Diversity News and Experiences

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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.


Mar 10, 2023

Shaping the Future of Education in Africa

ECE Alum Mohamed Kante, E’12, founded iNERDE is to inspire and empower African youth to learn the skills they will need to make discoveries, think critically, and prosper in an evolving world.

Electrical & Computer Engineering

Mar 08, 2023

A Path Combining Chemical Engineering and Communications

Andrea Griffin, BS chemical engineering and minor in marketing, combines her interest in chemical engineering and communications through co-ops and a variety of activities, paving the way for pursuing an MBA in the future.

Chemical Engineering

Mar 01, 2023

Celebrating National Engineers Week 2023

The College of Engineering celebrated National Engineers Week with events including a ‘Break the Mold’ Fireside Chat with award-winning engineer and commentator Dr. Shini Somara and Dean Gregory Abowd; Cookies with the Dean event, which included snacks, photo and video booths, COE swag and a lot of COE pride; Breakout sessions with Shini Somara with select students and faculty showing our progressive engineering program, research, and community; and an Engineering for Everyone Expo hosted by the Center for STEM Education.

Bioengineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil & Environmental Engineering, Electrical & Computer Engineering, Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Rozanna Riley

Feb 09, 2023

Riley Receives Black Heritage Award

CEE Operations Manager Rozanna Riley was selected to receive the Black Heritage Award, which is given to those Northeastern staff and administrators in recognition of their dedicated service to Northeastern, to the students, and/or to the John D. O’Bryant African American Institute. She will be presented the award on February 22, 2023 at the Black […]

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Feb 06, 2023

Celebrating Black History Month

In honor of Black History Month, we share highlights of African American Scientists and Engineers who made important contributions to science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). 35 Scientists and Engineers In addition, learn about events happening this month at Northeastern University celebrating Black History Month. Black History Month 2023