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  • September 21, 2010

    MIE Assistant Professor Ashkan Vaziri has received a $75K NSF EAGER grant to use shell mechanics concepts to study the nonlinear behavior of a number of inorganic and biological systems.

    Mechanical & Industrial Engineering
  • September 10, 2010

    September 10, 2010 was the historic groundbreaking for the George J. Kostas Research Institute for Homeland Security which will facilitate university researchers’ work in such fields as cryptography, data security, information assurance, robust infrastructure, and energy harvesting.

    Mechanical & Industrial Engineering
  • September 9, 2010

    Chemical Engineering Alumnus George J. Kostas has donated $12M to build a homeland security research facility on Northeastern's Burlington Campus. This is the largest donation for capital in the University's history.

    Chemical Engineering, Civil & Environmental Engineering, Mechanical & Industrial Engineering
  • August 17, 2010

    Under the direction of Associate Professor Sinan Muftu, a team of MIE capstone students, developed a portable, thin, flexible scale that can monitor a person’s body weight and can be conveniently used anywhere.

    Mechanical & Industrial Engineering
  • July 14, 2010

    Under the direction of Associate Professor Sinan Muftu, a team of MIE capstone students, developed a helmet that could measure the severity of head injuries after a fall and alert first responders to the significance of the damage.

    Mechanical & Industrial Engineering
  • July 6, 2010

    MIE Professor Hamid Nayeb-Hashemi & Assistant Professor Ashkan Vaziri have received a multi-national grant from QNRF for their "Novel approaches for structural protection in the oil, gas, and petrechemical industry".

    Mechanical & Industrial Engineering
  • June 28, 2010

    Beverly Jaeger, Susan Freeman, Rich Whalen, & Rebecca Payne won Best Paper for PIC III as well as Best Paper Overall at the 2010 ASEE Annual Conference for their paper “Successful Students: Smart or Tough?”. Both awards will be announced in the November issue of Prism.

    Civil & Environmental Engineering, Mechanical & Industrial Engineering
  • May 14, 2010

    Under the advisement of Associate Professor Charles DiMarzio, a team of ECE capstone students, created a wireless wrist device that contacts emergency officials if a person falls or has changes in their vital signs.

    Electrical & Computer Engineering, Mechanical & Industrial Engineering
  • May 14, 2010

    Aislinn Weldon, a junior in Industrial Engineering, has won the AREMA Committee 37 - Signal Systems Scholarship provided by the American Railway Engineering and Maintenance of Way Association (AREMA).

    Mechanical & Industrial Engineering
  • May 10, 2010

    A team of MIE undergraduate and graduate students, under the advisement of Professor Yiannis Levendis, have developed a way to convert non-biodegradable plastic into clean energy without releasing harmful emissions.

    Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

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