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Sep 17, 2021

Monitoring the Neurological Functions of Preterm Infants

University Distinguished Professor Dagmar Sternad, biology/ECE, in collaboration with David Paydarfar at the University of Texas at Austin Medical School, was awarded a $1M NSF grant for “Movement as a Vital Sign in Preterm Infants.”

Bioengineering, Electrical & Computer Engineering

Sep 17, 2021

A Dialogue of Civilizations Led to Friendship and Joint Research

After a Dialogue of Civilizations course with ECE Associate Professor Charles DiMarzio, a group of students teamed up to research a better method of visualizing collagen monomer orientations. This idea traveled from the Andes to the Green Mountains. Three years later, it’s finally published. Main photo by Matthew Modoono/Northeastern University In 1921, Benton MacKaye climbed […]

Electrical & Computer Engineering

Sep 17, 2021

Endowed Fund in Memory of ECE Emeritus Professor Philip Serafim for Recognizing Undergraduate Student Excellence

In honor of the late ECE Professor Emeritus Philip Serafim’s legacy, his beloved wife, Leta Serafim, along with his colleagues and friends, have established the Professor Philip Serafim Fund for Recognizing Undergraduate Student Excellence in his memory.

Electrical & Computer Engineering

Arvin Grabel

Sep 14, 2021

ECE Scholarship in Memory of the Late Professor Arvin Grabel

In honor of the late ECE Professor Emeritus Arvin Grabel’s legacy, his wife of 51 years, Ruth Grabel, has created the Professor Arvin Grabel Memorial Scholarship in his memory.

Electrical & Computer Engineering

Sep 14, 2021

Designing Ultrasonic Implantable Devices based on the Internet of Medical Things Platform

ECE Professor Tommaso Melodia was awarded a patent for designing a “Software-defined implantable ultrasonic device for use in the internet of medical things.”

Electrical & Computer Engineering

Computer engineering graduate student Rui Luo operates the robot that will be entered into the September 2021 semifinals of a $10 million global robotics competition.

Sep 10, 2021

Creating a Human Avatar in Remote Locations

A group of Northeastern University students led by MIE Assistant Professor Peter Whitney, has made it to the semifinals of the global Avatar XPrize competition which aims to create an avatar system that can transport human presence to a remote location in real-time.

Electrical & Computer Engineering, Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

edmund yeh

Sep 07, 2021

Yeh Pioneers Application of Information Theory to Mechanism Design in Microeconomics

ECE Professor Edmund Yeh and graduate student Jinkun Zhang, in collaboration with Dirk Bergemann, Douglass and Marion Campbell Professor of Economics at Yale University, has published the paper titled “Nonlinear Pricing with Finite Information” in the November 2021 issue of Games and Economic Behavior, a leading journal on game theory and economics.  The paper is […]

Electrical & Computer Engineering

Zachary Walker-Liang outside with his drone

Sep 03, 2021

Undergraduate Student’s Research Focuses on Developing Software for Drones to Enforce COVID Guidelines

Zachary Walker-Liang, E’25, just completed his first year in the College of Engineering pursuing a combined major in computer engineering and computer science. A Washington DC native, he chose Northeastern because of his love of snow, the Boston skateboarding scene, and the university’s signature co-op program. He applied for early decision and was surprised to […]

Electrical & Computer Engineering