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Aug 05, 2008

Green and Inexpensive SuperMagnets

The Center for Microwave Magnetic Materials and Integrated Circuits has developed a green, one-step process for creating samarium cobalt permanent magnets that could usher in a new breed of hybrid automobiles using smaller, inexpensive motors. Rare earth permanent magnets could enable smaller, higher-performance motors and power generators. The rub is that they require an expensive, […]

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Aug 05, 2008

Rick Scranton receives singular honor from ASCE

The American Society of Civil Engineers has established the Richard J. Scranton Outstanding Community Service Award. This national award recognizes Rick's pioneering work in promoting ASCE student chapter involvement in community service activities, including a number of projects that benefitted our surrounding communities. As an advisor for our ASCE student chapter in the 1970's and […]

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Jul 17, 2008

Engineering Design Project Helps Launch Startup

Student class project catalyst for creation of innovative biotech instrument company Boston, Mass. – Student projects that attract venture capital money and launch startup companies are rare. A group of Northeastern University students have defied the odds when they helped to invent a biotech instrument that two years later turned into a company. CryoXtract Instruments, […]

Bioengineering, Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Jun 01, 2008

Foster Wheeler names Edward Galante (BSCE 1973), a Northeastern University CEE Alumnus, and two others to its board of directors

Edward G. Galante retired from ExxonMobil in 2006 as senior vice president and member of the Management Committee after a 34-year career at that firm. His responsibilities included worldwide Refining and Supply, Fuels and Lubricants Marketing and Research and Engineering. His earlier experience at ExxonMobil included progressively responsible assignments in engineering, sales, product line coordination […]

Civil & Environmental Engineering