Roberto Tron: Redefining Health Care for Aging America

With adults age 65 and older forming the United States’ fastest-growing population segment, more Americans are bound to experience severe and complex health conditions. To meet the needs of the country’s graying population, the current health care system must rethink its existing treatment approaches for older patients. This is where Roberto Tron, an assistant professor […]

Smart Technology: Open Source and Equitable

Between 2012 and 2017, the number of car accidents in Boston rose by 33%. Depending on the year, 25% to 31% of all reported accidents in Boston resulted in non-fatal injuries. Christos Cassandras, a distinguished professor of engineering and head of the division of systems engineering,  is working to mitigate this issue through smart technology. By implementing cooperative autonomous vehicles, which can communicate with each other, he aims to improve safety, congestion, and energy consumption.

SE Professor & Alumni Earn Awards & Appointments

The Division of Systems Engineering (SE) is proud to announce that three SE affiliates, current and former, have recently received notable awards and appointments. Their accomplishments are wide-ranging, and the Division congratulates them on their well-merited recognition.   Yannis Paschalidis, Distinguished Professor of Engineering (ECE, BME, SE) and Director of the Rafik B. Hariri Institute […]

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Christine Ritzkowski Elected to Academic Resilience Consortium Steering Committee

Our own Divisions Graduate Programs Manager, Christine Ritzkowski has just been elected to the Academic Resilience Consortium (ARC) Steering Committee. ARC is “an association of faculty, staff, and students in higher education who are dedicated to understanding and promoting student resilience.  Members represent many functions in higher education, such as learning services, counseling services, advising […]