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Jun 14, 2012

The Risk of Carrying a Cup of Coffee

Object manip­u­la­tion or tool use is almost a uniquely human trait, said Dagmar Sternad, director of Northeastern’s Action Lab, a research group inter­ested in move­ment coor­di­na­tion. “Not only does it require cer­tain cog­ni­tive abil­i­ties but also dis­tinct motor abilities.” Simply moving one’s own body, for instance by directing a hand toward a coffee cup, requires the […]

Bioengineering, Electrical & Computer Engineering

Apr 04, 2012

FY13 TIER 1 Award Recipients

27 COE faculty and affiliates were recipients of FY13 TIER 1 Interdisciplinary Research Seed Grants for 21 different research projects.

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

Mar 30, 2012

Congratulations David Walsh

David Walsh, a PhD student in Bioengineering, has received a NSF Graduate Research Fellowships that recognizes and supports outstanding students in NSF-supported STEM disciplines.

Bioengineering

Mar 29, 2012

Congratulations Lauren Gianino!!

Lauren Gianino (ChE ’12) is a recipient of the Harold Hodgkinson Award in recognition of scholastic achievement, leadership, coop, and service in voluntary organizations and activities. This is one of the highest honors that a senior at Northeastern can receive.

Bioengineering, Chemical Engineering

Mar 14, 2012

One Word: Engineering

"Whether you, your child, or both are financing college, to earn a decent return on that investment your student needs to base academic choices at least in part on employment trends…If your child has the aptitude, he/she should pursue an engineering degree… End of discussion." ~Ali Velshi, chief business correspondent, CNN©

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

Mar 12, 2012

Congratulations Nazli Caner

Bioengineering PhD candidate Nazli Caner is one of only 5 recipients of the OARSI Young Investigators Scholarship which will be presented at the OARSI Congress in Barcelona in April.

Bioengineering

Sep 06, 2011

Detecting Mines Using GPR

ECE Professor Carey Rappaport was awarded a $200K NSF grant to incorporate a high resolution ground penetrating radar system into a walking robot to locate land mines and other IEDs.

Bioengineering, Electrical & Computer Engineering

Apr 06, 2011

FY12 TIER 1 Award Recipients

28 COE faculty and affiliates were recipients of FY12 TIER 1 Interdisciplinary Research Seed Grants for 18 different research projects.

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

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