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Jun 17, 2021

Metghalchi Selected as Honorary Member of ASME

MIE Professor Hameed Metghalchi was selected as an Honorary Member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers “for distinguished services in promoting mechanical engineering through teaching, administrative and mentoring efforts; for contributions to the international community through research publications; and for sustained leadership in the Advanced Energy Systems Division of ASME’s Energy Resources Board.”

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Jun 17, 2021

Women Who Empower Inaugural Innovator Awards

Engineering students won Northeastern’s inaugural 2021 Women Who Empower Innovator Awards for their entrepreneurship. Emily Man, E’19, and ME’19, bioengineering, and Valeria Martinuzzi, ME’18, bioengineering, were first place winners in the Young Alumnae Graduate Award category for their work on Venova Technologies, which is developing a novel contraceptive device for women. Gabrielle Whittle, E’21, mechanical […]

Bioengineering, 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

Jun 14, 2021

Using Reclaimed Materials, Spinoff Produces Strong, Light Carbon Fibers

The spinoff company Boston Materials, founded by alumni Michael Segal, E’16, Anvesh Gurijala, E’16, PhD’21, and MIE Associate Professor Randall Erb, uses 100% reclaimed materials to create a new type of carbon fiber that is sturdy enough to protect airplanes from lightning strikes but is light, tough, and as smooth as velvet.

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Jun 11, 2021

Northeastern Team Selected as a Finalist in the 2021 RASC-AL Competition

The Northeastern University team has been selected as a finalist in NASA’s 2021 RASC-AL Competition, which stands for Revolutionary Aerospace Systems Concepts-Academic Linkage. They will showcase their aerospace concepts via a virtual platform during the 2021 RASC-AL Forum, scheduled June 15 – 17, 2021. Specifically, the Northeastern team will present to NASA and aerospace industry […]

Electrical & Computer Engineering, Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Jun 09, 2021

Using Recycled Paper to Cool the Air

MIE Associate Professor Yi Zheng developed a “cooling paper” that could help cool the air in homes and businesses without the use of electricity. How to keep cool without turning on the A/C Main photo: What if buildings could stay cool all on their own—no electricity required? That’s the premise of a new invention by […]

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Jun 09, 2021

Getting a Rover Ready to Compete

Engineering students on the NURover team designed a new rover to compete in The Mars Society’s University Rover Challenge. Thirteen teams from five countries competed June 3-6, 2021. View video archives of the livestreamed virtual event at: http://urc.marssociety.org/home/urc-news Students have developed a rover to explore Mars. But first, it has to roam on campus. Main […]

Electrical & Computer Engineering, Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Jun 07, 2021

Summer 2021 PEAK Experiences Awardees

Congratulations to the COE student recipients of the Summer 2021 PEAK Experiences Awards. The PEAK Experiences Awards are a progressively structured sequence of opportunities designed to support learners as they continue climbing to new heights of achievement in undergraduate research and creative endeavor throughout their Northeastern journeys. BASE CAMP AWARDS Ana Salichs, COE’22, “Colorimetric Assays […]

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