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Hasnain Hafiz

Physicist takes on battery challenges

Hasnain Hafiz was recently recognized by the College of Science for his exemplary work in research in functional energy materials.

Physics study finds universality in cell shape as they undergo fluid-solid transition

Bi and his collaborators at the Harvard School of Public Health have just published a paper in Nature Physics on the "Geometric constraints during epithelial jamming," which looks to understand how epithelial cells change in shape and movement to heal injuries or spread cancerous cells.

Biophysicist is first professor recruited through “Game Changer” initiative

Herbert Levine, who will join Northeastern’s faculty in January 2019. Levine is the university’s first new hire through the "Game Changers Fund," a $50 million initiative to bring leading scientists and scholars to the university. Levine will also become Northeastern’s first National Academy of Sciences member.