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