Interdisciplinary Institutes

Northeastern builds research institutes around challenges rather than academic disciplines. This approach opens new avenues for multidisciplinary collaborations among academia, industry, and government—the kinds of partnerships necessary for solving complex global problems.

George J. Kostas Research Institute for Homeland Security

At the George J. Kostas Research Institute for Homeland Security (KRI), faculty research collaborations address real-world needs in security, intelligence, and resilience. Co-located here are companies, including AeroVironment, Raytheon, the Rogers Corporation, and VRC Metal Systems, as well as branches of the U.S. military.

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Institute for the Wireless Internet of Things

The mission of the Institute for the Wireless Internet of Things (WIoT) is to connect people and their environment wirelessly by a continuum of AI-powered devices and networks. WIoT faculty are dedicated to making wireless communications exponentially faster, more secure, and more energy efficient.

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Northeastern’s Innovation Campus accelerates technology and innovation through a uniquely powerful, customizable partnership model. 

Leadership and faculty

Experts from industry, government, and academia join with faculty and students to translate discoveries into revolutionary technologies, materials, and systems.

Our facilities

At this 14-acre hub of research breakthroughs and entrepreneurship, companies, startups, federal agencies, and universities convene.

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We serve local communities, the nation, and the world. Explore a research or educational partnership with us.