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Nov 21, 2019

Novel Cell Culture Research

A Specific Type of Cell Culture Research is Too Expensive. Zach Rogers is Developing an Affordable Solution. Cell culture research—defined as the process by which cells are grown in conditions like those in the body—is one of the most useful tools at scientists’ disposal. In several research areas, it is desirable to grow cells in […]

Chemical Engineering

Nov 20, 2019

Thinking Out of the Box at Toyota Research Institute

When Amanda Zhu graduated from Northeastern University in May of 2018 with a Master of Science degree in Computer Engineering, she only had to wait a month before she started working at the Toyota Research Institute in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Originating from China, Zhu graduated from the University of New Haven with a bachelor’s degree in […]

Electrical & Computer Engineering

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Nov 15, 2019

Out of My Comfort Zone in Tanzania

Jacob Kaplan is a fourth-year computer engineering/computer science major on co-op at Sikubora in Arusha, Tanzania. He is originally from Amherst in western Massachusetts. He is interested in sustainable energy and is exploring and considering career paths. Written by Jacob Kaplan. I am working at a company called Sikubora in Arusha, Tanzania. Arusha is a […]

Electrical & Computer Engineering

Nov 15, 2019

Conducting Environmental Research on Co-op at the University of Cagliari in Italy

About Aidan Travers is a fourth-year BS/MS environmental engineering student on co-op as a research assistant at the University of Cagliari, in Cagliari, Italy. His research on co-op focused on new methods of biological nitrogen removal from wastewater. Written by Aidan Travers As the youngest of three boys in my family, I have always looked […]

Civil & Environmental Engineering

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Nov 05, 2019

An Opportunity to Discover my Homeland

Elise Papazian is a fourth-year BS student in Environmental Engineering from Rhode Island. She completed her first co-op at a civil engineering firm called The Morin Cameron Group in Danvers, MA, and is currently on co-op in Armenia at Optimum Energy working on the design and construction of solar plants. She plans to complete a […]

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Oct 31, 2019

Invaluable Research Experience on Co-op at the University of Oxford

Michael Fitzgerald, E’20, or Fitz as he is known, is from San Diego, Calif. and is pursuing a BS in Bioengineering with a concentration in cell and tissue engineering and a minor in ethics. He is currently on co-op at the University of Oxford in England conducting neurodegenerative disease research.

Bioengineering

Oct 17, 2019

In Busy, Rewarding Co-ops, Every “Second” Counts

Elal Segev is a third-year undergraduate student majoring in civil engineering and minoring in mathematics. Her first Northeastern co-op was at OCEO, a water filtration startup in Israel. Currently, she’s enjoying a diverse set of experiences in Madagascar through the International Volunteer HQ (IVHQ) and Madagascar Research and Conservation Institute (MRCI).

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Oct 17, 2019

‘It’s Another Beautiful Day to Be a Stair Builder’

Civil engineering student Chase Bivona, E’20, is on a six-month co-op in Australia learning more about production and management techniques he hopes can take his father’s 35-year-old custom stair building business to the next level.

Civil & Environmental Engineering