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Feb 03, 2023

Applying What She Has Learned to Succeed at Every Opportunity

Zeenia Singla, MS’23, an Information Systems student currently on co-op as a risk analyst, joined the unit with three years of data analytics experience from significant corporations. Singla attended Northeastern because she believed it would help her improve personally and professionally. Her classes and professors helped her learn and apply many concepts; courses that focused […]

Multidisciplinary Masters (IT Areas)

Feb 03, 2023

Northeastern Gave Me the Courage I Needed to Succeed on Co-op

While studying information systems at Northeastern University, Karan R. Agrawal, MS’23, worked at Vantage Risk on a co-op as a data engineer starting on May 23, 2022. He believes his first-year courses equipped him for data engineering. “Northeastern courses are very industry oriented and focused on practical implementation,” he stated. “My projects here gave me […]

Multidisciplinary Masters (IT Areas)

Jan 27, 2023

A Trajectory to Leadership as an Engineer

Before starting college, Carey Tassel’s personal experience led her to an interest in medical devices. She says, “I’ve always had an underlying interest in the medical space.” While in high school in Lexington, Massachusetts, Tassel participated in the Bioengineering Summer Immersion Program at Northeastern University and discovered that her talent fit into the problem-solving nature […]

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Jan 13, 2023

Locomotives, Ophthalmoscopes, and Mountain Bikes: A Northeastern Alum’s Impact

Morgan Misek, mechanical engineering alumnus, has founded Trxstle, an outdoors equipment company combining his love of cycling, the outdoors, and engineering—all of which he pursued while a student at Northeastern.

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Dec 20, 2022

Rover Team Prepares for Next Competition

After competing at the global Mars Society’s University Rover Challenge earlier this year, the Northeastern Mars Rover Team, advised by MIE Assistant Professor Peter Whitney, is gearing up for next year’s competition.

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Tianchi Chen

Dec 19, 2022

PhD Spotlight: Tianchi Chen, PhD’22 – Bioengineering

My research concentration is on using dynamical system modeling approach to understand epigenetic mechanisms in gene regulatory networks and building distributed computational synthetic genetic circuits. Following NU, I will be working as a senior decision scientist at Merck and continuing my research.

Bioengineering

Dec 14, 2022

Bioengineering an Impact with ‘Give a Hand’

Isabela Castillo, an undergraduate bioengineering student, started the Give a Hand club on campus, which develops prosthetic hands for those in need and works in collaboration with Enabling the Future, a global network of volunteers making medical devices.

Bioengineering

Dec 05, 2022

BioE Students Granted Provisional Patent for a Breast Implant Design that Mimics Natural Bodies

Breast implants in the 21st century provoke images of popular culture beauty icons, but their importance surpasses societal status throughout the worlds of biomedical engineering and plastic surgery. Last Spring, an NU Bioengineering student group realized a gap in the market of breast implants. They worked together to create an implant that mimics natural bodies and recently received a provisional patent for the design.

Bioengineering