Diversity News and Experiences

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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”.

Chemical Engineering

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 […]

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

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.

Chemical Engineering

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.

Electrical & Computer Engineering

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 […]

Electrical & Computer Engineering

two Asian students with award plaque in hands smiling

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 […]

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering