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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

Oct 20, 2008

9th Annual Research and Industrial Collaboration Conference and THz Imaging and Spectroscopy Workshop

The RICC is the perfect setting for dialogue among members of the academic, industrial and government communities interested in collaboration in subsurface sensing and imaging.This year's RICC will focus on several areas that are of great interest to the Gordon-CenSSIS community. Gordon-CenSSIS presents the 9th annual Research and Industrial Collaboration Conference (RICC) on Wednesday, October 29th […]

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Aug 09, 2008

Dr. Beverly Jaeger – Olympic Line Judge

COE Gateway Faculty member, Dr. Beverly Jaeger, is a line judge for tennis matches at the Beijing Olympic Games. Dr. Jaeger, a senior aca­d­emic spe­cialist in the depart­ment of mechan­ical and indus­trial engi­neering, finds par­al­lels between offi­ci­ating and teaching. “Working to develop better obser­va­tional and lis­tening skills has served well in each of these roles,” she says, […]

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Aug 05, 2008

Green and Inexpensive SuperMagnets

The Center for Microwave Magnetic Materials and Integrated Circuits has developed a green, one-step process for creating samarium cobalt permanent magnets that could usher in a new breed of hybrid automobiles using smaller, inexpensive motors. Rare earth permanent magnets could enable smaller, higher-performance motors and power generators. The rub is that they require an expensive, […]

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering