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Vincent Harris Named Senior Member of The National Academy of Inventors

University Distinguished and William Lincoln Smith Professor Vincent Harris of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at Northeastern University has been named a Senior Member of the National Academy of Inventors.

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Using Hexaferrite Compositions for Electrical Devices in the High Frequency Range

ECE Professor Vincent Harris was awarded a patent for “Mo-doped Co2Z-type ferrite composite material for use ultra-high frequency antennas”.

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Harris Named Jefferson Science Fellow by the National Academies of Science and Engineering

University Distinguished and William Lincoln Smith Chair Professor Vincent Harris, electrical and computer engineering, has been named a 2020-21 Jefferson Science Fellow.

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Eight COE Projects Selected for GapFund360

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.

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Vince Harris Selected as Distinguished Fellow of IETI

ECE Professor Vincent Harris was Selected as a Distinguished Fellow of the International Engineering and Technology Institute.

Harris to Deliver Two Keynote Addresses to 2019 International Conferences

University Distinguished Professor and W.L. Smith Chair Vincent Harris of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering will deliver two keynote addresses at the 10th International Conference on Materials for Advanced Technologies and the 11th International Conference on High-Performance Ceramics in 2019 on the topic of advanced functional ceramics.

Harris to Contribute to Two Journal Jubilees

ECE Professor Vincent Harris has been invited to contribute to the 30th jubilee for the Journal of Superconductivity and Novel Magnetism and the 60th jubilee for the Journal of Alloys and Compounds.

ECE Faculty and Students Receive Funding From CRI

Four faculty members will have projects funded by Northeastern through the Center for Research innovation as part of a new funding initiative administered by the Center for Research Innovation. For a full description, please see this CRI announcement page. The projects and faculty awarded include: Battery-less Infrared Sensor Tags for Reliable Occupancy Sensing (BISTROS)Matteo Rinaldi, Zhenyun […]

Professor Harris and PhD Student Receive Project Funding From GAP-360

University Distinguished Professor and William Lincoln Smith Chair Professor Vincent Harris and his PhD Student, Parisa Andalib, will head a recently funded project by GAP-360. This project will receive 50k as part of the first phase.  Abstract: Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) is an important medical tool for early diagnosis of disease. However, the efficacy for […]

Five COE Projects Selected for GapFund360

Congratulations to ECE Associate Professors Kaushik Chowdhury, Raymond Fu, Matteo Rinaldi, ECE Professor Vincent Harris, and BioE Professor Jeff Ruberti whose projects were selected for Phase 1 2018 funding by Northeastern’s GapFund360 program.

Developing Alternatives to Rare Earth Materials

ChE/MIE Professor Laura Lewis and ECE Professor Vincent Harris are working on alternatives to rare-earth metals which are used from everything from smartphones to guided missiles to reduce our reliance on China.

Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation

ECE Professor Vincent Harris was awarded a patent for his “Device and method for deep transcranial magnetic stimulation”.

Harris Receives $8M DARPA Grant for MAGNETS

ECE/ChE Professor Vincent Harris received, in collaboration with Quorvo, an $8M DARPA grant (2017-2019) for the project “MAgnetics on GaN for Next GEneration T/R Systems (MAGNETS),” which involves the Integration of active and passive elements in GaN-based transmit and receive modules.

Faculty and Staff Awards 2016

2016 Faculty and Staff Awards Congratulations to all the winners of the faculty and staff awards, and to everyone for their hard work and dedication during the 2015-2016 academic school year. Faculty Fellow Kaushik Chowdhury, ECE Carol Livermore, MIE Marilyn Minus, MIE Rising Star Staff Award Gabrielle Fiorenza, Co-op Nicole Nightingale, Dean’s Office Outstanding Teachers […]

Harris Begins Fulbright Fellowship

ECE & ChE Professor Vincent Harris begins his month long Fulbright Fellowship at Sri Lanka's Wayamba University Nanotechnology Center starting on May 1, 2016.

When will Drone Delivery Become a Reality

ECE & ChE Professor Vincent Harris explains what obstacles companies must address before they can make using drones to make deliveries a reality.

Professor Harris Named Fellow of the AAAS

ECE & ChE Professor Vincent Harris has been named a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).

Harris Receives Distinguished Scientist/Engineer Award

ECE & ChE Professor Vincent Harris is a recipient of the 2016 TMS Functional Materials Division Distinguished Scientist/Engineer Award.

Patent for Harris & Vittoria

ECE Professors Vincent Harris & Carmine Vittoria awarded patent for “Voltage tuning of microwave magnetic devices using magnetoelectric transducers”.

Using Drones to Spot Sharks

ECE & ChE Professor Vincent Harris was interviewed by WCVB on the use of drones to spot sharks off the coast of beaches.

Harris Selected for Fulbright

ECE & ChE Professor Vincent Harris has been selected as a Fulbright Fellow at the Nano-Technology Research Lab at the Wayamba University in Sri Lanka.

Harris awarded Patent for High Performance Magnets

ECE & ChE Professor Vincent Harris was awarded a patent for creating Cobalt Carbide-Based Nanoparticle Permanent Magnet Materials.

Harris Given Lee Hsun Award

Electrical and Computer Engineering and Chemical Engineering Professor Vincent Harris was honored by the Institute of Metal Research with the Lee Hsun Lecture Award, for his significant contributions to the field of materials science and engineering. During his visit to the Institute of Metal Research, Prof. Harris exchanged his opinions on the research fields like non-rare-earth permanent materials […]

Fueling Economic Growth

ECE & ChE Professor Vincent Harris’s company Metamagnetics, which develops radar and communication electronics for military applications, is a prime example of small companies fueling economic growth. Source: News @ Northeastern Uni­ver­sity Dis­tin­guished Pro­fessor Vin­cent Harris had been devel­oping novel mate­rials at the Naval Research Lab­o­ra­tory for almost 15 years when he founded Meta­m­ag­netics, a small […]

Congratulations COE Award Winners

Congratulations to the recipients of this year's College of Engineering Faculty and Staff awards. Outstanding Teachers of First Year Engineering Students: Thomas Gilbert, Chemistry; Susan Freeman, Engineering; John Lindhe, Mathematics; Bala Maheswaran, Physics  Martin W. Essigmann Outstanding Teaching Award: Nader Jalili, MIE; Carolyn Lee-Parsons, ChE  Outstanding Cooperative Education Coordinator Award: George Kent, ECE Outstanding Staff Award: Tracy Bourassa, ARC; Faith […]

Inventing a Better Antenna

Electrical and Computer Engineering Professors Carmine Vittoria & Vincent Harris were awarded a patent for creating an “Antenna Module having Reduced Size, High Gain, and Increased Power Efficiency”.  Carmine Vittoria received his PH.D. in applied quantum physics from Yale University in 1970. He was employed at the Naval Research Laboratory as a physicist. Topics of research […]

Reinventing The Magnet

ChE Professor Laura Lewis and ECE Professor Vince Harris have received a $3.5M DOE grant to create a rare-earth-free magnet as part of the Rare Earth Alternatives in Critical Technologies (REACT) Program.

Harris is Top in the World

ECE Professor Vincent Harris has been identified to be in the top 1% of the world's most cited scientists from 2000-2010. His top 50 papers have been cited on average more than 44 times each.

Harris Selected as Klein Lecturer

ECE Professor Vincent Harris has been selected as this year’s Robert D. Klein University Lecturer. This award honors faculty members who have contributed to their field of study and share the fruits of that scholarship with the University and the general public.

Prof. Vittoria and Harris receive an additional $250K NSF Grant

ECE Professors Carmine Vittoria and Vincent Harris received another NSF grant to continue their work with single phase magnetolelectric materials at room temperature using cation engineered hexaferrite structures.

Harris Wins Vision Award

Richard Harris was the unanimous choice by the John D. O’Bryant African American Institute for the Vision Award which is given to an individual who best exemplifies unusual courage and conviction, foresight, and leadership in championing quality education, human rights, and leadership for positive community change.

Harris Receives Social Justice Award

Richard Harris, the Director of Multicultural Engineering, won the Faculty/Staff Award as part of the 2010 Excellence in Social Justice Awards.

Prof. Harris and Vittoria receive $375K DARPA Grant

ECE Professors Vincent Harris and Carmine Vittoria have received a $375K DARPA grant for creating low frequency magnetic field sensors for the detection of IED and other terrorist threats.

Prof. Harris and Vittoria receive $400K NSF Grant

ECE Professors Vincent Harris and Carmine Vittoria received a $400K NSF grant to study electric field tunable microwave magnetic passive devices.

Prof. Harris and Vittoria receives $1.4M for research on magnetics

Professors Vince Harris and Carmine Vittoria receive $1.4M from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), Navy, and Air Force for advanced magnets and their use in next generation microwave electronics.

Northeastern to co-lead workshop on Advanced Magnetic Materials and their Applications with India

Laura H Lewis, Cabot Professor and chair of Chemical Engineering, Vincent G. Harris, William Lincoln Smith Chair and director of the CM3IC, and research scientist Dr. C.N. Chinnasamy, will co-lead a joint Indo-US “Conference on New Directions and Novel Applications in Magnetism” at the Indian Institute of Technology-Bombay (IITB), March 1 – 4, 2009.

Green and Inexpensive SuperMagnets

The Center for Microwave Magnetic Materials and Integrated Circuits has developed a green, one-step process for creating samarium cobalt permanent magnets that could usher in a new breed of hybrid automobiles using smaller, inexpensive motors. Rare earth permanent magnets could enable smaller, higher-performance motors and power generators. The rub is that they require an expensive, […]