Spotlight Stories

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May 15, 2018

‘Autonomous’ Choices

Antonio Rufo’s, BS Computer Engineering 2014 and MS Computer Engineering 2017, College of Engineering journey at Northeastern began when he was in high school as part of Northeastern’s FIRST Robotics team, and carried him to where he is today: in a top position in Silicon Valley working on one of the high-tech industry’s most cutting-edge […]

Electrical & Computer Engineering

Apr 19, 2018

ACEC 2018 Presidential Scholarship Award

On a journey to better society as a consulting engineer, Michael Tormey, E’20, civil engineering and economics, recently received the prestigious 2018 Presidential Scholarship awarded by the American Council of Engineering Companies of Massachusetts Education Corporation. Tormey received a $7,500 scholarship in recognition of his “hard work, energy, and achievements in service to the engineering […]

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Mar 24, 2018

MS in Information Systems Student Perspective

He chose the MS in Information Systems program because of the cutting-edge course work like cloud computing and Big Data, as well as Northeastern’s experience with industry which ensures that the program is aligned with market needs, helping him to reach his career goal to work in the field of artificial intelligence.

Multidisciplinary Masters (IT Areas)

two Asian students with award plaque in hands smiling

Feb 28, 2018

The Society of Asian Scientists and Engineers

Written by Derek Tran, a fourth year BS/MS track of Mechanical Engineering. About me Derek Tran is a fourth year student on the BS/MS track of Mechanical Engineering with a concentration in Mechanics and Design. Derek has completed co-ops at Siemens Healthcare, Biorad and is now on his 3rd co-op at Desktop Metal. He is currently […]

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Feb 22, 2018

Making World-Changing Progress through Cancer Immunology Research

Jordan Harris, BS, Chemical Engineering, 2017—Jordan Harris’ goal was simple: Take advantage of Northeastern’s College of Engineering education and experience to gain access to a graduate program to render his opportunities in science and engineering virtually limitless. Graduating with a 4.0 GPA and being accepted into many dual MD/PhD programs, Harris is on target for […]

Chemical Engineering

Feb 15, 2018

Research Award: Gut-Brain Connection

Caroline Ghio, BS Chemical Engineering 2021, was awarded in fall 2017 an Undergraduate Research and Creative Endeavor (UGRCE) Award from Northeastern University. The Office of Undergraduate Research and Fellowships offers financial and academic support through the UGRCE Award to Northeastern students seeking to conduct original research of their own design. Ghio, who received her award […]

Chemical Engineering

student learning over concrete water system in rural area abroad

Feb 07, 2018

EWB: Global Engineering for Students and Developing Communities

Written by Maria Franko, a fourth year student pursuing a BS in Civil Engineering and an MS in Environmental Engineering. About me Maria Franko is a fourth year student pursuing a BS in Civil Engineering and an MS in Environmental Engineering with a minor in Women’s Gender and Sexuality Studies. In addition to serving as the President […]

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Feb 06, 2018

Groundbreaking Medical Research

At Northeastern University’s College of Engineering, a second-year student can be at the forefront of groundbreaking medical research. That’s exactly where Erica Wagner, BS Bioengineering 2020, finds herself right now. Working in the lab of BioE Assistant Professor Ambika Bajpayee, Wagner has been on the front lines of the creation of a new method of […]