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‘You Have the Power to Make Change.’ Sustainability Trips to Brazil Earn Professor Northeastern’s First Global Educator Award

ChE Associate Teaching Professor Courtney Pfluger received Northeastern University’s inaugural 2023 Global Educator Award. The award recognizes the contributions of faculty to students’ global learning and acknowledges and celebrates the value of these experiences to Northeastern’s students and to our mission as a global university. Pfluger’s work on developing meaningful cooperative partner projects, including nine Dialogue of Civilizations visits to Brazil since 2013, made her nomination stand out.

Faculty and Staff Awards 2023

Congratulations to all the winners of the faculty and staff awards, and to everyone for their hard work and dedication during the 2022-2023 academic school year. COE Distinguished Faculty Award Yun Raymond Fu, ECE Auroop Ganguly, CEE Luke Landherr, ChE Sinan Müftü, MIE Mark Niedre, BioE Alison Nogueira, Co-op Nian Sun, ECE Constantinos Mavroidis Translational […]

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Pfluger Wins Best Division Paper and Best PIC 5 Paper at Annual ASEE Conference

ChE Associate Teaching Professor Courtney Pfluger won the best paper in the Design in Engineering Education Division and won the best paper in the Professional Interest Council 5 at the Annual American Society of Engineering Education Conference.

AIChE Wins Multiple Awards at Student Conference

The AIChE student group had an exciting weekend at the 2021 AIChE Annual Student Conference placing third in the Chem-E-Car poster competition, winning “most innovative car design” at the 2021 Annual Student Conference Chem-E-Car Competition Finals, and winning the Outstanding Student Chapter Award for their exceptional level of participation, enthusiasm, program quality, professionalism, and involvement […]

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Pfluger Receives Award for Innovation in Chemical Engineering Education

ChE Associate Professor Courtney Pfluger received the “2021 Award for Innovation in Chemical Engineering Education” for the development of an immersive, sustainability-focused, global learning experience through an innovative in-country and virtual faculty-led program applying chemical engineering concepts to global issues.

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Chemical Engineering Students Compete in National AIChE ChemE Car Competition

At the national American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) virtual conference in November, the Northeastern student chapter took part in the ChemE Car competition by developing a car that runs on a chemical reaction that must carry a certain weight, and travel a specific distance. 

Faculty and Staff Awards 2020

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.

COE Presents at the 2020 ASEE’S Virtual Conference

College of Engineering faculty, staff, and students, published and presented virtual papers at the American Society for Engineering Education – Virtual National conference.

AIChE Members Attend National Conference and Place 14th in Chem-E-Car Competition

Twenty-one chemical engineering students attended the AIChE National Conference in Orlando, Florida, along with a number of their professors.

ChemE Car Places Second at Regional Conference; Advances to Nationals in Orlando

The Northeastern ChemE Car team placed second at the annual Eckhardt Northeast Regional AIChE Conference at UMass Amherst which qualifies them to compete at the AIChE National Conference this fall in Orlando.

ChE Outstanding TA Award

ChE PhD student Ehsan Keyvani-Someh received the NU Graduate Education Outstanding Graduate Student Award in Teaching. Ehsan has done great work assisting ChE Teaching Professor Courtney Plfuger. The picture attached is of Ehsan with his students as he says he "owes this nomination to them". Congratulations Ehsan!

Summer ChE Trip

ChE Assistant Teaching Professor Courtney Pfluger traveled to Brazil with 22 students for a Dialogue of Civilizations in Summer 1. The focus of this Dialogue was on Sustainable Energy and how Brazil has been able to supply over 80% of its electrical grid with sustainable sources and technologies. We met with Brazilian companies and political […]

ChE Professors Receive Awards at ASEE Summer School Conference

ChE's Adam Ekenseair, Lucas Landherr, and Courtney Pfluger all were honored for their poster sessions during the American Society of Engineering Education Chemical Engineering Division Summer School.

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Battle Tops Competition

Many of the First Year Engineering class sections have been gearing up to compete with their 3D Printed Battle Tops. Students in Dr. Variawa, Dr. Pfluger, Dr. Goldthwaite and Dr. Whalen’s classes were involved in the competition, which took place Monday, November 24th, in a classroom in the basement of Snell Library. The students were split up into teams, […]

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3D Printed Battle Tops

Professor Chirag Variawa’s First Year Engineering class has been hard at work lately, preparing their final software-design project. The assignment involves creating 3D-printed spinning tops with varied designs, which will be battled against each other on Monday, November 24th. The creations include all kinds of interesting features, such as different centers of gravity or curved edges. The […]

Students explore Brazil’s renewable energy sector

Gen­er­ating renew­able energy from nat­ural resources such as wind, sun­light, and geot­hermal heat could save us from an impending energy crisis, according to Arturo Avila, a second-​​year stu­dent studying civil and envi­ron­mental engi­neering. “The smartest thing to do is to start thinking about alter­na­tives to fossil fuels so we can have other options to power the […]

Chemical Engineering Graduate Students to Participate in International Exchange

ChE Ph.D. students Courtney Pfluger and Mariam Ismail have been invited by the The Younger Chemists Committee of the American Chemical Society Northeastern Section (NESACS) and the NESACS Education Committee to participate in an educational exchange program to take place in Essen, Germany, on March 8-15, 2009, as guests of the Jungchemikerforum (Young Chemists Committee, JCF) of the Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker (German Chemical Society, GDCh).