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Amanda Dee

Mar 17, 2022

Passion for Research in the Lab and in Industry Leads to Goldwater Scholar Nomination

Amanda Dee, E’23, bioengineering, has always enjoyed learning about the world around her. She participated in FIRST Lego League at the age of 8 and reached out to a professor in her hometown of Amherst, Massachusetts, at 13 years old—an experience that sparked her interest in plant biology. Her passion for hands-on work and STEM […]

Bioengineering

Giona Kleinberg

Mar 17, 2022

Pursuing Multiple Passions

When one chooses a career, it makes sense that career should match one’s individual interests. But what if a person has multiple interests and goals, is it possible for one path to include them all? For Giona Kleinberg, E’23, the answer is yes. He believes his combined bioengineering and biochemistry major gives him the freedom […]

Bioengineering

Renuka Kannan

Mar 11, 2022

Featured Galante Fellow: Renuka Kannan

Renuka Kannan is a fifth-year student at Northeastern University graduating in May 2022 with a BS in Industrial Engineering and an MS in Engineering Management. While on campus, she has participated in various activities to contribute to the Northeastern community. To support the department, she has worked as an industrial engineering tutor, a course assistant […]

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Angela Tsuei

Mar 04, 2022

Featured Galante Fellow: Angela Tsuei

Angela Tsuei is a fifth-year Honors student at Northeastern University graduating in May 2022 with a bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering and a master’s degree in Engineering Management. When she first started at Northeastern, Tsuei was originally pursuing a degree in Bioengineering with a concentration in biomedical devices. She was interested in working in the […]

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Mark Schanfein

Feb 01, 2022

Alum Mark Schanfein Can’t Sit Still

Curiosity has taken him around the world, including behind the walls of North Korea’s nuclear program Growing up on Long Island, Mark Schanfein, E’72, mechanical engineering, couldn’t wait for his dad to return from his weekend trips to New York City with a mysterious paper bag. “He’d visit these salvage stores in the city and […]

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Jan 27, 2022

Student Donor Spotlight: Nicolas Maciel, E’22

Nicolas Maciel, E’22, mechanical engineering, has always had a passion for engineering. Since beginning his academic career at Northeastern, he set out to immerse himself in learning the ins and outs of transportation engineering. Through multiple internships, co-ops, and extracurricular organizations, he’s done just that. During Maciel’s first semester, he joined Paradigm Hyperloop. This international […]

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Dec 07, 2021

Featured Galante Fellow: Heather Gerstley

Heather Gerstley is a fifth-year student at Northeastern University graduating this December with a Bachelor’s Degree in Bioengineering and a Master’s degree in Engineering Management. Gerstley knew that she wanted to work in healthcare and help people in a rapidly changing and innovative industry. With her interest in mathematics and life sciences, Bioengineering was the […]

Bioengineering, Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Carrie Tam.

Dec 06, 2021

Interdisciplinary Meets International

Carrie Tam, E’22, was always interested in buildings. It seemed perfect that she discovered Northeastern’s Bachelor of Science degree in Civil Engineering and Architectural Studies, a combined major of the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering in the College of Engineering, and the School of Architecture in the College of Arts, Media, and Design. “I’m […]

Civil & Environmental Engineering