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[27] CaNCURE Director nationally recognized for contributions to diversity

2016-08-05

CaNCURE Director Srinivas Sridhar was recently awarded the 2016 Biomedical Engineering Society (BMES) Diversity Award for his outstanding contributions to improving gender and racial diversity in biomedical engineering. "I am honored to be recognized for our work in broadening participation and diversity through the national training programs organized by the Nanomedicine Academy," said Sridhar. Click to read full article.


[26] From Cameras to Computers, New Material Could Change How We Work and Play

2015-07-31

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[25] First annual CaNCURE Nanomedicine Day at Northeastern turns out strong showing

2015-06-23

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[24] Codi Gharagouzloo and Kris Patel, winners of NEU's Annual Research, Innovation and Scholarship (RISE) Expo

2015-04-09

Two students in professor Sridhar's laboratory, Codi Gharagouzloo and Kris Patel won awards in the 2015 Annual Research, Innovation and Scholarship (RISE) Expo at NEU. Ph.D student and IGERT Fellow, Codi Gharagouzloo won in two categories, Entrepeneurship and Indisciplinary Topics, for his poster: "Diagnosing Neuropathy Early with QUTE-CE MRI". Undergraduate, Kris Patel, won in the research Category for his poster titled: "NanoCRISPR: An Alternative to Chemotherapy"


[23] Sridhar invited to Spain for project "INSIDDE"

2014-06-30

Sridhar was in Oviedo, Spain June 23-25, 2014 as an External Advisor to a fascinating EU project named INSIDDE to discover hidden features in art using graphene films, Terahertz and imaging technologies. Their tweets about his visit are here: https://twitter.com/insidde_EU/status/479521974419718144, https://twitter.com/insidde_EU/status/481092705217691648

[22] An Innovation Ecosystem Drives Future for Nanomedicine

2013-05-21

Professor Sri Sridhar is establishing Northeastern as the go-to knowledge resource for clinical and commercial translation of basic university research.

[21] Developing Nanotechnologies to Improve Medical Care

2013-05-07

College of Science physics professor Srinivas Sridhar is working with a team of physicians and scientists at Northeastern University, Brigham and Women's Hospital, and Massachusetts General Hospital to develop nanotechnogies for image guided therapies.

[20] Creating a better brainwave monitor, augmented reality for cars - This Weeks' News Roundup!

2012-12-09

This week in our BCI industry news roundup, two news stories that captured our imaginations. A team at Northeastern University has received a grant to build a new type of brainwave monitor; Carnegie Mellon University is asking manufacturers to start considering augmented reality in cars.

[19] $50.000 grant for developing better brainwave monitors with Electric Field Encephalography

2012-12-06

Physics professor Srinivas Sridhar has been recently awarded a $50,000 grant for his project "Roadmap to Commercialization for Electric Field Encephalography". The professor is working on a new way to measure brain activity, with the goal of creating more accurate non-invasive brain-computer interfaces and neurofeedback applications.

[18] $50.000 grant for developing better brainwave monitors with Electric Field Encephalography

2012-12-06

Physics professor Srinivas Sridhar has been recently awarded a $50,000 grant for his project Roadmap to Commercialization for Electric Field Encephalography. According to a todays article on Medicalxpress, the professor is working on a new way to measure brain activity, with the goal of creating more accurate non-invasive brain-computer interfaces and neurofeedback applications. Sridhar is using Electric Field Encephalography (EFEG), a new technique based on measuring electric fields of the b

[17] A Better Brainwave Monitor

2012-12-05

Srinivas Sridhar's electric field encephalography (EFEG) is capable of getting much more detailed information about the brain's electrical activity

[16] Wonder Material Brings New Light to Night-Vision Gear

2012-06-01

The U.S. Army is partnering with graphene researchers to enable low-cost thermal imaging for all warfighters.


[15] Chemotherapy from the inside out

2012-04-25

Physics professor Sri Sridhar is joining forces with Dana Farber Cancer Institute to develop nanotechnology that will improve the way prostate cancer is treated.

[14] Research partnership to focus on infrared imaging

2011-12-14

The Electronic Materials Research Institute (eMRI) at Northeastern University has signed a three-year cooperative research agreement with the United States Army Research Laboratory at Adelphi, Md., to design graphene-based technology for use in low-cost infrared imaging applications for the military.

[13] Sridhar receives DARPA award for electric field sensor technology

2010-12-15

Prof. Srinivas Sridhar will lead a project to research and develop nanosensors thanks to a 1.5 million dollar subcontract awarded by DARPA.


[12] NSF grant supports global nanomedicine program

2010-07-27

Northeastern University has received a five-year, $3.1 million grant from the National Science Foundation to build on the success of its innovative Integrative Graduate Education and Research Traineeship (IGERT) nanomedicine program through the development of new global research and educational partnerships.


[11] Northeastern physicists develop 3D metamaterial nanolens that achieves super-resolution imaging

2010-01-14

Discovery uses nanowire arrays to image nanoscale objects beyond the diffraction limit.


[10] Nanotechnology collaboration aimed at curing cancers

2009-12-21

Researchers at Northeasterns Electronic Materials Research Institute (eMRI) are collaborating with two Harvard Medical School researchers to develop a nanotechnology-based smart implant to treat cancer.


[9] Northeastern University Physicists Create Assembly Technique for Carbon Nanotubes

2008-10-29

Srinivas Sridhar, Ph.D., distinguished professor and chair of Physics at Northeastern University, Evin Gultepe and their team of researchers from the universitys Electronic Materials Research Institute have demonstrated a technique to assemble single-walled carbon nanotubes (SWNT) into three-dimensional structures.

[8] Northeastern University Physicists Develop Nano-Optical Lens

2008-08-25

Using semiconductor nanotechnology, Srinivas Sridhar, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor and Chair of Physics at Northeastern University, and his team of researchers from the universitys Electronic Materials Research Institute have created a new microlens that focuses infrared light at telecommunication frequencies. The focusing power of this microlens sets a world record for one of the shortest focal lengths ever achieved, focusing the infrared beam to a spot just 12 micrometers away from the su

[7] Nanophotonics Research by Northeastern University Physics Professor leads to Nanomanufactured Optical Lenses

2008-07-07

Sri Sridhar, Distinguished Professor and Chair of Physics at Northeastern University, a team of researchers from the universitys Electronic Materials Research Institute has published research that has resulted in a new breakthrough in the field of nanophotonics, the study of light at the nanoscale level.

[6] Northeastern Professors Sridhar and Karma Elected to American Physical Society Fellowship

2007-12-17

Srinivas Sridhar and Alain Karma, both Professors of Physics and College of Arts & Sciences Distinguished Professors, have been elected as Fellows of the American Physical Society (APS) for their exceptional work in their specific areas of physics research.

[5] Nanophotonics Project Wins Best Poster Award at Fall 2007 MRS Meeting

2007-11-27

The project explores nanofabricated negative index optical elements from InP/InGaAsP and SOI heterostructures.


[4] Dr. Sri Sridhar Elected Fellow of The Americal Physical Society "For Outstanding Contribuations to Physics"

2007-11-07

"For elegant experiments providing seminal insights on left-handed metamaterials, quantum chaos, vortex and quasiparticle electrodynamics in superconductors, and collective excitations in low-dimensional materials." - APS Physics, 19 November 2007

[3] First Demonstration of Focusing by Plano-Concave Lens

2005-04-07

We demonstrate focusing of a plane microwave by a planoconcave lens fabricated from a photonic crystal having a negative refractive index and left-handed electromagnetic properties.


[2] First Demonstration of Imaging by Flat Lens

2003-11-27

The positive refractive index of conventional optical lenses means that they need curved surfaces to form an image, whereas a negative index of refraction allows a flat slab of a material to behave as a lens and focus electromagnetic waves to produce a real image.


[1] Sorting out quantum chaos in the microwave lab

1995-04-29

Depending on the table's shape, the motion of a billiard ball can be either predictable or chaotic. The same physical laws determine the outcome in either case, but in the chaotic situation the result is sensitively dependent on initial conditions.