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Rich Harris Receives 2 NSBE Honors

Assistant Dean Richard Harris was selected as a STEM Advocate 2019 Honoree by the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) Boston and received the NSBE 2019 Golden Torch Award as a Minority Engineering Program Director of the Year for 2018-2019.

Northeastern to Host LSAMP’s Bridge to the Doctorate Program under $1M NSF Grant

Provost and MIE Professor James Bean (PI) and co-PI Professors Barbara Guthrie (Bouvé), Carla Mattos (COS), Hameed Metghalchi (MIE), and Benjamin Hescott (CCIS), along with collaborators Richard Harris, COE Assistant Dean and Director of the Northeastern University Program in Multicultural Engineering, and Sara Wadia-Fascetti, Vice Provost of the PhD Network and CEE Professor, were awarded a $1M NSF grant for the “Strategic Advancement of Rising Scholars (STARS) Nominated by the Northeast Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (NE-LSAMP).”

LSAMP Scholars Participate in International Research in China

As part of a $3.5M NSF grant led by Assistant Dean Richard Harris and MIE Professor Hameed Metghalchi, in collaboration with five other universities, a group of LSAMP Scholars participated for the first time in international research at the Shanghai Jiao Tong University in China.

S-POWER Program to Increase STEM and Energy fields

ECE Professor Bradley Lehman, MIE Associate Professor Marilyn Minus, Assistant Dean Richard Harris, and STEM Director Claire Duggan were awarded a 5-year $5M NSF grant to develop a "Student Pathways Opening World Energy Resources (S-POWER)" program.

REU for Data-Driven Discovery

ECE Professor David Kaeli was awarded a $360K NSF grant to develop an REU site to provide students exploring big data problems access to state-of-the-art high performance computing resources.

COE Undergraduate Research Journal Seeking Submissions

Undergrads can now submit to the first edition of Embark: Northeastern Undergraduate Engineering Review This is a journal dedicated to publishing papers authored by COE undergrads and to exposing students to the paper review process typical to professional journals. If interested, please fill out the survey found at the following link to stay updated:  Please send any questions to  Submitting […]


Congratulations to the winners of the 2015 ‘Center for Ocean Science Education Excellence – Technology & Engineering for Knowledge (COSEE-TEK)’ Design Project.

Using Drones for Business

ECE & ChE Professor Vincent Harris interviewed by American Express OPEN Forum on the use of Drones for Business.

Cultural immersion sparks innovation

As part of Northeastern’s inau­gural Dia­logue of Inno­va­tion and Civ­i­liza­tion pro­gram, more than a dozen stu­dents devel­oped sus­tain­able solu­tions to a range of eco­nomic and agri­cul­tural chal­lenges facing farmers in Cameroon. The pro­gram, set in the town of Bali, was estab­lished and launched by the Col­lege of Engi­neering this summer. Over a six-​​week period, stu­dents worked with more […]

Harris Selected as Fellow

Assistant Dean Richard Harris will be inducted in April as a Fellow of the Massachusetts Academy of Sciences for his extraordinary scientific accomplishments and service to the science community and the public. Each year, the Massachusetts Academy of Sciences honors distinguished individuals through its Fellows Program. The awardees constitute a select and prestigious community of […]