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Jul 24, 2012

Ruberti Gets $240K Grant

Working with Duke University, MIE Associate Professor Jeff Ruberti was awarded a 4-year $240K grant from the National Eye Institute to study lipid receptors in age-related macular degeneration. As part of the federal government's National Institutes of Health (NIH), the National Eye Institute's mission is to "conduct and support research, training, health information dissemination, and […]

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Jul 23, 2012

CEE Student Presents at Emerging Markets Symposium

Liz Cherchia, a junior in the CEE Department, presented at Northeastern University's 4th Annual Emerging Markets Symposium on July 19, 2012.

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Jul 16, 2012

Northeastern University Hosts the 2012 NSF CMMI Engineering Research and Innovation Conference

Northeastern University's College of Engineering hosted the National Science Foundation's 2012 Engineering Research and Innovation Conference for the Division of Civil, Mechanical and Manufacturing Innovation (CMMI) from July 9-12, 2012.

Civil & Environmental Engineering, Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Jul 12, 2012

Awarded for Service Learning

Senior Academic Specialist Susan Freeman received the President's Volunteer Service Award for her continued commitment to the Citizen Schools through their apprenticeship model. She provides opportunities for COE undergraduates to participate in Service Learning in the local community, sharing their engineering skillsets with middle school students. Citizen Schools is dedicated to helping all children discover […]

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Jul 09, 2012

Sparking Engineering Ideas

As part of an ITEST grant, led by MIE professor Abe Zeid & associate professor Sagar Kamarthi, two videos that encourage students to pursue engineering have won a CINE Golden Eagle Award and a Silver & Bronze Telly Award. View the videos here. The ITEST program through research and model-building activities seeks to build understandings of best practice […]

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Jul 05, 2012

Protect the water

One of the big ideas in health­care today is pre­ven­ta­tive med­i­cine. Treat the causes instead of the symp­toms, pro­po­nents say, and you’ll keep people healthy and avoid expen­sive pro­ce­dures down the road. I whole­heart­edly agree with this approach. To me, con­tin­u­ously investing in newer, better treat­ment strate­gies should be accom­pa­nied by a par­allel efforts in […]

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Jul 03, 2012

Leeser Awarded $500K NSF Grant

ECE Professor Miriam Leeser was awarded a $500K NSF to Ensure Reliability and Portability of Scientific Software for Heterogeneous Architectures. Miriam Leeser joined the faculty at Northeastern University in January 1996. Her specialty is Computer Engineering. She received a BS in Electrical Engineering from Cornell University, and Diploma and PhD degrees in Computer Science from […]

Electrical & Computer Engineering, Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Jul 02, 2012

Ruberti & Kowalski Awarded Patent

MIE Associate Professors Jeff Ruberti & Gregory Kowalski have been awarded a patent for creating a "Nanoloom for controlling polymer assembly". Dr. Ruberti is the director of the EMERL. He has extensive industry experience having worked on helicopters at Sikorsky Aircraft, the International Space Station life support system at Hamilton Sunstrand and on polymeric systems […]

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering