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Jan 08, 2009

COE Alum appointed President of Millipore's Bioscience Division

Jon DiVincenzo, a '88 graduate with a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering, has been appointed President of Millipore's Bioscience Division and member of its Corporate Executive Committee.

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Dec 12, 2008

Engineering students partner with Greek firm to invent robotized cleaning system for solar panels

A group of MIE students have designed a groundbreaking, robotic cleaning system for solar panels that has been submitted for a patent.

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Dec 03, 2008

COE Alum named Chief Technology Officer

Ian Kaye, a '96 graduate of Northeastern with a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering, has been promoted to chief technology officer of UltraCell Corporation®.

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Nov 19, 2008

Prof. Mavroidis awarded $1M NSF grant

Breakthrough robotic technology from Northeastern University has once again received funding from the National Science Foundation. Two inventions for stroke rehabilitation by engineering professor Constantinos Mavroidis and his team will be funded over the next three years with the amount totaling more than $1 million. In partnership with the Harvard Medical School-affiliated Spaulding Rehabilitation Hospital’s […]

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Nov 11, 2008

Metghalchi named to Executive Committee

Hameed Metghalchi has been selected as a member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers Executive Committee.  ASME is a not-for-profit membership organization that enables collaboration, knowledge sharing, career enrichment, and skills development across all engineering disciplines, toward a goal of helping the global engineering community develop solutions to benefit lives and livelihoods. Founded in […]

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Nov 08, 2008

8 New IGERT Fellows Selected

Students selected for the IGERT Fellowship program are studying the technical and political aspects of decision-making as it relates to diagnostics of roads and bridges. The first cohort of Intelligent Diagnostics (ID) IGERT Fellows join Northeastern University and the University of Puerto Rico at Mayaguez from diverse technical backgrounds including physics, computer and information science, […]

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Oct 31, 2008

NU inaugurates homeland security ALERT center

Northeastern launched its newly funded Center of Awareness and Localization of Explosives-Related Threats (ALERT), a Department of Homeland Security Center of Excellence. Northeastern University will inaugurate the Center for Awareness and Localization of Explosives-Related Threats (ALERT) on Thursday, October 30, 2008. ALERT, a new research Center of Excellence for Explosives Detection, Mitigation & Response, is […]

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Oct 23, 2008

Collaboration between COE Nanomanufacturing Center and Physics yields high-impact result in journal Nanotechnology covered on PhysOrg.com

"Large scale 3D vertical assembly of single-wall carbon nanotubes at ambient temperatures." Nanotechnology 19 (2008) 455309. Faculty Leaders: Ahmed Busnaina, Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, Director, Center for High-rate Nanomanufacturing and Sri Sridhar, Physics, Director, Electronic Materials Research Institute. For the past several years, researchers have been trying to take advantage of carbon nanotubes’ good electrical properties for future […]

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering