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Nov 13, 2008

Engineering students lend Conservancy a hand

NU Chapter of ASCE has partnered with the Charles River Conservancy to repair the eroded slope on the Boston side of the Eliot Street Bridge.  Bostonians strolling or riding on the bike path by the Eliot Street Bridge next spring will have Northeastern students to thank when they see a new staircase built on what […]

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Nov 11, 2008

Metghalchi named to Executive Committee

Hameed Metghalchi has been selected as a member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers Executive Committee.  ASME is a not-for-profit membership organization that enables collaboration, knowledge sharing, career enrichment, and skills development across all engineering disciplines, toward a goal of helping the global engineering community develop solutions to benefit lives and livelihoods. Founded in […]

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Nov 08, 2008

8 New IGERT Fellows Selected

Students selected for the IGERT Fellowship program are studying the technical and political aspects of decision-making as it relates to diagnostics of roads and bridges. The first cohort of Intelligent Diagnostics (ID) IGERT Fellows join Northeastern University and the University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez from diverse technical backgrounds including physics, computer and information science, […]

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Nov 06, 2008

Computer Finds Molecules Causing Diseases

Mehdi Tahoori, assistant professor of ECE, was featured for research focused on schizophrenia, major depression & cancer at UPI.com. Researchers say they have created an algorithm that can identify genes & proteins most likely to cause such complex diseases. U.S. scientists say they have created an algorithm that can identify genes and proteins most likely […]

Electrical & Computer Engineering

Oct 31, 2008

NU inaugurates homeland security ALERT center

Northeastern launched its newly funded Center of Awareness and Localization of Explosives-Related Threats (ALERT), a Department of Homeland Security Center of Excellence. Northeastern University will inaugurate the Center for Awareness and Localization of Explosives-Related Threats (ALERT) on Thursday, October 30, 2008. ALERT, a new research Center of Excellence for Explosives Detection, Mitigation & Response, is […]

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Oct 28, 2008

Ribbon-Cutting for ALERT

Inauguration of the DHS Research Center of Excellence for Explosives Detection, Mitigation & Response. Northeastern University will inaugurate the Center for Awareness and Localization of Explosives-Related Threats (ALERT) on Thursday, October 30, 2008. ALERT, a new research Center of Excellence for Explosives Detection, Mitigation & Response, is funded by the Department of Homeland Security.  The ceremony […]

Electrical & Computer Engineering

Oct 23, 2008

NU chapter of Engineers Without Borders chosen as "Project of the Month"

EWB has been chosen as "Project of the Month" for their work in the Yoro district of Honduras to help bring a clean reliable source of water to villagers.  EWB-USA is a nonprofit humanitarian organization established to support community-driven development programs worldwide through partnerships that design and implement sustainable engineering projects, while creating transformative experiences […]

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Oct 23, 2008

Collaboration between COE Nanomanufacturing Center and Physics yields high-impact result in journal Nanotechnology covered on PhysOrg.com

"Large scale 3D vertical assembly of single-wall carbon nanotubes at ambient temperatures." Nanotechnology 19 (2008) 455309. Faculty Leaders: Ahmed Busnaina, Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, Director, Center for High-rate Nanomanufacturing and Sri Sridhar, Physics, Director, Electronic Materials Research Institute. For the past several years, researchers have been trying to take advantage of carbon nanotubes’ good electrical properties for future […]

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering