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Feb 08, 2024

Fall 2023 Spark Fund Awardee

ChE Assistant Professor Sara Hashmi has received a second Spark Fund Award from the Center of Research Innovation. The goal of the award is to advance a technology or suite of technologies from academia towards commercialization.

Chemical Engineering

Feb 08, 2024

Using Spark Fund Awards to Optimize Drug Delivery

ChE Professor Rebecca Carrier is using the Spark Funds she received earlier this year to develop an algorithm-driven, streamlined process for drug delivery to potentially reduce dosages and side effects.

Chemical Engineering

Feb 06, 2024

Developing Hybrid Battery Management Systems to Protect Freezing Batteries

MIE Assistant Professor Juner Zhu and MIE Professor Hongwei Sun hope their research will help lead to better protection for batteries in extreme temperatures.

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Feb 05, 2024

Maass and Kaya’s Research on Youth Homelessness Featured in ISE Magazine

MIE Assistant Professor Kayse Lee Maass and Alumna Yaren Bilge Kaya, PhD’23, (currently faculty at Columbia University) were featured in the February 2024 issue of ISE Magazine for their research on improving access to housing and support services for runaway and homeless youth.

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Feb 02, 2024

Using Spark Fund Award to Revolutionize Thermoformable Ceramics

MIE Associate Professor Randall Erb and Jason Hoffman-Bice, PhD’22, are using the Spark Funds they received earlier this year to commercialize their revolutionary thermoformable ceramic material, potentially transforming heat dissipation in electronics, with their startup Fourier.

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Feb 02, 2024

Developing Biodegradable Elastic Hydrogels for 3D Tissue Engineering

BioE Professor Guohao Dai was awarded a patent for “Biodegradable elastic hydrogels for bioprinting.” Abstract Source: USPTO Disclosed herein are hydrogel compositions comprising a triblock copolymer having a formula A-B-A, wherein A is a polycaprolactone (PCL) block or a polyvalerolactone (PVL) block and B is a polyethylene glycol (PEG) block. Also disclosed are methods of […]

Bioengineering

Feb 02, 2024

Bioengineering Students Win ASTM Award for Innovative Amputation Implant Design

A team of Northeastern University students received an American Society for Testing and Materials International (ASTM) Grant for their design of an implantable osseointegrative pylon for transradial amputations. The award recognizes senior undergraduate and graduate student projects that incorporate ASTM International standards. A team of Northeastern University seniors and graduate students, including Calli Sipin, MS’25 […]

Bioengineering

Feb 01, 2024

Bajpayee’s Lab Research Featured on Cover of Biomaterials Science

Research conducted in BioE Associate Professor Ambika Bajpayee’s Molecular Bioelectrostatics and Drug Delivery Lab that focuses on oral delivery of gene therapeutics was featured on the front cover of Biomaterials Science. Students conducting the research are Chenzhen Zhang, PhD’23, and Hengli Zhang, PhD’25.

Bioengineering, Chemical Engineering