Diversity Student Experiences

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Mar 02, 2021

The ‘Triple Husky’ Experience

Sarah Brown is a true Northeastern success story: a ‘triple Husky’ who earned her bachelor’s in electrical engineering, master’s in electrical and computer engineering, and a PhD in electrical engineering. After completing her doctorate in 2016, she was awarded the University of California at Berkeley Chancellor’s Postdoctoral Fellowship and served as a postdoctoral research associate […]

Electrical & Computer Engineering

Mar 02, 2021

A World of Difference

Diego Rivera, E’21, mechanical engineering, aims to find engineering solutions that meet the pressing challenges of climate change While growing up in South Florida, Diego Rivera, E’21, was always drawn to science and math. But it wasn’t until he took a physics class in high school that he began to see a clear career path […]

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Mar 02, 2021

The Road to a PhD and Career in Engineering Education

Northeastern graduate David Delaine, E’05, electrical engineering, was well on his way to a solid career as a consulting engineer, but life had other plans for him. A network of mentors and transformative experiences at Northeastern and beyond laid the groundwork for a career detour that led Delaine to pursue advanced studies and discover his […]

Electrical & Computer Engineering

Feb 23, 2021

Frias Receives Black Heritage Award

Academic Program Assistant Luis Frias received the “Black Heritage Award” which is given to Northeastern staff and administrators in recognition of their years of dedicated service to Northeastern, to students, and in some cases to the John D. O’Bryant African American Institute.

Feb 22, 2021

Taking Stereotypes out of Facial Recognition Software

PhD computer engineering student Zaid Khan, PhD’24, and ECE/Khoury Professor Raymond Fu are working to remove racial bias out of facial recognition programs.

Electrical & Computer Engineering

Feb 10, 2021

Students Working Together to Perform Experiments

Whether our engineering students are on campus or at home, they can still conduct experiments to see how things work.

Chemical Engineering

Nov 24, 2020

Making Northeastern Better for Everyone

“I don’t know why, but from a young age I’ve always loved chemistry,” says Lineyah Mitchell, E’21 and ME’21, chemical engineering. So, when she graduated from Brooklyn Technical High School, which has a focus on science and engineering, she knew she wanted to continue on that path. But, the exact path was uncertain. While she […]

Chemical Engineering

Nov 24, 2020

Strong Foundation Propelling the Future

During each step of her college journey, Northeastern graduate Liah Dukaye, E’17, chemical engineering, encountered, in her words, “ups and downs”—experiences that ultimately helped her build her skills, resilience, and confidence.

Chemical Engineering