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Aug 04, 2022

Developing High-Performance System to Harvest Solar and Thermal Energy

MIE Associate Professor Yi Zheng, in collaboration with Faraday Technology Inc., received a $150k research grant from the U.S. Air Force to create “Concentric Ultra-Dark Solar-Thermal Absorber and Metasurface Thermal Emitter for Thermophotovoltaic Power Conversion.” 

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Jul 28, 2022

Revolutionizing the Tissue Repair Process

BioE Professor Jeffrey Ruberti and mechanical engineering alum Jeff Paten, PhD’14, created the spinoff company BrilliantStrings Therapeutics to develop a new process to repair soft tissue.

Bioengineering, Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Jul 22, 2022

Six Engineering Spinouts Selected as Eddies Finalists

Six spinout companies that were created by engineering faculty have been selected as finalists for the Massachusetts Innovation Network’s innovation competition, The Eddies. Every year, the Massachusetts Innovation Network hosts its signature innovation competition, The Eddies. The Eddies (formerly known as NE Innovation Awards) is the oldest and longest running innovation competition in New England. […]

Chemical Engineering, Electrical & Computer Engineering, Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Jul 14, 2022

Jamali Awarded Young Investigator Grant for Army Research on Colloidal Crystals

Safa Jamali, assistant professor, mechanical and industrial engineering (MIE), has been awarded a $360K, three-year grant from the Army Research Office Young Investigator Program for research on the synthetic creation of colloidal structures for new materials. Jamali studies computational rheology—the science of how complex fluids flow—and uses modeling to examine the underlying structures that soft […]

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Jul 14, 2022

Using Background Checks to Find Trends in Gun Purchases

MIE Professor Rifat Sipahi and mechanical engineering student Xu Wang, PhD’25, have been studying firearm background checks to determine trends in gun acquisitions. What is driving gun purchases in the US? It may have to do with who is in the White House Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images It’s well reasoned that there are more […]

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Jul 13, 2022

Startup Developed From Cooling Paper Research

MIE Professor Yi Zheng and mechanical engineering student Andrew Caratenuto, PhD’24, created the startup company Planck Energies to develop a cooling paper they designed that could reduce cooling needs. Northeastern researchers design cooling paper that might lessen need for AC Main photo: Andrew Caratenuto, who studies mechanical engineering, tests cooling performance under solar simulator on […]

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Shahin Shahrampour

Jul 12, 2022

Best Paper Award at IEEE ICASSP 2022

MIE Assistant Professor Shahin Shahrampour and his collaborators from Vanderbilt, INRIA, and Telecom Paris received the best paper award at the 2022 IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing (ICASSP) for their work on “Generalized Sliced Probability Metrics“.

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Tong Ma

Jul 08, 2022

New Faculty Spotlight: Tong Ma

Tong Ma joins the Mechanical & Industrial Engineering department in July 2022 as an Assistant Professor.

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering