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Apr 05, 2024

Using Machine Learning To Revolutionize Drug Discovery

Xuezhu Cai, PhD’20, bioengineering, used her LEADERs fellowship with Merck to develop a new machine learning pipeline to ensure accurate data in drug discovery. She is now a senior scientist there.


Apr 01, 2024

Bioengineering Student Takes Management Consulting Co-op in Saudi Arabia

Third year bioengineering student Yousif Elaidi is developing management and consulting skills on a co-op in Saudi Arabia, which he sees as transformed from his childhood visits into an international crossroad for businesses from multiple regions.


Mar 14, 2024

Developing a Sustainability Career From a Mechanical Engineering Foundation

A master’s degree from Northeastern and a co-op at BR + A helped Tammy Ngo, MS’23, sustainable building systems, change her career trajectory from mechanical engineering to sustainable building design.

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Mar 14, 2024

How This Gordon Institute Fellow Stays Determined To Follow His Dream

After 13 years in the industry, Raymond Tay, MS’24, is gaining new insights on the telecommunications industry as he simultaneously pursues a master’s in telecommunications networks from the College of Engineering, and a graduate certificate in engineering leadership from the Gordon Institute of Engineering Leadership.

Multidisciplinary Masters (IT Areas), Gordon Engineering Leadership Program

Mar 11, 2024

Applying Previous Experience in the Workforce to a Civil Engineering Co-op

Paulo Torres Salazar, MS’23, civil engineering, had engineering experience in the workforce even before his time at Northeastern. During his time on co-op at Suffolk Construction, the skills he had built between his work and his courses proved to be a huge boost.

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Mar 11, 2024

Working for an Environmental Engineering Opportunity Worth Having

Between two co-ops both abroad and in Boston, Charlotte Andrews, E’24, environmental engineering, MS’25, engineering and public policy, has figured out what role she wants to play in the environmental engineering field.

Civil & Environmental Engineering

Mar 08, 2024

Bridging Tech and Construction

Varadmurty Mahendra Mohod, MS’24, information systems, had an internship at Turf Advisory, which allowed him to foster growth of emerging companies. He then joined the company full time and continues to contribute to the sector’s development.

Multidisciplinary Masters (IT Areas)

Mar 06, 2024

Northeastern Empowered Leading Saudi Arabian Data Scientist

Interdisciplinary Engineering aluma Kholoud Khateeb, PhD’15, is helping transform health care in Saudi Arabia as a female data scientist, and she says she owes her success to Northeastern.

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering