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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

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

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 22, 2008

Leo M. Falicov Student Award Winner

Zhuhua Cai, a Chemical Engineering PhD student, received The Leo M. Falicov Student Award from the Magnetic Interfaces & Nanostructures Division at the National AVS meeting for her presentation on MBE Integration of BaM on Wide Bandgap 6H-SiC.  Congratulations to Zhuhua Cai, recipient of the Leo M. Falicov Student Award at the National AVS Meeting for her presentation on […]

Chemical Engineering

Oct 22, 2008

Assistant Professor Mehdi Baradaran Tahoori's Research Article is the Cover Story in Science Signaling

Assistant Professor Mehdi Baradaran Tahoori's Research Article is the Cover Story in Science Signaling. The research article is titled "Fault Diagnosis Engineering of Digital Circuits Can Identify Vulnerable Molecules in Complex Cellular Pathways". Science Signaling is the premier journal of cell signaling in physiology and disease.  Mehdi Tahoori received his PhD and M.S degrees in Electrical […]

Electrical & Computer Engineering

Oct 20, 2008

9th Annual Research and Industrial Collaboration Conference and THz Imaging and Spectroscopy Workshop

The RICC is the perfect setting for dialogue among members of the academic, industrial and government communities interested in collaboration in subsurface sensing and imaging.This year's RICC will focus on several areas that are of great interest to the Gordon-CenSSIS community. Gordon-CenSSIS presents the 9th annual Research and Industrial Collaboration Conference (RICC) on Wednesday, October 29th […]

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Oct 17, 2008

NSF Grant to Study Self-Efficacy and Retention of Female Undergraduate Engineering Students

Grant awarded to study how cooperative education and related on-the-job experiences affect female undergraduate engineering students. Northeastern University (NU), Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT), Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University (VT), and the University of Wyoming (UW) will partner in a research study titled: Pathways to Work Self-Efficacy and Retention of Women in Undergraduate Engineering (hereinafter referred to […]

Oct 17, 2008

Prof. Dokmeci's Carbon Nanotube Work Recognized

Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering Mehmet Dokmeci was presented with the Best Poster Award at the 8th IEEE Conference on Nanotechnology, an honor acknowledging promising research in experimental work involving carbon nanotubes. The paper was on "Integration of Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes on to CMOS Circuitry for Sensing Applications". Mehmet R. Dokmeci received his B.S. […]

Electrical & Computer Engineering