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Allison Dennis

Jul 10, 2024

Boosting Solar Energy and Water Purification with Advanced Nanotechnology

ChE Associate Professor Allison Dennis, in collaboration with Bjoern Reinhard from Boston University, was awarded a $708,937 NSF grant for “Interfacial Excitation Transfer in Hybrid Metal/Chalcopyrite Plasmonic Nanostructures.”

Chemical Engineering

Jul 08, 2024

Announcing 2024 AJC Merit Research Scholars

Several engineering and science students mentored by COE faculty are recipients of Northeastern’s AJC Merit Research Scholarship, which will fund a July to December 2024 co-op in the laboratory of a Northeastern University STEM faculty member.

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

Jul 02, 2024

Studying Gut Bacteria

ChE Assistant Professor Benjamin Woolston, in collaboration with Ahmad (Mo) Khalil from Boston University, was awarded a $900,000 NSF grant for “Synthetic Ecology of Mixed Aerobic/Anaerobic Microbial Consortia.”

Chemical Engineering

Jun 13, 2024

Combo COVID-19-Flu Shot Could Have Broad Appeal

Bouvé/ChE University Distinguished Professor Mansoor Amiji says the convenience of a combined mRNA COVID-19 and flu shot, which successfully completed a late-stage trial at Moderna, could drive up the percentage of people vaccinated against the coronavirus.

Chemical Engineering

Jun 13, 2024

Prebiotics in Food Are More Certain Source of Health Benefits Than Prebiotic Sodas

While the health benefits of prebiotics in soda are debated, ChE Professor Rebecca Carrier recommends relying on the definitive evidence that food with prebiotics promote a healthy gut and can have overall health benefits.

Chemical Engineering

Mansoor Amiji

Jun 10, 2024

New Approaches for Blood Disease Treatments

Bouvé/ChE University Distinguished Professor Mansoor Amiji’s research on “Lipid Nanoparticles Target Haematopoietic Stem Cells” was published in Nature Nanotechnology.

Chemical Engineering

Jun 03, 2024

Investigating the Link Between Gut Health and Mental Health

ChE Professor Rebecca Carrier explains the current knowns and unknowns of the connection between gut health and mental health. While the two have been proven to have a clear link between them, the underlying mechanisms that cause these connections to be made are still being researched.

Chemical Engineering

May 20, 2024

Enhancing Diversity in Engineering Departments

ChE Professor and Chair Rebecca Willits’ research on “Framework for Department-Level Accountability To Diversify Engineering” was published in Nature Reviews Bioengineering.

Chemical Engineering