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Abigail Koppes working in a lab.

Aug 16, 2022

Abigail Koppes: Advancing Technology, Treatment, and Diversity in Biomedical Engineering

Associate Professor Abigail Koppes, chemical engineering, began her career as a Future Faculty Fellow through Northeastern’s ADVANCE Office of Faculty Development. Today she is an associate professor, has two patents, and numerous young investigator recognitions.

Chemical Engineering

Aug 12, 2022

Formula E Racing Can Lead to Future Innovations

Mechanical Engineering student Omkar Ligade, ME’23, fell in love with Formula E racing back in India which inspires him to build and improve the designs of the cars.

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Atul Nipane

Aug 11, 2022

COE Alumnus Pushes Patient Monitoring Forward

Atul Nipane graduated from Northeastern University with an MS in Information Systems in 2017. He is currently a Software Test Engineer at Philips, a position he has held since October 2017. Nipane applies the skills and knowledge he learned through his graduate work to the projects and initiatives he works on at Philips. He develops […]

Multidisciplinary Masters (IT Areas)

Parth Gargava

Aug 11, 2022

Bringing Blockchain Technologies to the Financial World

Parth Gargava joined Northeastern University in the Fall of 2016 as a MS in Information Systems student. Throughout his studies, Gargava focused on advanced data science, application development, machine learning, and artificial intelligence; but it was his passion for blockchain and cryptocurrency that ignited his career.

Multidisciplinary Masters (IT Areas)

Aug 11, 2022

A Perfect Storm Hit an Imperfect Climate Dialogue

By Auroop R. Ganguly, Professor, Northeastern University Instructor, 2022 Climate Dialogue in Tanzania When I generally hear the now clichéd phrase “this is not rocket science”, I usually try to smile in a way that I hope comes across as amused tolerance. When my graduate students use the phrase however, I gently tell them that […]

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Evan Kodra

Jul 27, 2022

Alum Evan Kodra Is Driven to Make a Difference

His own entrepreneurial success inspires him to support future change-makers Evan Kodra, who earned his PhD in Interdisciplinary Engineering in 2014, is determined to create positive change in the world. One aspect of that commitment is his role in co-founding risQ, a start-up company that factors the impacts of climate change and social equity into […]

Civil & Environmental Engineering

David Sequino

Jul 01, 2022

From Co-op Student to Co-op Sponsor—and Cheerleader

Alum David Sequino is committed to sponsoring and hiring Northeastern students David Sequino, E’90, electrical engineering, is proud to say that every employee in the Boston office of his company, INTEGRITY Security Services (ISS), is not only a Northeastern graduate—but almost all were also former co-op students. As co-founder and chief executive officer of ISS, […]

Electrical & Computer Engineering

Jun 27, 2022

MIE Twins Graduate with 4.0 and Dream Jobs

Recent mechanical engineering graduates and twins Jared and Jake Covell say their healthy competition helped both of them to graduate with a 4.0-grade point average and land jobs at Tesla and SpaceX. Meet Elon Musk’s twin prodigies from Northeastern Main photo: Jared Covell (left) is working with Tesla and his identical twin, Jake, soon will […]

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering