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Apr 29, 2019

Enabling Engineers Group Builds Prototypes to Improve Lives

The Enabling Engineers student group have designed products such as a bow and arrow for the visually impaired and a one handed guitar to improve the lives of people with physical and cognitive disabilities. ‘We don’t just build something in a vacuum’ Kevin Leiser starts with his eyes closed and his back to the target. […]


Apr 23, 2019

Journey to Medical School

Aanie Phillips, BS Bioengineering 2019, a pre-med bioengineering student with a concentration in cell and tissue engineering, chose her field based on her love of math and science and the possibility of becoming a physician. “In the back of my head, I always knew that I wanted to be a doctor, so I chose bioengineering […]


Feb 26, 2019

Rich Harris Receives 2 NSBE Honors

Assistant Dean Richard Harris was selected as a STEM Advocate 2019 Honoree by the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) Boston and received the NSBE 2019 Golden Torch Award as a Minority Engineering Program Director of the Year for 2018-2019.

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