Research

At Northeastern, PhD students and their faculty mentors pursue research that is use-inspired, focused on discovering solutions to urgent global challenges, including health, security, and sustainability.

Through robust collaborations with industry, government, and other academic institutions worldwide, students advance interdisciplinary fields such as cybersecurity, drug discovery and delivery, healthcare delivery and policy, infrastructure resilience, and urban sustainability. Through these innovative partnerships, they gain experience that imparts relevance to their dissertation research.