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MIE Professor Hameed Metghalchi and Assistant Dean Richard Harris were awarded a $250K NSF sub-award for the “Louis Stokes Renewal STEM Pathways and Research Alliance: Northeast LSAMP 2021-2026.”
Northeastern Wins $10 Million NSF Grant to Boost People of Color and Women in Engineering Nationally
Northeastern’s College of Engineering won a prestigious NSF $10 million five-year grant, Engineering PLUS (Partnerships Launching Underrepresented Students) Alliance, to build a system and a network to increase engineering degrees among women and BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and Other People of Color) nationally. Karl Reid, Northeastern University’s Chief Diversity Office, is PI, and Michael Silevitch, College of Engineering Distinguished Professor, ECE, Claire Duggan, director of STEM programs and operations, COE, and Richard Harris, assistant dean for Academic Scholarship, Mentoring, and Outreach and director of NU Program in Multicultural Engineering, COE, are co-PIs, as well as Karen Horting of the Society of Women Engineers.
Richard Harris, assistant dean of academic scholarship, mentoring and outreach, director of the NU Program in Multicultural Engineering (NUPRIME), co-chair DEI Committee, and special advisor for Educational Pathways Programs in the Office of the Provost, has been appointed a member of the Board of Directors of the National GEM Consortium, effective July 1, 2021. The […]
While 2020 was a challenging year, it did result in some positive impacts. Among these was an increased awareness of systemic racial inequalities in the U.S., which led many businesses and private individuals to commit to supporting social change.
First-generation engineering students and their parents, especially those from historically underrepresented groups, including African-Americans, women, and Hispanics, are more likely to be unaware of career options in STEM-related fields like engineering,” explains Richard Harris, assistant dean of Academic Scholarship, Mentoring and Outreach, and director of the Northeastern University Program in Multicultural Engineering (NUPRIME).
Sarah Brown is a true Northeastern success story: a ‘triple Husky’ who earned her bachelor’s in electrical engineering, E’11, master’s in electrical and computer engineering, ME’14, and a doctorate in electrical engineering, PhD’16. After completing her doctorate, she was awarded the University of California at Berkeley Chancellor’s Postdoctoral Fellowship and served as a postdoctoral research […]
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 passion for engineering education.
With a focus on experiential learning and research, the College of Engineering at Northeastern is offering a new undergraduate research program—the Undergraduate Program for Leaders In Future Transformation (UPLIFT). The program is designed to nurture high-potential undergraduate talent through transformative experiential research and learning opportunities. Beginning in their first year of study at Northeastern, UPLIFT […]
Congratulations to all the winners of the faculty and staff awards, and to everyone for their hard work and dedication during the 2019-2020 academic school year.
College of Engineering faculty, staff, and students, published and presented virtual papers at the American Society for Engineering Education – Virtual National conference.
A new partnership between Northeastern University and the National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering (NACME) has created scholarship opportunities for highly talented undergraduate engineering students from historically underrepresented populations.
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.
Provost and MIE Professor James Bean (PI) and co-PI Professors Barbara Guthrie (Bouvé), Carla Mattos (COS), Hameed Metghalchi (MIE), and Benjamin Hescott (CCIS), along with collaborators Richard Harris, COE Assistant Dean and Director of the Northeastern University Program in Multicultural Engineering, and Sara Wadia-Fascetti, Vice Provost of the PhD Network and CEE Professor, were awarded a $1M NSF grant for the “Strategic Advancement of Rising Scholars (STARS) Nominated by the Northeast Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (NE-LSAMP).”
As part of a $3.5M NSF grant led by Assistant Dean Richard Harris and MIE Professor Hameed Metghalchi, in collaboration with five other universities, a group of LSAMP Scholars participated for the first time in international research at the Shanghai Jiao Tong University in China.
ECE Professor Bradley Lehman, MIE Associate Professor Marilyn Minus, Assistant Dean Richard Harris, and STEM Director Claire Duggan were awarded a 5-year $5M NSF grant to develop a "Student Pathways Opening World Energy Resources (S-POWER)" program.
ECE Professor David Kaeli was awarded a $360K NSF grant to develop an REU site to provide students exploring big data problems access to state-of-the-art high performance computing resources.
Undergrads can now submit to the first edition of Embark: Northeastern Undergraduate Engineering Review This is a journal dedicated to publishing papers authored by COE undergrads and to exposing students to the paper review process typical to professional journals. If interested, please fill out the survey found at the following link to stay updated: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/3KMNFCP Please send any questions to firstname.lastname@example.org. Submitting […]
Congratulations to the winners of the 2015 ‘Center for Ocean Science Education Excellence – Technology & Engineering for Knowledge (COSEE-TEK)’ Design Project.
ECE & ChE Professor Vincent Harris interviewed by American Express OPEN Forum on the use of Drones for Business.
As part of Northeastern’s inaugural Dialogue of Innovation and Civilization program, more than a dozen students developed sustainable solutions to a range of economic and agricultural challenges facing farmers in Cameroon. The program, set in the town of Bali, was established and launched by the College of Engineering this summer. Over a six-week period, students worked with more […]
Assistant Dean Richard Harris will be inducted in April as a Fellow of the Massachusetts Academy of Sciences for his extraordinary scientific accomplishments and service to the science community and the public. Each year, the Massachusetts Academy of Sciences honors distinguished individuals through its Fellows Program. The awardees constitute a select and prestigious community of […]