In the Media

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Peter Whitney, professor of engineering, demonstrates robotic teleoperation with haptic feedback.

Jul 28, 2021

Northeastern Engineers Developing Nimble Robotic Arms

MIE Assistant Professor Peter Whitney was featured in the Robotics & Innovation article “Northeastern engineers developing nimble robotic arms.”

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Jun 16, 2021

Inventor Creates New Material that Can Keep Buildings Cool Without Air Conditioning

MIE Associate Professor Yi Zheng’s research was featured in The Hill, titled, “Inventor Creates New Material that Can Keep Buildings Cool Without Air Conditioning.”

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

hongli zhu

Dec 23, 2020

Better Disposable Coffee Cups

MIE Assistant Professor Hongli Julie Zhu was featured in the Economist article “Better Disposable Coffee Cups” for her research in replacing plastics with biodegradable products

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Sep 28, 2020

College Road Trip to Boston: Northeastern University

Two of our engineering students are featured in the US News and World Report article “College Road Trip to Boston: Northeastern University” on cooperative education, including BioE student and 2020 Rhodes Scholar Kritika Singh, E’20, and Daniel Sneyers, industrial engineering E’21, who completed a co-op in Brazil as well at Apple. 

Bioengineering, Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Jul 31, 2020

Remotely Operated Robot Takes Straight Razor to Face of Brave Roboticist

MIE Assistant Professor Peter Whitney had his face shaved with a straight razor by a remotely controlled robotic device.

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Apr 16, 2020

Social distancing is controlling Covid-19; now scientists need to figure out which measures are most effective

MIE Associate Professor Babak Heydari was featured in the Stat News article “Social distancing is controlling Covid-19; now scientists need to figure out which measures are most effective“

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Feb 20, 2020

In Short Supply

MIE Professor Ozlem Ergun discusses the systemic causes of shortages and what kind of solutions are worth studying in Tradeoff’s podcast episode “In Short Supply”.

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

picture of researcher among lots of penguins

Jan 17, 2020

Penguin species in Antarctica hit hard by climate change

ECE/MIE Professor Hanumant Singh’s research on the declining penguin population in Antarctica was featured on the CBS This Morning segment “Penguin species in Antarctica hit hard by climate change”.

Electrical & Computer Engineering, Mechanical & Industrial Engineering