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Oct 22, 2020

From Drone Racing to Autonomous Swarms: How Northeastern’s Aerospace Club is Developing Aerial Robotics

In Fall 2017, then-freshman engineering students John Buczek, Noah Ossanna, Blake McHale, Joshua Field, Michael Tang and Ryan Lung were eager to take the combination of their personal interests and studies further in their roles as members of Northeastern’s Aerospace club: Aerospace NU. They turned to Aerospace NU to propose a new subset of projects, […]

Electrical & Computer Engineering, Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Oct 13, 2020

Student’s Knack for Building Leads to Founding of the Solar Decathlon Club

Braintree, Massachusetts native and third-year combined civil engineering and architectural studies student Carrie Tam, E‘22, also a mathematics minor, came to Northeastern two years ago with a passion for building that has blossomed into the founding of the school’s Solar Decathlon club and participating in a competition of the same name held by the United […]

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Oct 09, 2020

Hasbro Encouraged My Personal Growth

Co-oping at Hasbro provided electrical engineering undergraduate student Jamie Wong great personal and professional growth. “For my co-op, I got the job through the Northeastern system and I think this helped because Northeastern has a history of co-ops at Hasbro. I probably wouldn’t have found the co-op if it wasn’t on NUcareers (which is NUworks […]

Electrical & Computer Engineering

Oct 09, 2020

An Incredible Co-op Experience at NASA

Elizabeth Wig, E’20, electrical engineering, had co-op experiences at NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory and NASA – National Aeronautics and Space Administration. “My co-op experience was an incredible opportunity! I worked with the F-18 supersonic aircraft. My project involved equipping these supersonic planes with ADS-B, a way for aircraft to communicate their GPS position and velocity […]

Electrical & Computer Engineering

Oct 02, 2020

PhD Spotlight: Setareh Ariafar, PhD’20 – Electrical Engineering

Advised by College of Engineering Professors Jennifer Dy and Dana Brooks, Electrical and Computer Engineering Setareh Ariafar joined the Machine Learning Lab and the Bio-Medical Imaging and Signal Processing Lab to pursue her doctoral studies at Northeastern University in 2015, after finishing her master’s degree from Boston University, and a BS and MS from the […]

Electrical & Computer Engineering

Oct 02, 2020

PhD Spotlight: Rozhin Doroudi, PhD’20 – Industrial Engineering

Advised by Ozlem Ergun, Professor of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering While pursuing her PhD in Industrial Engineering, Rozhin Doroudi leveraged artificial intelligence techniques to understand behavior of human decision makers in a pharmaceutical supply chain and how these behaviors drive drug shortages. She modeled a pharmaceutical supply chain with boundedly rational artificial decision makers capable […]

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Oct 02, 2020

PhD Spotlight: Jessica Faust, PhD’20 – Mechanical Engineering

Advised by Associate Professor Randall Erb, Mechanical and Industrial Engineering Early in her academic journey as a community college student, Jessica Faust was selected for the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) in summer of 2010, working as a research assistant in mechanical design at Northeastern’s College of Engineering Center for High-Rate […]

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Oct 02, 2020

PhD Spotlight: Jonathan Soucy, PhD’20 – Chemical Engineering

Advised by Assistant Professor Ryan Koppes, Chemical Engineering After receiving his bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in 2015, Jonathan Soucy joined Northeastern University pursuing a PhD in chemical engineering. His research has focused on neurochemistry, specifically on the sympathetic and parasympathetic nerve systems—the mechanisms by which the brain controls the speed […]

Chemical Engineering