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Northeastern University’s Institute for the Wireless Internet of Things (WIOT), along with mobile and video technology research and development company InterDigital, is hosting a virtual 6G symposium to create excitement and increase public awareness and engagement in articulating a strong vision for 6G.
ECE Associate Professor Kaushik Chowdhury, Assistant Professor Pau Closas, Professor Deniz Erdogmus, Professor Tommaso Melodia, and Assistant Professor Yanzhi Wang received $1M funding from DARPA for their project titled Signal Processing in Neural Networks (SPiNN) for Wireless IoT.
Northeastern researchers are at the forefront of cybersecurity research, protecting everything from the phone in your pocket to the city of the future.
Northeastern’s GapFund360 program helps Northeastern’s researchers bridge the gap between promising lab results and demonstrating a commercially viable prototype. Awards range from $50K -$100K. Nine projects were selected from a pool of 39 applications from across the university; COE contributed 25 of the applications and seven projects were selected for funding. Congratulations to the following COE researchers whose projects were selected for Phase I or Phase II GapFund360 funding: ChE Assistant Professor Sidi Bencherif, MIE Assistant Professor Safa Jamali, ECE Assistant Professor Sarah Ostadabbas, ChE/COS Associate Professor Carolyn Lee-Parsons, ECE Professor Tommaso Melodia, ECE Associate Research Scientist Salvatore D’Oro, ECE Associate Professor Kaushik Chowdhury, ECE Principal Research Scientist Yousof Naderi, ECE Postdoc Ufuk Muncuk, ECE Professor Vincent Harris, ECE Associate Research Scientist Parisa Andalib, ECE Associate Professor Matteo Rinaldi, and ECE Research Assistant Professor Zhenyun Qian.
Computer Engineering PhD student Lorenzo Bertizzolo, along with co-authors PhD student Leonardo Bonati, ECE Research Assistant Professor Emrecan Demirors, and Professor Tommaso Melodia won the Best Paper Award at the 13th ACM Workshop on Wireless Network Testbeds, Experimental evaluation & Characterization (WiNTECH) in Los Cabos, Mexico.
ECE Professor Tommaso Melodia will be the new director of the Institute for the Wireless Internet of Things which will drive advances in the ways that people stay connected worldwide.
ECE Professor Tommaso Melodia is working with NSF and DARPA to create the next generation of wireless technology by building a testbed named Colosseum, which will be the world’s most powerful emulator of wireless systems.
ECE Assistant Professor Stratis Ioannidis is leading a $1M NSF grant, with Professors Jennifer Dy, Tommaso Melodia, Associate Professor Kaushik Chowdhury, and Assistant Professor Yanzhi Wang, to develop “Efficient and Adaptive Real-Time Learning for Next Generation Wireless Systems”.
The National Science Foundation (NSF) announced the third award in its Platforms for Advanced Wireless Research (PAWR) program. In collaboration with an industry consortium of 30 networking companies and associations, NSF is supporting the development and deployment of a new PAWR platform based in Raleigh and Cary, North Carolina – named Aerial Experimentation and Research Platform for Advanced Wireless (“AERPAW”)
ECE Professor Tommaso Melodia was appointed Editor in Chief (together with Prof. Antonio Iera from the University of Reggio Calabria, Italy), of Elsevier’s Computer Networks Journal.
ECE Professor Tommaso Melodia was awarded a patent to create an “Ultrasonic multiplexing network for implantable medical devices”.
ECE Professor Tommaso Melodia is developing methods to use sound waves to transmit data wirelessly within implantable medical devices instead of the electromagnetic radio waves used today.
A paper from ECE Professor Tommaso Melodia’s lab on “HIRO-NET: Self-Organized Robotic Mesh Networking for Internet Sharing in Disaster Scenarios” won the Best Paper Award at the 2019 IEEE 20th International Symposium on World of Wireless, Mobile and Multimedia Networks (WoWMoM).
ECE Professor Tommaso Melodia was awarded a patent for “Ultrasonic network for wearable devices.”
ECE Professor Tommaso Melodia and co-PIs Associate Professors Kaushik Chowdhury, Stefano Basagni, and Assistant Professor Jose Angel Martinez-Lorenzo were awarded a $295K grant by the Office of Naval Research for their proposal on “PROTECT: A Millimeter-wave Programmable Radio platfOrm and Tactical wirelEss Communication Testbed” as part of DOD’s Defense University Research Instrumentation Program (DURIP).
ECE Professor Tommaso Melodia is the founding director of Northeastern’s new Institute for the Wireless Internet of Things, which will help build the next generation of wireless technologies.
ECE Professor Tommaso Melodia has been selected as an IEEE Communications Society (ComSoc) Distinguished Lecturer (DL) for 2019 and 2020.
ECE Professor Tommaso Melodia has been named William Lincoln Smith Chair Professor in recognition of his significant research contributions and exceptional leadership in the field of electrical and computer engineering.
MIE/ECE Assistant Professor Jose Martinez-Lorenzo, ECE Professor Tommaso Melodia, ECE Professor Kaushik Chowdhury, ECE/MIE Professor Hanumant Singh, and CCIS/ECE Affiliated Faculty Chris Amato were awarded a $1.5M Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) grant for “Robust Decentralized Classification and Coordination Algorithms for Swarms of SUAS.”
ECE Professor Kaushik Chowdhury is leading an interdisciplinary COE team leveraging a $1.5 million DARPA grant to identify device-specific radio signals on a massive scale.
ECE Professor Tommaso Melodia and Associate Professor Matteo Rinaldi, in collaboration with Rutgers University, were awarded a $1M NSF grant for “Reliable Underwater Acoustic Video Transmission Towards Human-Robot Dynamic Interaction”.
Congratulations to the four COE teams out of eight total receiving 2018 Seed Grant funding from the Global Resilience Institute (GRI). The resilience project topics range from coastal flooding prediction to combating opioid addiction. This year’s pool of proposals was particularly robust, with submissions demonstrating both strengths in their interdisciplinary approaches and in their promise […]
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.
Northeastern researchers were prominently featured at the recent IEEE Infocom 2018 conference in Honolulu, Hawaii on April 14-19. Prof. Tommaso Melodia served as Technical Program Chair for the conference, and was recognized with the class of new 2018 IEEE Fellows in the conference opening ceremony. Prof. Kaushik Chowdhury and his team received a Best Paper […]
NSF PAWR Project Office Awards First Round of Funding for Groundbreaking Community-scale Wireless Experimental Platforms Northeastern’s College of Engineering research team, led by Tommaso Melodia, associate professor of electrical and computer engineering (ECE), together with U.S. Ignite, Inc., a nonprofit organization, was selected to direct a National Science Foundation initiative: Platforms for Advanced Wireless Research. […]
ECE Associate Professor Tommaso Melodia was awarded a patent for creating a “Method for sharing of unlicensed radio frequency bands by cellular LTE and WiFi networks”.
ECE Associate Professor Tommaso Melodia was selected as an IEEE Fellow for his contributions to underwater acoustic and multimedia networks.
ECE Associate Professor Tommaso Melodia will lead a three-year $1.57M NSF grant with Associate Professors Stefano Basagni, Matteo Rinaldi, and Professor Milica Stojanovic for the “Development of a Software-Defined Networking Testbed for the Internet of Underwater Things”.
Congratulations to all the winners of the faculty and staff awards, and to everyone for their hard work and dedication during the 2016-2017 academic school year. Faculty Fellow Edward Beighley, CEE Yun Raymond Fu, ECE Tommaso Melodia, ECE Rising Star Staff Award Erin Schnepp, Undergraduate Academic Advising Carolina Venegas-Martinez, CEE Outstanding Teachers of First Year […]
Congratulations to this year’s class of COE Faculty Fellows: Ed Beighley, Raymond Fu, and Tommaso Melodia.
The Platform for Advanced Wireless Research (PAWR) led by ECE Associate Professor Tommaso Melodia was featured in fedscoop.
ECE Associate Professor Tommaso Melodia has been named the director of research of the Project Office for an NSF initiative called Platforms for Advanced Wireless Research, or PAWR, which will disburse over the next seven years nearly $100 million in investments from the NSF and more than 25 companies and industry associations to winning teams. The NSF will fund the PAWR Project Office, or PPO, with a five-year, $6.1 million award.
ECE Associate Professor Tommaso Melodia explains the science behind the new iPhone bluetooth headphones.
ECE Associate Professor Tommaso Melodia has recently been awarded several national grants totaling over $1.2M to develop new wireless networks.
Massachusetts Technology Transfer Center (MTTC) has granted $360,000 to nine innovative projects across the Commonwealth. This program is funded by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and provides grants to university researchers to help them demonstrate the commercial viability of their technologies. Three of the Nine Organizations and researchers each receiving $40,000 in funding under the MA Seed […]
ECE Associate Professor Tommaso Melodia is working to create a wireless underwater network that could be used from everything from tsunami detection and pollution monitoring to posting about your underwater explorations.
ECE Associate Professor Tommaso Melodia, Ph.D students Emrecan Demirors & G. Enrico Santagati, and MS student Bharataj G. Shanka coauthored a paper that won a "Best Student Paper Award" at the 10th ACM International Conference on UnderWater Networks and Systems.
ECE Associate Professor Tommaso Melodia is in the news this week thanks to his pioneering research into subaquatic Wi-Fi.
18 COE faculty and affiliates were recipients of FY16 TIER 1 Interdisciplinary Research Seed Grants for 11 different projects representing over $400K dollars of investment in research.