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Mar 24, 2020

Medical Inventor with a Sense of Purpose

MIE Alum Bob Rioux, E’85, has used his mechanical engineering knowledge to develop 110 patents for medical devices to help solve difficult medical problems.

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Mar 23, 2020

Working with the Peace Corps to Develop Sustainable Practices in Senegal

After he graduated, MIE Alum Tavish Fenbert, E’18, joined the Peace Corps to help people in Senegal as an agroforestry volunteer.

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Feb 26, 2020

Co-op to Full-Time Job at Amazon

Vaishali Tripathi, a second-year MS in Information Systems student, completed a co-op at Amazon in December 2019 and was extended a full-time offer upon graduation. The co-op lasted six months and was an invaluable experience that allowed her to learn about developing a Self-Service User Interface-based operational excellence tool for process automation—from scratch! Several agreements […]

Multidisciplinary Masters (IT Areas)

Vatsal Prakash, ME’20, MS in engineering management, in the Level 2 Technical Support lab while on co-op at Schneider Electric in India.

Feb 26, 2020

MS Student Lands Co-op at Schneider Electric in India

Picture caption: Vatsal Prakash, ME’20, MS in engineering management, in the Level 2 Technical Support lab while on co-op at Schneider Electric in India. After coming to a new country halfway around the world for school, MS in Engineering Management student Vatsal Prakash, ME’20, went back home for a co-op opportunity at a Fortune 500 […]

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Feb 26, 2020

Defining Experiences on Co-op at Philips

Picture caption: Left to right: Jie Dai, ME’19, electrical and computer engineering, and Wangbo Jia, ME’19, electrical and computer engineering. Co-op can be a defining experience for students, and for two recent alumni, their time working at Philips Research Americas’ Cambridge Innovation Labs in Cambridge, Massachusetts, was no exception. Wangbo Jia, ME’19, originally from Beijing, […]

Electrical & Computer Engineering

hanan throwing her graduation cap up in the air

Feb 04, 2020

MS in IS Grad Turned Data Scientist

Hanan Khalid Alsalamah, MS IS’18, came to Northeastern University from Saudi Arabia, her home country, in the fall semester of 2016 having already researched how she wanted to navigate her way through the MS in Information Systems program. This preparation coupled with her hard work in the innovative program led to an amazing opportunity working […]

Multidisciplinary Masters (IT Areas)

Jan 14, 2020

From Saudi Arabia to Boston and Two Degrees in Between

Amal Bukhari traveled from Saudi Arabia to Boston to pursue an MS in Information Systems. While at Northeastern she realized her passion for learning, and the importance of furthering her education, and continued on to pursue a PhD in Interdisciplinary Engineering. The data driven work she did for her research project is the core of […]

Multidisciplinary Masters (IT Areas)

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