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Sep 20, 2022

Fall 2022 Spark Fund Awardees

Bouve/ChE University Distinguished Professor Mansoor Amiji, ChE Assistant Professor Sara Hashmi, ECE Professor Purnima Ratilal-Makris, and MIE Assistant Professor Mohsen Moghaddam are recipients of the Fall 2022 Spark Fund Awards.

Chemical Engineering, Electrical & Computer Engineering, Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Sep 16, 2022

New Techniques of Treating Breast Cancer

ChE Professor Debra Auguste is developing a new targeted approach to treating triple-negative breast cancer (TNBC) – a form of the disease more prevalent in younger women, with a higher rate of mortality among African American women.

Chemical Engineering

Aug 19, 2022

Using Spark Fund Award to Regenerate Nerve Damage

ChE Assistant Professor Ryan Koppes is using the Spark Funds he received earlier this year to develop methods of converting olfactory stem cells into Schwann Cells that can be used to repair nerve damage.

Chemical Engineering

Aug 18, 2022

Creating Radiation Shielding with Nanoparticle Composites

ChE Professor Ming Su was awarded a patent for “Enhanced radiation shielding with conformal, lightweight nanoparticle-polymer composite.”

Chemical Engineering

Magda Barecka

Aug 17, 2022

New Faculty Spotlight: Magda Barecka

Magda Barecka joins the Chemical Engineering department in August 2022 as an Assistant Professor with a joint appointment in Chemistry and Chemical Biology.

Chemical Engineering

Abigail Koppes working in a lab.

Aug 16, 2022

Abigail Koppes: Advancing Technology, Treatment, and Diversity in Biomedical Engineering

Associate Professor Abigail Koppes, chemical engineering, began her career as a Future Faculty Fellow through Northeastern’s ADVANCE Office of Faculty Development. Today she is an associate professor, has two patents, and numerous young investigator recognitions.

Chemical Engineering

Aug 11, 2022

GelMA/MeTro Composites for Peripheral Nerve Repair

ChE Associate Professor Abigail Koppes and Assistant Professor Ryan Koppes were awarded a patent for creating “Gelatin/elastin composites for peripheral nerve repair.”

Chemical Engineering

Jul 22, 2022

Six Engineering Spinouts Selected as Eddies Finalists

Six spinout companies that were created by engineering faculty have been selected as finalists for the Massachusetts Innovation Network’s innovation competition, The Eddies. Every year, the Massachusetts Innovation Network hosts its signature innovation competition, The Eddies. The Eddies (formerly known as NE Innovation Awards) is the oldest and longest running innovation competition in New England. […]

Chemical Engineering, Electrical & Computer Engineering, Mechanical & Industrial Engineering