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Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU Pathways) completes 10 week Boston program

MIE Professor Ibrahim Zeid and STEM Executive Director Claire Duggan led a 10-week NSF-funded REU program called “REU Pathways,” which mentors community college students in engineering research.

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Lewis Elevated to IEEE Fellow

Distinguished University and Cabot Professor Laura Lewis, ChE/MIE, was elevated to an IEEE Fellow for contributions to the design of magneto-functional materials.

2022 Stanford University Annual Assessment of Author Citations

The following COE professors are among the top scientists worldwide selected by Stanford University representing the top 2 percent of the most-cited scientists with single-year impact in various disciplines. The selection is based on the top 100,000 by c-score (with and without self-citations) or a percentile rank of 2% or above. The list below includes […]

Accelerating the Production of Tetratenite as Alternative to Rare-Earth Magnets

Distinguished University and Cabot Professor Laura Lewis, ChE/MIE, has developed a method to create tetratenite as an alternative to rare-earth magnets, which she was recently awarded a patent for.

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ChE/MIE’s Lewis Awarded $2.1 M for Novel Magnetic Materials

Distinguished University and Cabot Professor Laura Lewis, ChE/MIE, is leading a $2.1M Department of Energy grant, in collaboration with the University of Delaware, the Northeastern University Physics department, and the University of Warwick, UK, for “Designing Strong Stability in Non-Critical and Rare-Earth-Lean Magnetic Materials.”

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Manufacturing Efficient Magnetic Materials

Distinguished University and Cabot Professor Laura Lewis, ChE/MIE, in collaboration with the University of Warwick, UK, was awarded a $900K NSF grant for “Multi-Driver Furnace Processing of Magneto-Functional Materials.”

FY22 TIER 1 Award Recipients

Congratulations to the 17 COE faculty and affiliates who were recipients of FY22 TIER 1 Interdisciplinary Research Seed Grants for 11 different projects.

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Creating, Probing and Confirming Tetragonality in Bulk FeNi Alloys

Distinguished University and Cabot Professor Laura Lewis, ChE/MIE, was published in Acta Materialia for research on “Creating, probing and confirming tetragonality in bulk FeNi alloys”.

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Developing Materials to Incorporate into Coatings to Kill the COVID-19 Virus on Surfaces for Public Spaces

Distinguished University and Cabot Professor Laura Lewis, ChE/MIE, was awarded a $200K NSF RAPID grant for “Lattice-Defective Copper Oxides as a Biocidal Tool for COVID-19 and Beyond.”

Creating Rare Earth-Free Permanent Magnets

ChE/MIE Professor Laura Lewis was awarded a patent for developing a method to create “Rare earth-free permanent magnetic material”.

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.

Prof. Laura H. Lewis Selected for the 2018 Mechanical Engineering Academy of Distinguished Alumni Honorees at UT – Austin

The University of Texas at Austin has selected ChE/MIE Professor Laura Lewis as one of the “2018 Mechanical Engineering Academy of Distinguished Alumni Honorees”.

Honoring Highest Achievements

Congratulations to the COE faculty and students that were honored at the 2018 Academic Honors Convocation.

Laura Lewis Appointed University Distinguished Professor

ChE/MIE Professor Laura Lewis has been appointed the rank of University Distinguished Professor, the highest honor the university can bestow upon a faculty member.

Laura Lewis Invited to Lecture at Magnetism Winter School in Bangkok, Thailand

ChE/MIE Professor Laura Lewis was one of the invited speakers during the Magnetism Winter School 2018.

Ian McDonald awarded Judge’s Choice in "Magnetism as Art" Showcase

Interdisciplinary PhD student Ian J McDonald of the Nanomagnetism Group, led by ChE/MIE Professor Laura H. Lewis, won the Judge’s Choice in the “Magnetism as Art” Showcase at the Annual Conference on Magnetism and Magnetic Materials.

Lejeune Awarded Department of Energy SCGSR Research Fellowship

Chemical Engineering PhD candidate Brian Lejeune has been awarded DOE Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) Fellowship. Brian is advised by Cabot Professor Laura Lewis holding joint appointments in ChE and MIE. The SCGSR Fellowship will enable him to continue his research on Composition-Lattice Interactions in Intermetallic Ferromagnetic Systems for a period of six months […]

Lewis Wins Fulbright Award to Advance Magnetic Materials Research

ChE/MIE Professor Laura Lewis has won a Fulbright Award in Spain to advance her research in magnetic materials. Source: News @ Northeastern Laura Lewis, Cabot Professor in the College of Engineering at Northeastern, has received a Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program grant for a research project in Spain that will advance her already expansive scholarship in […]

Lewis Selected as APS Fellow

ChE & MIE Professor Laura Lewis was selected as an American Physical Society fellow.

Lewis to Give Plenary Speech at Thermag VII

ChE & MIE Professor Laura Lewis will give a plenary speech on “Multivariable tuning and optimization in selected magnetostructural systems” at the 7th International Conference on Magnetic Refrigeration at Room Temperature.

Lewis Awarded $200K NSF Grant

ChE & MIE Professor Laura Lewis was awarded a $200K NSF grant for "Sustainable Permanent Magnets For Advanced Applications".

Funding Clean Technology

ChE professor Laura Lewis and ECE professor Ali Abur are on a list of innovative cleantech inititatives that might be funded by the Breakthrough Energy Coalition led by Bill Gates.

A New Type of Magnet

Chemical Engineering Professor Laura Lewis’s research into creating new supermagnets to replace rare-earth magnets was featured by the Boston Globe.  Lewis uses modern equipment to synthesise magnets that have the same properties as rare minerals, while China struggles to solve issues with control of mineral trade.

Excellence in Research

ChE Professor Laura Lewis is a recipient of the Northeastern Excellence in Research and Creative Activity Award which honors outstanding research of national and international significance. Dr. Lewis’ research focuses on electronic nanomaterials and magnetic materials.

Recreating the Magnet

ChE Professor Laura Lewis was featured by NewScientist for her research in creating a non-rare earth magnet that are increasing needed in green technologies. Each week New Scientist reaches a global audience of over 3 million intelligent, highly engaged readers through its print and digital channels.

Making Impossible Possible

ChE Professor Laura Lewis was featured by National Geographic for her work with ARPA-E in creating a rare- earth free magnet currently only found in meteorites.

Top of the Magnetic Class

The article written by ChE PhD graduate Brian Plouffe, Associate Professor Shashi Murthy & Professor Laura Lewis on "Thermomagnetic determination of Fe3O4 magnetic nanoparticle diameters for biomedical applications" was one of the top 25 articles of 2011!

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.

Combining Fields of Study

PhD graduate Brian Plouffe was able to expand on the research interests of ChE Associate Professor Shashi Murthy and Professor Laura Lewis to create a miniaturized version of a magnet-activated cell sorting (MACS) device to detect cancer cells.

Creating the Super Magnet

ChE Professor and Chair Laura Lewis has received an $155K NSF grant to use high-anisotropy L10 materials to create rare-earth-free permanent magnets materials.

Redeveloping the Magnet

ChE Chair Laura Lewis is leading a group developing environmentally friendly magnets that do not rely on the rare earth elements (REEs) that are currently required to create supermagnets for clean energy products.

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.