Jun 14, 2012
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 […]
Apr 04, 2012
27 COE faculty and affiliates were recipients of FY13 TIER 1 Interdisciplinary Research Seed Grants for 21 different research projects.
Mar 30, 2012
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.
Mar 29, 2012
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.
Mar 14, 2012
"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©
Mar 12, 2012
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.
Sep 06, 2011
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.
Apr 06, 2011
28 COE faculty and affiliates were recipients of FY12 TIER 1 Interdisciplinary Research Seed Grants for 18 different research projects.
Feb 22, 2011
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.
Jul 19, 2010
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.