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Apr 18, 2023

Building Skills to Last a Lifetime

Archit Nigam completed his co-op as a Software Engineer at Bracebridge Capital, LLC in December 2022. Bracebridge Capital is a Boston-based hedge fund manager that oversees assets for a diverse, sophisticated, global investor base that includes endowments, foundations, pensions, and more. Nigam believes that Northeastern University’s Information Systems program has helped him evolve into a […]

Multidisciplinary Masters (IT Areas)

Mar 31, 2023

Putting her Software Engineering Skills to Work at DraftKings and Amazon

Qian Li, who is from China, joined the MS in Information Systems-Bridge program in Spring 2021 on Northeastern’s Seattle campus. Her undergraduate education was in management and she wanted to transition into high-tech. In the MSIS-Bridge program she had a co-op at DraftKings as a software engineer. She received a full-time position at Amazon as a software engineer.

Multidisciplinary Masters (IT Areas)

Mar 27, 2023

Pursuing Bioengineering PhD to Affect Patient Outcomes through Research

Kevin Bardon, PhD’23, bioengineering, began his doctoral studies after a 20-year career of academic and industry research, with a goal to lead independent research. At Northeastern, he has jointly filed for a patent for a real-time immune biomarker detection system, is preparing to publish several papers on optimized photoacoustic contrast agents, and he presented his research at professional gatherings.


Mar 24, 2023

Coding the Foundation of a Software Engineering Career

Sagar Reddy, MSIS’24, joined Northeastern University in fall 2022, he was attracted to the Information Systems program due to its flexible course offerings that matched his interests and his previous professional experience in building and launching products.

Multidisciplinary Masters (IT Areas)

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. […]


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, […]


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 […]


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