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Mar 20, 2009

MCAA wins 1st place in national competition

Congratulations to the Mechanical Contractor Association of America's student group for winning 1st place in the national MCAA's 2008-2009 student chapter competition.

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Mar 17, 2009

Nutrons Mentor Local High School Students for FIRST Robotics Competition

The NUTRON'S "Ask an Engineer" program assists teams with engineering questions. Volunteers in the program include: Kyle Henry: Senior, Josh Miranda: Grad Student, Neil Cameron: Middler, Steve Guerrera: Alum, Zach Shapiro: Alum, Amy Sauger: Sophomore, Andrew Bates: Freshman, Kim Masi: Sophomore, Corey Balint: Sophomore, Eric Williams: Sophomore, Tom Bottiglieri: Middler, Antonio Rufo: Catholic Memorial Senior, Matt Skillin: Wentworth (former Boston Latin student), Don Goldthwaite: Advisor

Electrical & Computer Engineering, Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Mar 17, 2009

COE Alum named CEO of Vertis Communications

Quincy L. Allen, a '82 graduate with a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering, and longtime executive of Xerox Corporation, has been appointed chief executive officer of Vertis Communications.

Electrical & Computer Engineering

Mar 11, 2009

George Kent receives Outstanding Coop Coordinator Award

Congratulations to George Kent for receiving the 2009 Outstanding Coop Coordinator Award which will be presented to him at a ceremony on April 2, 2009. Only two individuals from the university are choosen for this award each year.

Electrical & Computer Engineering

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