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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

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