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Nov 23, 2021

Helping to Bring Families Closer Together

Data analytics engineering student Ravalika Kurumilla, ME’22, has been working on co-op at Ancestry.com to create algorithms to help customers find their family connections.

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Nov 18, 2021

Co-op Working at Moderna is Improving Vaccine Manufacturing Methods

Bioengineering student Ella Strzegowski, E’23, is spending her co-op working at Moderna on quality control measures to examine the molecules in the messenger RNA (mRNA) vaccine solution.

Bioengineering

Haroon Bukhari

Nov 10, 2021

Chemical Engineering Master’s Student Works Toward Better Electric Vehicles with Battery Materials on Co-op

As electric vehicles become more prominent, accessible, and convenient, it is imperative that research continues to push the reliability of their batteries further. That’s what Haroon Bukhari, a chemical engineering master’s student explores each day as an employee on co-op at Rogers Corporation which is based onsite on Northeastern’s Innovation Campus in Burlington, Massachusetts.

Chemical Engineering

Jude Arbogast.

Nov 09, 2021

Northeastern Prepared Him for Success

Alumnus Jude Arbogast, E’19, civil engineering, explains all the opportunities that Northeastern University provided to prepare him to take on new and exciting challenges.

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Nitin Sunda

Oct 20, 2021

MS in Cyber Physical Systems Student Gets Job Offers at Both Amazon and Nokia

Nitin Sunda, ME’21, cyber physical systems with the internet of things concentration, credits the skills that he learned in class with him landing a co-op at tech company Nokia. His program is at Northeastern’s Silicon Valley campus. Now he has full time job offers from Nokia and Amazon.

Multidisciplinary Masters (IT Areas)

Nishant Yadav

Oct 19, 2021

Experiential PhD Spotlight with Nishant Yadav

Nishant Yadav, PhD interdisciplinary engineering student, in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, participated in the Experiential PhD program. His research is in applying machine learning and AI to solving problems in climate and the environment. He joined CEE’s Sustainability and Data Sciences Lab at Northeastern under Professor Auroop Ganguly, and then worked at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, then NASA Ames Research Center, and is now starting work at Hitachi AI Labs.

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Yuqi Fang

Oct 18, 2021

Pivoting to Tech Leads to Co-op and Full-Time Job at Facebook

Yuqi Fang, ME’21, information systems, wanted to pivot her career from psychology to information technology. She joined the information systems program at Northeastern’s Silicon Valley campus, and focused in web development and design. One of Fang’s notable endeavors was a Facebook hackathon, where participants build projects using Facebook programs. She did a co-op with Facebook’s privacy team, and is now a full time software engineer there.

Multidisciplinary Masters (IT Areas)

Miriam Morales

Oct 12, 2021

Coffee with a Purpose

Industrial engineering alumna Miriam Morales started the coffee shop Recreo in Boston as a true farm-to-cup experience that gives back to the community that she came from. How Recreo brings beans from Nicaragua and brews coffee with a purpose Miriam Morales, a native of Nicaragua and a Northeastern graduate in industrial engineering, started Recreo, a […]

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering