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Ethics Institute
Director: Ronald Sandler, Professor of Philosophy and Religion The interdisciplinary Ethics Institute at Northeastern University was launched in 2011. The Institute is dedicated to bringing ethical analysis and evaluation to bear on social and environmental issues, as well as to promoting ethical reflection on decisions and challenges in contemporary life. It does so through: Research: The … Continued
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Electronic Materials Research Institute (eMRI)
Director: Srinivas Sridhar, Arts and Sciences Distinguished Professor of Physics eMRI’s research is focused on developing new materials and devices for nano-, info- and bio-technologies. Comprised of an interdisciplinary team of 14 faculty from chemistry, engineering, physics and pharmaceutical sciences, the eMRI’s research agenda seeks to characterize and control material processes at the nano-, micro- … Continued
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Cybersecurity and Privacy Institute
Safeguarding critical technology is the mission of Northeastern’s Cybersecurity and Privacy Institute. Forging partnerships with experts in industry, government, and academia worldwide, the Institute’s faculty and students develop, protect, and enhance technologies on which the world relies—from mobile devices and “smart” IoT applications to tomorrow’s self-driving cars and delivery drones. View Website  
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Center for Microcontamination Control (CMC)
Director: Ahmed Busnaina, William Lincoln Smith Chair of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering The CMC is the only Industry/University Research Center established by NSF that is devoted to contamination control for semiconductors (the electrical circuitry in computers). Partnered with the University of Arizona and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, the CMC’s seven Northeastern engineering and physics faculty are … Continued
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Center for Interdisciplinary Research on Complex Systems (CIRCS)
Director: Alain Karma, Professor of Physics Working on both complex biological and material science problems, CIRCS’s research includes designing computer models for use in the treatment of cardiac dynamics; finding ways to prevent the HIV virus from replicating in cells; developing new technology to analyze nucleic acids and proteins; studying the self-organized mitotic spindle formation … Continued
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Center for Health Policy and Healthcare Research
Director: Gary Young The Northeastern University Center for Health Policy and Healthcare Research was created to foster interdisciplinary research and education pertaining to health policy and health care delivery. The Center’s faculty consists of outstanding scholars who represent a range of disciplines including business, pharmacy, economics, engineering, law, information science, and organizational behavior. The Center … Continued
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Center for Emerging Markets
Director: Ravi Ramamurti: Director, D’Amore-McKim School of Business, Distinguished Professor of International Business and Strategy, and Jeff Bornstein Senior Fellow Welcome to Northeastern University’s Center for Emerging Markets (CEM), which was founded in 2007 in anticipation of the rise of these countries in the global economy! It is today a leading center for research on … Continued
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Brudnick Center on Violence and Conflict
Director: Gordana Rabrenovic, Associate Professor of Sociology Founded with an $800,000 gift from alumnus Irving Brudnick and his wife Betty Brudnick, the Center seeks to reduce conflict and violence between individuals and groups in a variety of areas including: school violence, terrorism, hate crimes, international conflict and warfare, hate speech on campus, religious persecution, and … Continued
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Barnett Institute of Chemical and Biological Analysis
Director: Michael Pollastri, Interim Director An internationally recognized center for advanced interdisciplinary research and training in analytical chemistry and biotechnology, the Barnett Institute’s work includes proteomics, biomarker discovery, drug synthesis and development, environmental cancer agent detection and ultrasensitive instrumentation. The Barnett Institute’s research team, which includes two endowed chairs in bioanalytical chemistry, an additional 20 … Continued
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Antimicrobial Discovery Center
Director: Kim Lewis, University Distinguished Professor The mission of the Center is to translate basic science discoveries into novel antimicrobial therapies to combat Biowarfare and conventional pathogen threats. Antimicrobial drug discovery is in a state of crisis ? the last class of broad-spectrum compounds, the fluoroquinolones, was discovered 40 years ago. The rise of multidrug … Continued
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