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Feb 22, 2011

Measuring Interatomic Distances

ECE Professor Lee Makowski has received a $280K NIH grant to develop MADMAX, a Multi-wavelength Anomalous Diffraction using Medium Angle X-ray solution scattering, for the precise measurement of conformational changes in proteins.

Bioengineering, Electrical & Computer Engineering

Jul 19, 2010

Extracting the Cure from Flowers

ChE Associate Professor Carolyn Lee-Parsons has received a $550K NSF grant to increase the production of highly-valued medicinal alkaloids from the Madagascar periwinkle plant.

Bioengineering, Chemical Engineering

Jul 13, 2010

Studying Skill Acquisition

ECE Professor, Dagmar Sternad, has received a $324K NIH grant to discover the acquistion, adaptation, and control of skilled movements in order to restore sensorimotor function in neurological disorders.

Bioengineering, Electrical & Computer Engineering

Nov 13, 2009

Helping Stroke Victims Recover

Constantinos Mavroidis, Professor and Director of the Biomedical Mechtronics Laboratory, was featured by MIT’s Technology Review for his work in creating portable robotic devices that can be used in the rehabilitation of patients that have suffered a stoke.

Bioengineering

Oct 06, 2009

New Interdisciplinary Bioengineering PhD program

The new Bioengineering PhD program combines biosciences and engineering together to create six immersion tracks for students to choose from.

Bioengineering

Sep 03, 2009

New Interdisciplinary PhD Program in Bioengineering

The College of Engineering is now offering a new interdisciplinary PhD Degree program in Bioengineering. The program takes advantage of the strong multidisciplinary research taking place at the interface of biology and engineering at Northeastern.

Bioengineering

Apr 30, 2009

Increasing Opportunities for Women

The NSF ADVANCE grant will help increase the number of women in academic science and engineering careers.

Bioengineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil & Environmental Engineering, Electrical & Computer Engineering, Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Apr 29, 2009

Moving Up in the Ranks

The College of Engineering's Graduate School has moved up in the US News & World Reports ranks of the Top Engineering Graduate Schools from 65 to 60.

Bioengineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil & Environmental Engineering, Electrical & Computer Engineering, Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Apr 10, 2009

Engineers make the World a Better Place

By becoming an engineer, you have an excellent opportunity to develop and improve the way we live our lives. Three engineering students were recently interviewed by Network World to share their thoughts on how Northeastern has prepared them for their careers.

Bioengineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil & Environmental Engineering, Electrical & Computer Engineering, Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Dec 05, 2008

Prof. Niedre Finds Early Photon Imaging Detects Lung Cancer

A novel, high-resolution fluorescence imaging system may be used to detect lung cancer at early stages.

Bioengineering