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Using Spark Fund Award for Active Human Collagen to Promote Rapid Healing

BioE Professor Jeffrey Ruberti was able to use the Spark Funds he received earlier this year to help commercialize his methods to produce active human collagen.

2022 Spark Fund Awardees

BioE Professor Jeff Ruberti, ECE Assistant Professor Aatmesh Shrivastava, ChE Assistant Professor Benjamin Woolston, and MIE Associate Professor Yi Zheng are recipients of Spark Fund Awards, which help Northeastern researchers bridge the gap between promising lab results and demonstrating a commercially viable prototype.

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Device for Collagenous Tissue Repair

BioE Professor Jeffrey Ruberti was awarded a patent for a “Collagenous tissue repair device.”

Announcing Fall 2021 PEAK Experiences Awardees

Several engineering students and science students mentored by COE faculty are recipients of Northeastern’s Fall 2021 PEAK Experiences Awards. The PEAK Experiences Awards are a progressively structured sequence of opportunities designed to support learners as they continue climbing to new heights of achievement in undergraduate research and creative endeavor throughout their Northeastern journeys. ASCENT AWARDS […]

Summer 2021 PEAK Experiences Awardees

Congratulations to the COE student recipients of the Summer 2021 PEAK Experiences Awards. The PEAK Experiences Awards are a progressively structured sequence of opportunities designed to support learners as they continue climbing to new heights of achievement in undergraduate research and creative endeavor throughout their Northeastern journeys. BASE CAMP AWARDS Ana Salichs, E’22, “Colorimetric Assays […]

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Fostering Innovation through Collaboration

In recent years, the Kostas Research Institute located at the Innovation Campus in Burlington, Massachusetts, added an Expeditionary Cyber & Unmanned Aircraft Systems Lab—the first of its kind in the United States. Ongoing renovations also added 30,000 square feet of entrepreneurial space—the Venture Creation Center, furthering innovation opportunities for engineering faculty, students, and alumni.

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Engaging Research from the Start

Curiosity and engagement are top traits of high-potential talented students. To tap into and nurture this excitement, the College of Engineering introduced an innovative program in Fall 2020: Undergraduate Program for Leaders In Future Transformation (UPLIFT). UPLIFT Scholars are paired with a faculty mentor and work in their mentor’s lab conducting research starting their first semester of their first year of study at Northeastern.

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Ruberti Awarded Patent for Mechanochemical Collagen Assembly

BioE Professor Jeffrey Ruberti was awarded a patent for designing a “Mechanochemical collagen assembly.”

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Ruberti Awarded Grant for Low-Cost COVID-19 Diagnostics Testing

BioE Professor Jeffrey Ruberti, in collaboration with the University of California-Los Angeles and University of Massachusetts Amherst, was awarded a $150K NSF RAPID grant for “Low-Cost, Non-invasive, Fast Sample Collection System for COVID-19 Viral Load Level Diagnosis: Point-of-Care and Environmental Testing.”

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Using Collagen to Help Repair Tendons

BioE Professor Jeff Ruberti is developing a method to use collagen to help speed up the recovery after a tendon is injured.

Ruberti Awarded Patent

BioE Professor Jeffrey Ruberti was awarded a patent for creating a “Mechanochemical collagen assembly.”

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.

$1M NSF Grant to Advance the Study of Single-Molecule Research

BioE Professor Jeffrey Ruberti (co-PI) along with bioengineering affiliated and College of Science faculty, including Professor Mark Williams (PI), and Associate Professors Penny Beuning (co-PI), Meni Wanunu (co-PI), and Ke Zhang (co-PI) were awarded a $1M NSF grant for the “Acquisition of a Lumick’s SuperC-TRAP correlative optical tweezers and fluorescence microscope (CTFM) system.”

Ruberti Awarded Patent for Collagen Fibrillar Construction

BioE Professor Jeff Ruberti was awarded a patent for “Collagen fibrillar construction” that can be used for tissue engineering.

Frozen Sample Extraction

Bioengineering Professor Jeffrey Ruberti was awarded a patent for “Systems, methods, & devices for frozen sample distribution”.

Organizing Microparticles

BioE Professor Jeffrey Ruberti was awarded a patent for "Microparticle organization".

Interdisciplinary Approach to Treat Vascular Diseases

ChE Assistant Professor Eno Ebong is using interdisciplinary research to search for the cause and treat­ment of vas­cular dis­eases that cause heart attacks and strokes.

Ruberti Gets Prestigious Honor

BioE Professor Jeff Ruberti was selected to be a member of NIH’s Bioengineering of Neuroscience, Vision and Low Vision Technologies Study Section at the Center for Scientific Review.

Collagen Fibrillar Construction

MIE Professor Jeff Ruberti was awarded a patent for developing methods and compositions for organizing collagen into fibrillar networks.

Sampling Frozen Specimens

MIE Associate Professor Jeff Ruberti was awarded a patent for developing “Systems, methods, and devices for frozen sample distribution”. Much of Dr. Ruberti's research is based on biomechanics. His patent allows for the removing of a frozen sample from a frozen specimen without the specimen having to be thawed. 

Mimicking Bone Structures

MIE Associate Professor Jeff Ruberti was awarded a $300K National Science Foundation grant to study the complexities of bone material to help synthesis future composite materials. The NSF funds research and education in science and engineering, through grants, contracts, and cooperative agreements. The Foundation accounts for about 20 percent of federal support to academic institutions […]

Preserving Frozen Specimen

Mechanical and Industrial Engineering Associate Professor Jeff Ruberti was awarded a patent for his method of extracting samples from frozen specimens without having to thaw the entire specimen. Dr. Ruberti received both his BS and Ph.D. degrees in Biomedical Engineering from Tulane University in 1986 and 1998, respectively. He is also the director of EMERL, the Extracellular Matrix Engineering […]

Hernia repair, revolutionized

Each year, more than one mil­lion patients in the U.S. undergo hernia repair surgery, the most common form of which takes place in the abdomen. The injury presents itself as a weak­ness in the abdom­inal wall until ulti­mately the tissue gives way, leaving an open hole. In the most effec­tive form of surgery, the sur­geon lays […]

Ruberti Awarded Patent

MIE Associate Professor Jeff Ruberti was awarded a patent for his methods in creating “Collagen Fibrillar Construction”. Dr. Ruberti is the director of the EMERL. He has extensive industry experience having worked on helicopters at Sikorsky Aircraft, the International Space Station life support system at Hamilton Sunstrand and on polymeric systems at Cambridge Polymer Group. […]

Ruberti Gets $1.1M Grant

MIE Associate Professor Jeff Ruberti was awarded a 3-year $1.1M grant from the National Eye Institute to determine the “Mechanobiology of Matrix Production by Corneal Fibroblasts”.  As part of the federal government's National Institutes of Health (NIH), the National Eye Institute's mission is to "conduct and support research, training, health information dissemination, and other programs […]

Ruberti Gets $240K Grant

Working with Duke University, MIE Associate Professor Jeff Ruberti was awarded a 4-year $240K grant from the National Eye Institute to study lipid receptors in age-related macular degeneration. As part of the federal government's National Institutes of Health (NIH), the National Eye Institute's mission is to "conduct and support research, training, health information dissemination, and […]

Ruberti & Kowalski Awarded Patent

MIE Associate Professors Jeff Ruberti & Gregory Kowalski have been awarded a patent for creating a "Nanoloom for controlling polymer assembly". Dr. Ruberti is the director of the EMERL. He has extensive industry experience having worked on helicopters at Sikorsky Aircraft, the International Space Station life support system at Hamilton Sunstrand and on polymeric systems […]

FY12 TIER 1 Award Recipients

28 COE faculty and affiliates were recipients of FY12 TIER 1 Interdisciplinary Research Seed Grants for 18 different research projects.

Congratulations COE Award Winners

Congratulations to the recipients of this year's College of Engineering Faculty and Staff awards.

Creating Artificial Corneas

MIE Associate Professor Jeff Ruberti has been awarded a $380K grant from the National Eye Institute for his work in engineering biomimetic corneal constructs.

Breaking New Ground in Cornea Implants

MIE Associate Professor Jeff Ruberti is using “Hybrid Tissue Engineering” to create cornea tissue from collagen that can be used for human transplants.

New Interdisciplinary Bioengineering PhD program

The new Bioengineering PhD program combines biosciences and engineering together to create six immersion tracks for students to choose from.

Ruberti Receives $785K NEI Grant

Mechanical and Industrial Engineering Associate Professor Jeff Ruberti has received a 2 year $785K grant from NIH’s National Eye Institute for his continued research on Engineering Biomimetic Corneal Constructs.