Our Team

Leadership

David Luzzi

Senior Advisor to the President
Senior Vice Provost for Research
Vice President, Innovation Campus

David Luzzi, PhD, MBA, is the senior vice provost for research at Northeastern and vice president of the Northeastern University Innovation Campus in Burlington, Massachusetts (ICBM). He is also chair of the board of the George J. Kostas Research Institute for Homeland Security at Northeastern University, LLC, a former dean of the College of Engineering, and a professor of mechanical and industrial engineering.

Luzzi leads applied research programs funded by the U.S. Army, Navy, and Air Force on materials and manufacturing, expeditionary cyber, expeditionary maneuver, shipyard modernization, and the detection and countering of autonomous systems. As a professor, Luzzi has extensive teaching and research experience in materials, nanoscience, and atomic-level structure and processes. His research program executed projects for the Army, Navy, Air Force, NATO, National Science Foundation, NASA, the European Union, and other international, federal, and state agencies and corporations.

Chief Executive Officer, KRI, LLC

Executive Director, Defense Programs, Innovation Campus

Senior Director of Administration, Finance and Planning, Innovation Campus

Research Staff

Senior Researchers

Senior Research Scientist
Kostas Research Institute

Senior Research Engineer
Director, EC-UAS Lab
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Senior Research Scientist
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Senior Research Engineer
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Junior Researchers

Software Engineer, EC-UAS Lab
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Lab Engineer, EC-UAS Lab
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Software Engineer, EC-UAS Lab
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Lab Technician, Cold Spray Laboratory
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Software Engineer, EC-UAS Lab
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Software Engineer, EC-UAS Lab
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Administrative & Security Staff

Assistant Facilities Security Officer
Kostas Research Institute

Administrative Coordinator and Security Administrator
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Information Systems Security Officer
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Director of Finance and Contracts

Executive Assistant to Leadership

Administrator, Finance and Contracts

Portfolio Manager, Defense Research
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Project Manager, Defense Research
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Senior Financial Analyst, Defense Programs
Kostas Research Institute
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Senior Space and Planning Administrator

Affiliated Faculty

University Distinguished Professor and William Lincoln Smith Professor of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Assistant Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Assistant Professor of Computer Sciences

Associate Professor of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

Professor and Associate Chair for Research, Electrical and Computer Engineering

Professor of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Professor of Political Science and Director, Global Resilience Institute

DiPietro Assistant Professor, Chemical Engineering

Professor of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

University Distinguished Professor and William Lincoln Smith Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Assistant Professor of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

Professor of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

Associate Professor of Physics

Distinguished University and Cabot Professor, Chemical Engineering and Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

Professor of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

George Behrakis Chair of Pharmaceutical Biotechnology and Founder and Director of the Center for Drug Discovery

Associate Professor of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, and Electrical and Computer Engineering

William Lincoln Smith Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Professor of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

Professor of Computer Sciences

Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Associate Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, and Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

Professor of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

Distinguished Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Associate Professor of Physics

Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering

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