FY23 TIER 1 Award Recipients

Congratulations to the 15 COE faculty and affiliates who were recipients of FY23 TIER 1 Interdisciplinary Research Seed Grants for 13 different projects.

  • Compact, Power-Efficient Quantum Sensors
    Paul Stevenson (Physics),
    Nian Sun (Electrical and Computer Engineering)
  • Strong, tough, durable, and degradable bio-fabricated materials
    Ruobing Bai (Mechanical and Industrial Engineering),
    Neel Joshi (Chemistry)
  • A Versatile Sensing Platform for Bioassays – COVID Testing
    Srinivas Tadigadapa (Electrical and Computer Engineering), Jared Auclair (Chemistry)
  • In-depth chemical analysis and exposure assessment of crumb rubber in artificial turf
    Zhenyu Tian (Chemistry/Marine and Environmental Sciences),
    Loretta Fernandez (Civil and Environmental Engineering/Marine and Environmental Sciences)
  • Tunable Single Photon Sources for Quantum Communications
    Paul Stevenson (Physics),
    Siddhartha Ghosh (Electrical and Computer Engineering)
  • Detecting pediatric dysarthria: A tech-assisted approach for earlier diagnosis
    Kristen Allison (Communication Sciences and Disorders),
    Sarah Ostadabbas (Electrical and Computer Engineering),
    Casper Harteveld (Art+Design)
  • Measuring Sustainable Consumption with Transaction-level Environmental Accounting
    Yakov Bart (Marketing),
    Matthew Eckelman (Civil and Environmental Engineering) , Moira Zellner (Public Policy and Urban Affairs)
  • Mentored Award: Planning Transformational Coastal Adaptation with a Climate Justice Lens
    Laura Kuhl (Public Policy and Urban Affairs/International Affairs),
    Julia Hopkins (Civil and Environmental Engineering), Moira Zellner (Public Policy and Urban Affairs)
  • It Takes Two: Dual-Task Imaging Using Two Functional Near-Infrared Spectroscopy Systems in Younger and Older Healthy Adults
    Erin Meier (Communication Sciences and Disorders), Joshua Stefanik (Physical Therapy),
    Qianqian Fang (Bioengineering)
  • Establishing Project 8 at Northeastern: Innovative research combining public and private datasets to address SDGs
    Amanda Welsh (CPS), Diana Bozhilova (NCH), Sabina Crowe (NCH), Sebastian Ille (NCH), Brianne Olivieri-Mui (Health Sciences/Roux),
    Aron Stubbins (Marine and Environmental Sciences/Chemistry/Civil and Environmental Engineering)
  • Mentored Award: Systematizing Data on Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances and Health
    Julia Varshavsky (Heath Sciences/Civil and Environmental Engineering), Phil Brown (Health Sciences/Sociology and Anthropology)
  • Wearable Actuators with Transparent Telehaptics (WATTs) for Improved Physical Therapy
    Christopher Hasson (Physical Therapy),
    Peter Whitney (Mechanical and Industrial Engineering)
  • Mentored Award: Computational Phenotyping of Psychopathology in Extended Reality: A Proof-of-Concept Study
    Donald Robinaugh (Applied Psychology/Art+Design), Matthew Goodwin (Computer Science/Health Sciences), Ajay Satpute (Psychology),
    Mark Sivak (Art+Design/Sherman Center)

Related Faculty: Nian X. Sun, Ruobing Bai, Neel Joshi, Srinivas Tadigadapa, Loretta A. Fernandez, Siddhartha Ghosh, Sarah Ostadabbas, Casper Harteveld, Matthew J. Eckelman, Julia Hopkins, Qianqian Fang, Aron Stubbins, Julia Varshavsky, John “Peter” Whitney, Mark Sivak

Related Departments:Bioengineering, Civil & Environmental Engineering, Electrical & Computer Engineering, Mechanical & Industrial Engineering