Diversity News and Experiences
Nov 27, 2018
Prof. Koppes at AIChE WIC
The AIChE Women’s Initiative Committee (WIC) hosted a full day symposium of female speakers at AIChE 2018 to highlight the significant contributions of women to the chemical engineering field, including ChE Assistant Professor Abby Koppes who presented on “Engineered Models of the Gut-Brain Axis”.
Oct 22, 2018
A Leader of Tomorrow
More than 1,200 students from 420 universities, with 111 different ethnicities from 80 different countries. Those are the statistics for those who entered the 48th St. Gallen Symposium essay competition. The St. Gallen Symposium essay competition has students send in individual original entrees based on the theme of the upcoming conference, while a panel of […]
Oct 18, 2018
NU’s First Undergraduate Global Health Conference
Bioengineering student Kritika Singh, E’20, is striving to inspire students to care about global health by organizing the first Northeastern University Global Health Initiative conference on October 19-20, 2018, which will include ten interactive workshops and is free and open to all.
Oct 01, 2018
Exploring and Discovering a Passion for Biochemistry
She received the Undergraduate Early Research and Creative Endeavors Award. The Office of Undergraduate Research and Fellowships grants this award to support compelling undergraduate projects executed under the mentorship of department faculty.
Sep 18, 2018
Undergraduate Lab Fair Opens Up Possibilities
Starting at the Undergraduate Research Fair where autonomous rovers caught his eye, James found his passion in robotics, spending the next several years conducting research at the Robotics and Intelligent Vehicles Research Lab.
Aug 15, 2018
Strong Female Role Models Contributed to Their Success
Jennifer Morales, PhD Bioengineering, comes from a place where feminist role models are rare and detainees are prevalent. She’s from Mission, Texas, a city in Hidalgo County—one of the immigration epicenters in the United States. “Whenever you hear about families getting separated at the border, they’re probably talking about Hidalgo,” she said. It’s economically depressed, […]
Jun 13, 2018
Passion for Learning, Teaching
After being accepted into Northeastern’s prestigious University Scholars Program for his outstanding high school performance, Delaware native Thurston Brevett, BS Electrical and Computer Engineering 2018, intended to take full advantage of the College of Engineering’s top academics and well-known experiential learning programs to make the most of his degree. A fan of tinkering with remote-controlled […]
Feb 28, 2018
The Society of Asian Scientists and Engineers
Written by Derek Tran, a fourth year BS/MS track of Mechanical Engineering. About me Derek Tran is a fourth year student on the BS/MS track of Mechanical Engineering with a concentration in Mechanics and Design. Derek has completed co-ops at Siemens Healthcare, Biorad and is now on his 3rd co-op at Desktop Metal. He is currently […]