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Jan 19, 2021

COE Alumnus, Now Professor Focuses in the Interdisciplinary Fields of Biomechanics and Mechanobiology

Rouzbeh Amini, associate professor of mechanical and industrial engineering, jointly appointed in bioengineering, first came to Northeastern in the early 2000s pursuing a master’s degree in mechanical engineering. He recalls his days as a graduate student at Northeastern fondly and didn’t imagine that he’d ever get the chance to come back to the university as […]

Bioengineering, Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Dec 17, 2020

Co-oping Through Coronavirus

Blog by Louiza Wise, BS Environmental Engineering Class of 2021

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Dec 14, 2020

Featured Galante Fellow: Jonathan Harris

Jonathan (Jon) Harris is a fifth-year Northeastern student who has been part of the Galante Engineering Business Program since 2018. He is pursuing a Bachelor’s in Industrial Engineering and his Master’s in Operations Research. In deciding what to pursue at college, Jon was torn between business and engineering. Once at Northeastern, he was drawn to […]

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Dec 10, 2020

The Road to a PhD and Career in Engineering Education

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 […]

Electrical & Computer Engineering

Dec 07, 2020

Bioengineering Roommates Win the Husky Startup Challenge

For fourth-year bioengineering majors Laura Bilal and Meghan Quon, their third-place finish in the 2020 Husky Startup Challenge, taking home $1,000 in funding to pursue their venture, was inspired by their own daily habits and needs. The “challenge” is part of the Entrepreneurs Club—Northeastern’s venture incubator and start-up pitch competition. The pair’s invention, KLIP Tech, […]

Bioengineering

Dec 02, 2020

Finding Her Path

In sports, they say, “You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take.” Roshani A. Patil, ME’19, bioengineering, took that statement to heart when she decided to get a graduate degree.

Bioengineering

Nov 24, 2020

Making Northeastern Better for Everyone

“I don’t know why, but from a young age I’ve always loved chemistry,” says Lineyah Mitchell, E’21 and ME’21, chemical engineering. So, when she graduated from Brooklyn Technical High School, which has a focus on science and engineering, she knew she wanted to continue on that path. But, the exact path was uncertain. While she […]

Chemical Engineering

Nov 24, 2020

Strong Foundation Propelling the Future

During each step of her college journey, Northeastern graduate Liah Dukaye, E’17, chemical engineering, encountered, in her words, “ups and downs”—experiences that ultimately helped her build her skills, resilience, and confidence.

Chemical Engineering