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Feb 28, 2024

Award-Winning Next Generation Hydroelectric Power System

Entrepreneur Siddharth Pannir, MS’19, energy systems, and certificate in engineering leadership, hopes to launch by the end of 2024 an award-winning portable hydroelectric system that electrifies existing damns to help communities that have suffered from a weather disaster or do not have easy access to electricity. When Siddharth Pannir was growing up, he would watch […]

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Feb 16, 2024

Sherman Center Venture Co-op: Frieda Huang

Product Development student Frieda Huang, MS’24, is on a venture co-op at the Sherman Center for Engineering Entrepreneurship Education and is the founder of Moonshot, a web application that provides real-time feedback and suggestions for foreign-born professionals to know exactly how to respond in an online conversation.

Feb 06, 2024

Making an Impact by Integrating AI Automation on Co-op

As the second co-op at Karl Storz Endovision, Inc. in Northeastern’s entire history, Rohan Ghorpade made sure to make quite the impact. By introducing AI to the company, he revolutionized their supply chain’s automation on a global level.

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Feb 02, 2024

Living Life in Co-ops: An Alumnus’ Advice

After three vastly different co-op experiences and working as chief of staff at a Series A company, Alex Bender has realized he wants to live his life in co-ops. The next big step? Starting his own non-profit.

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Dec 08, 2023

Securing the Digital World

Renuka Huddar, MS’24, information systems, provided cybersecurity advancements while on co-op at the Massachusetts State Lottery Commission. Renuka Huddar, MS’24, is navigating a remarkable journey as she works toward earning a graduate degree in information systems. Her path is marked by a strong commitment to using technology for societal advancement. Huddar landed a pivotal role […]

Multidisciplinary Masters (IT Areas)

Dec 08, 2023

Leading Amazon Project with Passion and Drive

While working on co-op as a software development engineer at Amazon, Raksha Kagadalu, MS’23, information systems, led a project to migrate the checkout process to a modern Spring Java-based framework.

Multidisciplinary Masters (IT Areas)

Dec 01, 2023

Cyber Physical Systems Program Rounds Out Student’s Education

After working for a start-up and receiving a patent in gesture recognition technology, Pragnya Kondrakunta, MS’23, cyber physical systems, advanced her education at Northeastern. As part of the master’s program, she conducted real-world project-based coursework, selected flexible electives to map to her career goals, and gained experience on co-op as a software engineer at Lake […]

Multidisciplinary Masters (IT Areas)

Dec 01, 2023

Early Start on a PhD Path in Mechanical Engineering

Abraham LeMole, E’23, PhD’28, mechanical engineering, starts on a PhD path under the guidance of Mehdi Abedi, associate teaching professor of mechanical and industrial engineering. Two co-ops in the mechanical engineering industry helped LeMole decide to advance his education with a focus on research.

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering