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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

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Aug 19, 2015

Telecommunication Networks Co-op at Raytheon

About Me Chris Lazar graduated with his degree in Electrical Engineering and enrolled in the Master of Science Telecommunication Systems Management program at Northeastern University. Originating from Chicago he wanted to experience life on each of the coasts, and seeing the incredible opportunities at Northeastern thought it would be a great place to start. One […]

Multidisciplinary Masters (IT Areas)

Feb 17, 2015

Studying Abroad at Swinburne University of Technology in Melbourne, Australia

Mechanical Engineering students Alex Jason, Leah Okrainsky, and Kelli Lynch at Uluru, also known as Ayer’s Rock, in central Australia, which is a sacred Aboriginal site. These students studied abroad during Fall 2014 at the Swinburne University of Technology in Melbourne.  They just returned from a 10 day trip to the Outback for their spring break. […]

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

Aug 20, 2014

Ideas to Lead By

Kuntoro Mangkusubroto, MS, Industrial Engineering, 1977—Learn more about him in a story published in Winter 2011/2012 issue of Northeastern Magazine. Career Success: Kuntoro Mangkusubroto, a minister and trusted senior advisor to Indonesian president Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono, holds multiple posts in the Indonesian government that are considered vital to the nation’s development and sustainability goals. As […]

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Aug 15, 2014


Squid is a sensitized, wearable compression shirt that integrates with a smart-phone and web database to monitor resistance exercises (e.g. weightlifting). Created by an Northeastern University interdisciplinary team of mechanical engineering, graphic design, and computer science students under the guidance of Professor Dinos Mavroidis (Mechanical and Industrial Engineering (MIE)) and Dr. Mark Sivak (jointly appointed […]

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering