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Apr 18, 2023

Alumni Spotlight: Alex Silverman, MS’21

Like many, Alexandra Silverman was first introduced to science in middle school in the form of a frog dissection. However, instead of the impending nausea many experience at the sight of internal organs, Silverman became enraptured by the beauty and intricacy of science.

Bioengineering

Mar 20, 2023

BioE Alumni Spotlight: Jessica Fitzgerald, University of Colorado Boulder

Jessica Fitzgerald, PhD, is a Teaching Faculty Member at the University of Colorado. She teaches Computer-Aided Design and Fabrication, Anatomy and Physiology for Engineers, Bioinstrumentation, and Biomaterials. She is also responsible for undergraduate and graduate course instruction, new course development, and cultivating a community of support, growth, and excellence in the new Biomedical Engineering program. […]

Bioengineering

Mar 20, 2023

BioE Alumni Spotlight: Rachel Horenstein, University of Denver

Rachel Horenstein, PhD, is a Teaching Assistant Professor in the Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering at the University of Denver. She currently teaches courses in solid mechanics and engineering design. She earned her PhD in Mechanical Engineering from Northeastern University in 2020 where, as a member of the Multiscale Mechanics and Musculoskeletal Mechanobiology Lab, […]

Bioengineering

Mar 20, 2023

BioE Alumni Spotlight: Solomon Mensah, Worchester Polytechnic Institute

Assistant Professor Solomon Mensah obtained a Bachelor of Biomedical Engineering from City College of New York and a PhD in Bioengineering in 2019 from Northeastern University. He was born in Ghana and is the CEO of Therapeutic Innovations Inc., which develops lifesaving medical devices for low to middle-income countries. Currently, he works at Worcester Polytechnic […]

Bioengineering

Mar 10, 2023

Shaping the Future of Education in Africa

ECE Alum Mohamed Kante, E’12, founded iNERDE is to inspire and empower African youth to learn the skills they will need to make discoveries, think critically, and prosper in an evolving world.

Electrical & Computer 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

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

Nov 28, 2022

A Confidence Boost to Succeed in the Telecommunications Industry

Varun Sachdev, MS’09, chose Northeastern University’s College of Engineering to pursue a master’s in telecommunication networks because of its focus on industry experiences to complement the academic program. Sachdev notes, “I had friends who told me about the co-op program—Northeastern’s flagship program. I came in with a lot of academic background, but no industry experience.” […]

Multidisciplinary Masters (IT Areas)