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Mar 23, 2009

Making the World a Little Greener

Matilda Urie, a senior mechanical engineering student, was been hired by a Scotland firm to "help develop clean, energy-producing turbines—it’s the right thing to do to preserve our planet."

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Mar 20, 2009

MCAA wins 1st place in national competition

Congratulations to the Mechanical Contractor Association of America's student group for winning 1st place in the national MCAA's 2008-2009 student chapter competition.

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Mar 10, 2009

Polyimide Ripples Created with Focused Ion Beam

Professor Ashkan Vaziri, an assitant professor in Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, working with a team of scientists from three other universities, has been able to create specific nanoscale designs on the surface structure of polyimide by using focused ion beam (FIB) irradiation.

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Feb 26, 2009

Busnaina's nanotechnology research to help improve manufacturing

Ahmed Busnaina, William Lincoln Smith Professor and director of the Center for High-rate Nanomanufacturing (CHN), is investigating ways of manufacturing materials which will allow structures and patterns down to 20nm or smaller using room-temperature and non-vacuum processes.

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Feb 19, 2009

NU FIRST Robotics team gets ready for competition

The NUTRONS are again preparing to compete in the upcoming FIRST Boston Regional Robotics Competition in March. The team won first place in this contest in 2007.

Electrical & Computer Engineering, Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

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