Shashi Murthy Associate Professor, Chemical Engineering email@example.com 617.373.4017 Expertise cell surface and intracellular phenomena, microfluidic devices for applications in clinical diagnostics and regenerative medicine Shashi Murthy in the Press Article Boston Magazine Northeastern professor receives $1.4 million grant for vaccine development A Northeastern University professor has received a $1.4 million grant from the National Institutes for Health (NIH) for his work streamlining the vaccine development process. Shashi Murthy, a professor in the chemical engineering department at Northeastern, has developed a tool that can turn monocytes, the largest type of blood cell, into dendritic cells, the cells […] Article Boston Magazine Northeastern grad creates device that promises to change eye disorder diagnosis David Walsh knew there had to be a better way. After watching his grandmother, who suffers from age-related macular degeneration, undergo painful treatments that neither she nor her doctor knew to be effective, Walsh, a graduate student at Northeastern University, took matters into his own hands and developed a device that could change the way […] Shashi Murthy for Northeastern Global News Ten things to do on Northeastern’s Boston campus for National Engineers Week Ten things to do on Northeastern’s Boston campus for National Engineers Week Learn how industrial engineers are fighting human trafficking. Examine robots that fly, drive, and swim. Tour labs in the Interdisciplinary Science and Engineering Complex. Two Northeastern startups win MassChallenge awards Two Northeastern startups win MassChallenge awards Mobile Pixels and Boston Materials, founded by members of the Northeastern community, have received a total of $150,000 from MassChallenge. How an idea from a lab may change cancer treatments How an idea from a lab may change cancer treatments Quad Technologies started with an idea of improving cancer treatments. Now the researchers are moving their technology closer to human clinical trials. Two Northeastern startups named MassChallege Boston finalists, competing for $1.5M in cash prizes Two Northeastern startups named MassChallege Boston finalists, competing for $1.5M in cash prizes Boston Materials is making carbon fiber composite materials that could be used to make lightweight but durable bicycles, hockey sticks, and wind turbines. Mobile Pixels has created a secondary screen that attaches to your laptop to make you more productive on-the-go. Now both startups are vying for a share of $1.5 million in prize money. With NIH award, professor aims to ease a ‘bottleneck’ in vaccine development With NIH award, professor aims to ease a ‘bottleneck’ in vaccine development Northeastern professor of chemical engineering Shashi Murthy has received a four-year, $1.4 million award from the National Institutes of Health to develop a novel instrument that would automate an important process used in creating effective vaccines. Take 5: Questions of the heart Take 5: Questions of the heart From studying the physics of a heartbeat to designing new cardiac disease detection methods, these five researchers have the heart on the brain. Earth-based startup gets a boost from space Earth-based startup gets a boost from space The Center for the Advancement of Science in Space has selected Northeastern spinoff company Quad Technologies as one of eight startups through the MassChallenge Startup Accelerator to receive funding that will leverage their research on the International Space Station U.S. National Laboratory. Northeastern startup named finalist in global competition Northeastern startup named finalist in global competition Quad Technologies, a biotechnology company founded at Northeastern, is a finalist in the 2013 MassChallenge, an annual global startup competition with more than $1 million in accelerator grant funding up for grabs. Challenge accepted Challenge accepted A record number of Northeastern alumni have been selected as global finalists in the MassChallenge 2013 Accelerator Program. A miniature device with a big impact A miniature device with a big impact PhD graduate Brian Plouffe drew from the respective expertise of chemical engineering professors Shashi Murthy and Laura Lewis to design a miniature device that detects late-stage cancer.