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Sep 12, 2019

ChE PhD students Bahram Saleh & Caterina Bartomeu Garcia are Finalists for Graduate Student Competition in Microbiointerface Research

Chemical Engineering PhD students Bahram Saleh and Caterina Bartomeu Garcia, from Professor Thomas Webster’s nanomedicine lab, have been called finalists for the upcoming AIChE 2019 annual meeting podium graduate student award competition in  Microbiointerface Research.  The students will be judged for the quality of the presentations and research on microbial interaction with biomedical interfaces.

Chemical Engineering

Chowdhury with drone

Sep 12, 2019

Wirelessly Charging Multiple Devices Simultaneously

ECE Associate Professor Kaushik Chowdhury and Principal Research Scientist Yousof Naderi are working on technology that could turn any surface into a wireless charger to power several different devices simultaneously.

Cover of Advanced Healthcare Materials

Sep 11, 2019

Bencherif’s Research Featured on Cover of Advanced Healthcare Materials

ChE Assistant Professor Sidi A. Bencherif’s research is featured on the front cover page of the September issue of Advanced Healthcare Materials.

Chemical Engineering

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Sep 09, 2019

Liu Awarded NSF Grant for Chiral Molecules

MIE/ECE Associate Professor Yongmin Liu was awarded a $385K NSF grant for the “Chiroptical Sensing and Sorting by Structured Materials and Structured Light”.

Electrical & Computer Engineering, Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

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Sep 09, 2019

Coordinating Object Handovers Between Robots and Humans

Bouve Professor Eugene Tunik (PI) on the project, ECE Professor Deniz Erdogmus, Associate Professor Taskin Padir and Bouve Associate Research Scientist Mathew Yarossi were award a $760K NSF grant for the “Coordination of Dyadic Object Handover for Human-Robot Interactions”.

Electrical & Computer Engineering

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Sep 09, 2019

West to Work on Collaborative NSF Grant to Further Develop Cantera Open-Source Modeling Software

ChE Associate Professor Richard West is part of a $2.5M NSF collaborative effort to further develop and support the successful and popular open-source modeling software Cantera, a suite of tools for problems involving chemical kinetics, thermodynamics, and transport processes.

Chemical Engineering

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Sep 09, 2019

Ostadabbas and Ramezani awarded an NSF NRI EAGER

ECE Assistant Professors Sarah Ostadabbas (PI) and Alireza Ramezani (co-PI) received a $100K EAGER grant from NSF National Robotics Initiative (NRI) on teaching aerial robots to perch like a bat via AI-guided design and control.

Electrical & Computer Engineering

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Sep 09, 2019

Wang Is Part of a Collaborative NSF Grant for Deep Neural Networks

ECE Assistant Professor Yanzhi Wang is the Northeastern lead as part of a $1.2M NSF grant that is in collaboration with Xuehai Qian and Viktor Prasanna from the University of Southern California, to create a “FASTLEAP: FPGA based compact Deep Learning Platform”.

Electrical & Computer Engineering