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Bala Maheswaran

 

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Bala Maheswaran, Ph.D.

367 Snell Engineering Center
360 Huntington Ave.
Boston, MA 02115
Tel: (617) 373 - 5905

mahes@coe.neu.edu

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Biography

Bala Maheswaran received  his M.S. and Ph.D. in experimental solid state Physics, and MSEE in Electrical Engineering from Northeastern University. He worked as a research associate and lecturer in the department physics, Northeastern University, and then joined the college of engineering. He is currently a senior faculty for the First-Year Engineering Program.  He has contributed and authored a total of forty six publications consisting of original research and education related papers, and conference proceedings. He has over twenty years of experience in teaching at Northeastern University. He is the Program Chair/Chair-Elect of Engineering Physics and Physics Division, ASEE and the co-chair of TASME Conference (Technological Advances in Science, Medicine and Engineering).


Research areas

·         Current research: Engineering and Engineering Physics education.

·         Past research: High temperature Superconductors and two-dimensional electron gas.


Selected Professional Activities

·         Division Chair, Engineering Physics and Physics Division, ASEE 2015-2017

·         Program Chair, Engineering Physics and Physics Division, ASEE 2013-2015

·         Secretary, Engineering Physics and Physics Division, ASEE 2011-2013

·         Award Committee, Engineering Physics and Physics Division, ASEE 2011-2013

·         Selection Committee, Best Paper, PIC III (Professional Interest Council III), ASEE 2012-2013

·         Co-Chair, Technological Advances in Science, Medicine and Engineering Conference (TASME) 2011-2014


Selected Awards

·         Distinguished Educator and Service Award, The Engineering Physics and Physics Division, ASEE 2013

·         Outstanding Teacher of First Year Engineering Students, College of Engineering, Northeastern University 2013

·         Nominee for Northeastern University 2013 “Excellence in Teaching Award”

·         Northeastern University, “15 Year Service Award”, 2012

·         Recognition for commitment as  teacher to  College of Engineering, by the Black Engineering Student Society, the Society of Women in Engineering, and the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineering 2011

·         Nominee for Northeastern University 2011 “Excellence in Teaching Award”

·         Outstanding Teacher of First Year Engineering Students, College of Engineering, Northeastern University 2001

·         Invention Incentive Award, Northeastern University

·         Advance Research Award, Barnett Institute, Northeastern University

·         US Patent  # 5677265