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  • September 23, 2009
    The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) announced nine awards for new research projects to develop advanced sensing technologies that would enable timely and detailed monitoring and inspection of the structural health of bridges, roadways and water systems that comprise a significant component of the nation's public infrastructure.
    Civil & Environmental Engineering
  • September 21, 2009
    Congratulations Joan Dela Cruz, BSME'13, who has won the Igor Sikorsky Scholarship which covers 50% of tuition for the first year. Recipients also participate in internships at Sikorsky Aircraft. Dela Cruz is only the second COE NUPRIME student to win this award.
    Mechanical & Industrial Engineering
  • September 18, 2009
    MIE Assistant Professor Rifat Sipahi has been awarded a $200K NSF grant to reveal the complex interplay between the topology, time delays, and the stability of dynamical systems that couple across networks. The project will have impacts in the fields of networked control systems, human-in-the-loop dynamics and epidemiology.
    Mechanical & Industrial Engineering
  • September 16, 2009
    Dana Peck, CIV'11, is the recipient of a $1500 SWE National - Jill S. Tietjen Scholarship. She is currently on coop in Perth, Australia doing research for Professor Tom Sheahan's NSF project on offshore geohazards.
    Civil & Environmental Engineering
  • September 15, 2009
    Megan Richardson, ME'10, is the recipient of a $5000 SWE National - General Electric Women's Network scholarship. She is currently on coop at California's NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory.
    Mechanical & Industrial Engineering
  • September 14, 2009
    After 6 students attended a month-long engineering class in the Netherlands on sustainable transportation, they have designed a method to add a bicycle promenade to the carriage path on Commonwealth Avenue. They gave a presentation to Newton residents during a recent City Hall meeting explaining their proposal.
    Civil & Environmental Engineering
  • September 9, 2009
    ECE Professors Mario Sznaier and Octavia Camps have won a $415K NSF grant to develop new methods to extract information very sparsely encoded in extremely high dimensional data streams, with applications to aware environments, autonomous vehicles and systems biology.
    Electrical & Computer Engineering
  • August 25, 2009
    The Nanoscale Science and Engineering Research Center for High-rate Nanomanufacturing (CHN) has received a $12.25 million renewal grant from the National Science Foundation to continue its industry-leading research.
    Electrical & Computer Engineering, Mechanical & Industrial Engineering
  • August 24, 2009
    Ryan Whelan, a junior in ECE, has been awarded a NSF Scholarship for Service Fellowship. Designed to increase and strengthen the cadre of federal information assurance professionals that protect the government's critical information infrastructure, this scholarship is administered through Northeastern's Institute for Information Assurance.
    Electrical & Computer Engineering
  • August 20, 2009
    April Gu, Assistant Professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering, has received a $297K NSF grant and a $230K grant from the Water and Environmental Research Foundation (WERF) to study the impact of wastewater derived organic nitrogen and refractory organic phosphorus.
    Civil & Environmental Engineering