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Nov 08, 2008

8 New IGERT Fellows Selected

Students selected for the IGERT Fellowship program are studying the technical and political aspects of decision-making as it relates to diagnostics of roads and bridges. The first cohort of Intelligent Diagnostics (ID) IGERT Fellows join Northeastern University and the University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez from diverse technical backgrounds including physics, computer and information science, […]

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Nov 06, 2008

Computer Finds Molecules Causing Diseases

Mehdi Tahoori, assistant professor of ECE, was featured for research focused on schizophrenia, major depression & cancer at UPI.com. Researchers say they have created an algorithm that can identify genes & proteins most likely to cause such complex diseases. U.S. scientists say they have created an algorithm that can identify genes and proteins most likely […]

Electrical & Computer Engineering

Oct 31, 2008

NU inaugurates homeland security ALERT center

Northeastern launched its newly funded Center of Awareness and Localization of Explosives-Related Threats (ALERT), a Department of Homeland Security Center of Excellence. 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 […]

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

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

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 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 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