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Mar 10, 2009

Polyimide Ripples Created with Focused Ion Beam

Professor Ashkan Vaziri, an assitant professor in Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, working with a team of scientists from three other universities, has been able to create specific nanoscale designs on the surface structure of polyimide by using focused ion beam (FIB) irradiation.

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Feb 26, 2009

Busnaina's nanotechnology research to help improve manufacturing

Ahmed Busnaina, William Lincoln Smith Professor and director of the Center for High-rate Nanomanufacturing (CHN), is investigating ways of manufacturing materials which will allow structures and patterns down to 20nm or smaller using room-temperature and non-vacuum processes.

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Feb 20, 2009

Northeastern to co-lead workshop on Advanced Magnetic Materials and their Applications with India

Laura H Lewis, Cabot Professor and chair of Chemical Engineering, Vincent G. Harris, William Lincoln Smith Chair and director of the CM3IC, and research scientist Dr. C.N. Chinnasamy, will co-lead a joint Indo-US “Conference on New Directions and Novel Applications in Magnetism” at the Indian Institute of Technology-Bombay (IITB), March 1 – 4, 2009.

Chemical Engineering

Feb 19, 2009

NU FIRST Robotics team gets ready for competition

The NUTRONS are again preparing to compete in the upcoming FIRST Boston Regional Robotics Competition in March. The team won first place in this contest in 2007.

Electrical & Computer Engineering, Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Feb 18, 2009

Article by Prof. Shashi Murthy featured in Macromolecules

Incorporation of Linear Spacer Molecules in Vapor-Deposited Silicone Polymer Thin Films

Chemical Engineering

Feb 11, 2009

Prof Yegian's research on the Cover of Civil Engineering Magazine

Prof. Mishac Yegian's modeling of the Brooklyn Bridge evaluates its ability to withstand a 2,500-year seismic event.

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Feb 09, 2009

Prof Hellweger demonstrates that photosynthesis genes affect the fitness of marine species

Ferdi Hellweger, assistant professor in civil and environmental engineering, has found using a computer simulation that eliminating photosynthesis genes from marine viruses will negatively impact the fitness of these viruses causing them to die out.

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Feb 03, 2009

COE Alum Receives 2 Prestigious Awards

Satish Maripuri, an '88 graduate with a master’s degree in computer systems engineering, has received two prestigious business awards: the Bharat Samman Parvasi 2008 Award and the Hind Rattan 2009 Award.

Electrical & Computer Engineering