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Dec 05, 2008

Professor’s aim – better bike paths

Engineering professor and bike enthusiast Peter Furth, along with his civil engineering students, is involved in projects for building better bike paths.

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Dec 05, 2008

Prof. Niedre Finds Early Photon Imaging Detects Lung Cancer

A novel, high-resolution fluorescence imaging system may be used to detect lung cancer at early stages.

Bioengineering

Dec 03, 2008

COE Alum named Chief Technology Officer

Ian Kaye, a '96 graduate of Northeastern with a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering, has been promoted to chief technology officer of UltraCell Corporation®.

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Dec 03, 2008

Chairman of Board receives New York Life’s 2008 Lifetime Achievement Award

Sy Sternberg, ME '68, Chairman of the Board of Trustees at Northeastern and Chairman of the Board at New York Life Insurance Company, received New York Life’s 2008 Lifetime Achievement Award.

Electrical & Computer Engineering

Dec 02, 2008

Dr. Sara Wadia-Fascetti named Director of Northeastern’s ADVANCE Program

Dr. Sara Wadia-Fascetti, who has served as Associate Vice Provost for Faculty Advancement since 2005, will assume the role of Director of ADVANCE and Special Assistant to the Provost for Faculty Development, effective immediately.

Nov 25, 2008

A Clearer Picture of Cancer

Mark Niedre, assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering at Northeastern, developed a new high resolution method for in vivo fluorescence imaging. The list of genes and proteins associated with cancer and other diseases is growing rapidly: earlier this month, for instance, scientists reported sequencing the whole genome of a cancer cell for the first time. […]

Electrical & Computer Engineering

Nov 19, 2008

Prof. Mavroidis awarded $1M NSF grant

Breakthrough robotic technology from Northeastern University has once again received funding from the National Science Foundation. Two inventions for stroke rehabilitation by engineering professor Constantinos Mavroidis and his team will be funded over the next three years with the amount totaling more than $1 million. In partnership with the Harvard Medical School-affiliated Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital’s […]

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

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