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Apr 15, 2021

Sherman Center Co-op Leads to BusRight Start-Up

While on coop at the Sherman Center, Keith Corso had a transformative experience that allowed him to grow his company.

Apr 12, 2021

Reaching Ambitious Goals with a PlusOne

Sarah Adamo, E’22, electrical engineering, ME’23, electrical engineering, has ambitious goals for her future, and the PlusOne program is the next step on her path to reaching them. A very driven and passionate person, Adamo reveals “I think you can feel when you’re on the right path… as you can tell I’m very excited about […]

Electrical & Computer Engineering

Apr 12, 2021

Co-op at Tesla in Data Science is the Silver Lining

Ananya Naresh, ME’21, data analytics engineering, was drawn to Northeastern’s College of Engineering for both the co-op program and its strong, interdisciplinary academic reputation. “Northeastern came like a natural choice because of the co-op opportunities… And they also have pretty good, well-known professors for computer science, which I can take too because COE allows me […]

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Apr 12, 2021

Working Toward a World with Clean Energy

After completing his undergraduate degree in electrical engineering at the University of Iowa, Pengyang Xiang, who is an MS in Energy Systems student graduating in 2021, felt limited by the programs offered by most universities on the graduate level in his area of interest. He wanted to specialize in the energy field with a master’s […]

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Apr 12, 2021

Her Work in Four Countries Prepares a Bioengineering Student for a Global Career

It might seem unusual that Kerry Eller discovered her passion for bioengineering during a month-long Dialogue of Civilizations to the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland. After all, it was an international relations program with courses on disarmament and international law. But in addition to her classes, Eller conducted independent research for a paper on global engineering. These are just a couple of experiences that led Eller to earn the Truman Scholar and the Harold D. Hodgkinson Award.

Bioengineering

Apr 06, 2021

Featured Galante Fellow: Luis Ye Fung

Go Abroad! Luis Ye Fung has been a Galante Fellow since the summer of 2020. This May Luis will graduate from Northeastern with his bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering and master’s degree in Engineering Management. While at Northeastern he had the chance to study abroad in Hong Kong and spend a summer in Taiwan as […]

Mar 22, 2021

PlusOne to Help Give Back through the Lens of Science and Healthcare

For Michael Parrish, pursuing a degree beyond the undergraduate level was always in the cards. “I declared bioengineering from day one at Northeastern University,” Parrish admits. “But I initially was interested in exploring going to medical school and being in a more patient-oriented career.” His well-rounded Northeastern experience helped Parrish, who graduated with a BS […]

Bioengineering

Mar 22, 2021

Onto NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center

“Interdisciplinarity.” That’s what drew PhD candidate Venkata Shashank Konduri to Northeastern. Konduri is pursuing a PhD in Interdisciplinary Engineering, meaning he is taking coursework from different disciplines and performing valuable research on complicated, multi-subject problems. “During the course of my PhD, I took classes from various departments like civil engineering, marine science, policy, and electrical […]

Civil & Environmental Engineering