College of Science News
Chemistry and Chemical Biology
Chemistry Professor Mike Pollastri has dedicated his life to the study of neglected tropical diseases. Here, he shares with News@Northeastern why this research is so important for the future of disease in the U.S., and around the world.
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Psychology Professor Iris Berent has had the honor to be part of the Humanities Center Resident Fellowship Program this year, a program hosted by the College of Social Sciences and Humanities that brings together scholars from various colleges to discuss a common theme.
College of Science, Physics
Northeastern University Distinguished Professor of Physics and Director of the Advanced Scientific Research Center Arun Bansil has just been named a 2017 Highly Cited Researcher by Clarivate Analytics.
Biology, Biotechnology, College of Science
Veronica Godoy-Carter, Associate Professor in the Department of Biology, sits down with the College of Science Graduate Program staff to talk about her research at Northeastern University.
Dr. Jonathan Tilly has been working in research in women’s health and fertility for over 20 years. He has received the support of a grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) that has been renewed yet again, with the current period extending the grant to a quarter of a century of unbroken funding. Read on to learn about his past two decades of groundbreaking discoveries.
Marine and Environmental Sciences, Marine Science Center
As restoration projects throughout Massachusetts and the country focus on restoring natural ecosystems, researchers at Northeastern University are looking for ways to better bridge the "practice science gap" between practitioners and biodiversity research in an effort optimize these types of projects.
Northeastern University Professor of Mathematics Ivan Losev uses algebra to solve the mechanics of quantum physics and field theory, the results of which can lend answers towards how atoms move and interact with each other. His complex studies in this field have led to being named one of the 2018 fellows of the American Mathematics Society (AMS).
Behavioral Neuroscience, Physics
The human brain is a mysterious supercomputer. Billions of neurons buzz within an intricate network that controls our every thought, feeling, and movement. And we’ve only just begun to understand how it all works.
Ask any academic researcher about their long-term goals and, among them, you’ll likely hear some variation of the phrase “societal impact.” That’s precisely the motivation behind Guardion, a venture developed by two Northeastern faculty members: Swastik Kar, professor of physics, and Yung Joon Jung, professor of mechanical and industrial engineering.