Announcing the NSF Workshop on Predictive Intelligence for Pandemic Prevention, www.thepipp.org. We cordially invite the participation of scientists, engineers, technologists, and policymakers with an expertise or interest related to pandemic prevention, including, but not limited to, sensor engineering, epidemiology, wildlife, and human health, ecology, quantitative social sciences, evolutionary biology, engineering, and computer science, new approaches to modeling, computational mathematics, data-enabled predictive science and decision-making, and real-time intelligent sensing.

We have openings for graduate students and postdocs with a background in Bioengineering and Chemical Engineering. Please send me your resume to apply.

Nirjhar Bhattacharjee was awarded the Graduate Thesis/Dissertation Research Grant Award. Congratulations, Nirjhar.

Nian Sun was awarded the Constantinos Mavroidis Outstanding Translational Research Award from the College of Engineering, Northeastern University.

We (Northeastern University, Winchester Technologies, UMass Medical School) are funded by the NIH RADx (Rapid Acceleration of Diagnostics) to commercialize our new SARS-COV-2 sensors for instant COVID-19 tests.

Alexei Matyushov successfully had his Ph.D. defense on August 24, 2020, as the 21st Ph.D. graduate from our lab. Congratulations!

Mohsen Zaeimbashi successfully had his PhD defense on August 11, 2020, as the 20th PhD graduate from our lab. Congratulations!

Yuyi Wei successfully had his PhD defense on August 3, 2020 as the 19th PhD graduate from our lab. Congratulations!

We have immediate openings for postdoctoral scientists and Ph.D. students with a background in Physics, Electrical Engineering, Materials, and Chemical Engineering. Please send your resume to us at n.sun@northeastern.edu to apply.

We are funded by a NSF RAPID Award (ID 2031142) to develop sensors for rapid COVID-19 point-of-care diagnosis.

Dr. Sun gave an invited talk at Massachusetts General Hospital on novel gas sensors for instant diagnosis of SARS-CoV-2 virus, April 29, 2020.

We are funded by the Northeastern University COVID-19 Seed Funding to study instant diagnosis method for SARS-CoV-2 virus.

Alex Will-Cole was awarded the prestigious Department of Defense National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowship  (DoD NDSEG Fellowship). Congratulations! The DoD NDSEG Fellowship Program, established in 1989 by direction of Congress and sponsored by the Army, Navy, and Air Force, serves as a means of increasing the number of United States citizens trained in science and engineering disciplines of military importance.

Dr. Sun gave an invited talk entitled “Novel Magnetoelectric Antennas from VLF to UHF” in the Annual Research Strategy Meeting (ARSM), TANMS, UCLA on January 29, 2020.

Dr. Sun gave an invited talk entitled “Novel Magnetoelectric Sensors and Antennas” to the Kilby Laboratory of Texas Instruments, January 20, 2020.

Samer Haidar just passed his PhD defense on Dec. 19, 2020. Congratulations Sam!