Diversity News and Experiences

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Aug 23, 2023

Engineers develop tool to treat femoral hematomas and improve wheelchair camera mount with the help of high school students

High school students participating in an Enabling Engineering internship program designed a training tool to identify and treat femoral hematomas and improved a wheelchair camera mount.

Aug 01, 2023

Summer Bridge Scholars Program builds bonds, promises greater retention rates among first-year students

Northeastern’s Summer Bridge program, which started in the College of Engineering, is a week-long program designed to help first-generation college students prepare for their first year of college.

Jul 14, 2023

Passionate About Inclusive, Innovative, and Ethically Driven Software Engineering

Chaman Betrabet, a graduate student studying Software Engineering Systems at the COE, is excitedly preparing to embark on a new chapter in their career as a Mobile Integration Developer intern at SAP America. This opportunity at SAP America represents a significant milestone in Betrabet’s journey, and he is eager to contribute their skills and knowledge […]

Multidisciplinary Masters (IT Areas)

Mona Minkara introducing herself at the beginning of the panel.

Jul 07, 2023

Minkara Serves as Moderator for Intersection of Disability Panel

BioE Assistant Professor Mona Minkara served as a moderator for the “Intersection of Disability Panel” at the Disrupting Ableism and Advancing STEM: A National Leadership Summit held on June 5, 2023.


May 16, 2023

Engineering Students’ Camera Mount for Wheelchair Users is Ready for its Close-up

Northeastern University’s Enabling Engineering club designed a new durable, low-cost wheelchair camera mount that brings independence to wheelchair filmmakers by eliminating their dependence on others for setting up shots and making filmmaking more accessible.

Electrical & Computer Engineering

Mar 20, 2023

BioE Alumni Spotlight: Solomon Mensah, Worchester Polytechnic Institute

Assistant Professor Solomon Mensah obtained a Bachelor of Biomedical Engineering from City College of New York and a PhD in Bioengineering in 2019 from Northeastern University. He was born in Ghana and is the CEO of Therapeutic Innovations Inc., which develops lifesaving medical devices for low to middle-income countries. Currently, he works at Worcester Polytechnic […]


Mar 17, 2023

Boston Public Schools Students in the Spotlight During Annual Science Fair at Northeastern University

The Center for STEM Education assisted with the coordination of the 77th Boston STEM Fair, which gives students from grades 6-12 a chance to showcase their science and engineering projects.

Mar 10, 2023

We Need People with Different Perspectives to Solve Problems

BioE Assistant Professor Mona Minkara speech at the United Nations about the need for visually impaired people in the field of science earned her a standing ovation.