engineering (ECE), and Gregory D. Abowd, dean of the College of Engineering and professor of ECE, has been published in npj Flexible Electronics. The researchers developed a new approach to achieve motion and gesture recognition using arrays of thin and flexible organic photodetectors distributed in space.
Michael Silevitch, Robert D. Black Distinguished Professor of ECE, has been awarded $36 million over 10 years to lead a new Department of Homeland Security (DHS) multi-institutional Center of Excellence, SENTRY (Soft target Engineering to Neutralize the Threat Reality). SENTRY will develop a “Virtual Sentry” system that provides just-in-time information to key decision makers to protect civilian soft targets such as transit stations and schools, and crowded spaces such as stadiums from covert threats.
ECE Professor Michael Silevitch will lead a new Massachusetts program, AI Jumpstart, to connect small business owners in the state with academic faculty experts to learn how machine learning can grow their companies. Northeastern received a $2.2 million state grant that will be used primarily for high-speed computer equipment and also to provide for faculty consultants, both of which will be available to selected companies to get the pilot effort up and running. Northeastern kicked in an additional $2 million, raising the program’s total value to more than $4 million.
Gregory Abowd is the new dean of the College of Engineering. In this Q&A, he shares his background and research, the importance of an interdisciplinary approach, as well as plans for leading the College into the future.
Gregory D. Abowd joined Northeastern University as Dean of the College of Engineering and Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering in March 2021.