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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.

Lee-Parsons Receives 2020 ACORN Innovation Award

ChE/COS Associate Professor Carolyn Lee-Parsons received a 2020 ACORN Innovation Award from The Massachusetts Technology Transfer Center for her project entitled “The Production of Chemotherapeutic Drugs from the Periwinkle Plant”.

ChE Alumna Discusses Career Journey

Pik Leng Wong, MS, Chemical Engineering, 2001 and BS, Chemical Engineering, 1999—Pik Leng Wong graduated from the Chemical Engineering BS/MS program in 2001. Pik Leng recently recounted her BS/MS experience at NU, with her Advisor Prof. Carolyn Lee-Parsons, and how it prepared her for her industrial career. How has your Bachelor’s education at Northeastern prepared […]

Lee-Parsons Wins Excellence in Teaching Award

Chemical Engineering Associate Professor Carolyn Lee-Parsons recently received the Northeastern University Excellence in Teaching Award. Nominations for the Excellence in Teaching Awards are made by students. They consider several criteria, including depth of knowledge in the subject; ability to provide effective links among course content, research, and experiential learning; and the rigor of course content. The award […]

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.

Belmont Resident Delivered Keynote Speech at the Interdisciplinary Plant Science Symposium

ChE/COS Associate Professor Carolyn W.T. Lee-Parsons was featured in the Belmont Patch after giving the Keynote Speech at the Interdisciplinary Plant Science Symposium.

Deb Pano and Dr. Diana Bernal-Franco Win Advanced Research/Creative Endeavors Grant from Northeastern University

After over a year of research, ChE BS/MS student Deb Pano and Postdoctoral Research Associate Dr. Diana Bernal-Franco were awarded an Endeavor Grant from Northeastern University. Both Ms. Pano and Dr. Bernal-Franco work in lab of ChE/COS Associate Professor Carolyn Lee-Parsons. Their research began with looking at the defense mechanism of the Catharanthus roseus plant, […]

Lee-Parsons Selected as NEASPB Keynote Speaker

ChE Associate Professor Carolyn W.T. Lee-Parsons gave the keynote speech on "Engineering the Production of Medicinal Natural Products from Plant Tissue Culture" at the Interdisciplinary Plant Science Symposium at the Northeast Regional American Society of Plant Biology Meeting.

Northeastern iGEM Team to Compete in iGEM Jamboree

The NU-iGEM Team led by ChE/COE Associate Professor Carolyn Lee-Parsons competed in the International Genetically Engineered Machine (iGEM) Jamboree.

Congratulations Caroline Webb

Caroline Webb, a student of Chemical Engineering, is the recipient of a 2014 Provost Undergraduate Research Award in the amount of $1,000. Recipients of this award are funded by the Provost's Office and are overseen by full-time Northeastern faculty members. Students are also encouraged to present the results of their research at campus-wide events such as RISE, which […]

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 […]

FY13 TIER 1 Award Recipients

27 COE faculty and affiliates were recipients of FY13 TIER 1 Interdisciplinary Research Seed Grants for 21 different research projects.

Cancer Fighting Flowers

ChE Associate Professor Carolyn Lee-Parsons is using a $550K NSF grant to develop a method to boost the production of anti-cancer drugs that are produced by the Madagascar periwinkle plant.

Extracting the Cure from Flowers

ChE Associate Professor Carolyn Lee-Parsons has received a $550K NSF grant to increase the production of highly-valued medicinal alkaloids from the Madagascar periwinkle plant.