Bismuth was long thought to be an ordinary metallic crystal, but groundbreaking research by physics professor Arun Bansil and his colleagues predicts it is in fact a highly efficient topological insulator, and it could be the answer to building supercomputers that don't overheat.
Biochemistry, Biology, Biotechnology, Physics
Six Northeastern University professors have been featured in the "The 2018 Highly Cited Researchers" list, which ranks researchers around the world who have produced papers that come in at the top 1 percent by citations in their fields between 2006 and 2016.
Research led by Lisa Feldman Barrett proved that there was never any evidence that emotions could be reliably gauged from facial expressions. These findings impact everyone from the TSA to Microsoft.Learn More
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.