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Apr 01, 2016

Finding my Dream Job

Kelly O’Connell, BS, Civil Engineering, 2016—received national recognition when she was selected by the American Society of Engineering Educators as the Co-op Student of the Year for 2016. Her co-op career has been varied, including work as a general contractor, a water resources consultant, and an energy sustainability professional. Kelly forged an interdisciplinary engineering path […]

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Jan 30, 2016

First Rhodes Scholarship Winner

Logan Jackson, BS Civil Engineering, 2016, is the first Northeastern University student to win the Rhodes Scholarship, which is one of the most prestigious awards an undergraduate in the country can receive. Jackson has served in several roles with Northeastern’s chapter of the National Society of Black Engineers, including president. She is also a violinist […]

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Oct 22, 2015

Energy Systems Spotlight

Sejal Turakhia, DTZ-A UGL, MS Energy Systems, 2012—Sejal Turakhia has been working as an energy efficiency analyst at DTZ-A UGL, a global corporate real estate services & facilities management company, since her graduation from Northeastern in January 2012. Her work primarily focuses on a project at the Harvard Medical School, where her initiatives contribute to […]

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Oct 22, 2015

Energy Systems Spotlight

Divyanshu Kamboj, Lumi-Solair, MSES 2013—In August of 2013, recent graduate Divyanshu Kamboj completed his co-op journey with Lumi•Solair LLC, a New York based company that manufactures off-grid renewable energy and lighting products. During his co-op experience, Kamboj was put in charge for the introduction of Lumi•Solair’s off-grid streetlight systems and initiated the introduction to Robert […]

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Oct 22, 2015

Energy Systems Spotlight

After graduation, Kevin Johnson, MSES’12, was hired full-time as an energy efficiency analyst at EnerNOC’s corporate headquarters in Boston. Johnson is one of many Northeastern graduates who gained the necessary work experience and built the valuable network needed to land jobs post-graduation, often at the company in which they were employed while on co-op. While […]

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Oct 22, 2015

Engineering Management Spotlight

Sountheriya Kalimuthu, MS Energy Systems 2012—Much has happened since Sountheriya Kalimuthu graduated with her MS in Engineering Management in December 2012. After a month-long vacation in California, Kalimuthu joined Nationwide Insurance as a process improvement specialist, a position she secured after completing an eight-month co-op there. Her responsibilities include business process analysis and design; recommendation […]

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Dec 16, 2014

Liyuan Liang: Alum named AAAS Fellow

Liyuan Liang, who received her BS in Civil Engineering from Northeastern University in 1982, was named a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). She was one of ten researchers working with the Department of Energy that received this recognition. Liang directs Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL)’s Office of Institutional Planning […]

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Dec 08, 2014

Alumnus Inducted as Chairman of the National Board of Directors

Congratulations to civil engineering alumnus Sam Sleiman E’83, ME’85, who was inducted as Chairman of the National Board of Directors for the Construction Management Association of America (CMAA). Mr. Sleiman, the Director of Capital Programs and Environmental Affairs at Massachusetts Port Authority, has more than 25 years of experience in the design and construction industry. […]

Civil & Environmental Engineering