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Nov 04, 2022

Featured Galante Fellow: Marlena Stanton

Growing up, Marlena Stanton, BS chemical engineering, and MS in engineering management, 2023, always had an affinity for math and chemistry. Coupled with her interest in healthcare and cosmetic chemistry, chemical engineering was the perfect fit. At Northeastern, however, Stanton realized that another passion of hers lies in understanding processes as a whole and being […]

Chemical Engineering, Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Nov 04, 2022

Featured Galante Fellow: Beatriz Feijóo Gómez

Beatriz Feijóo Gómez is a sixth-year student at Northeastern University, graduating December 2022 with an MS in engineering management and having previously received her BS in civil engineering in May 2021. Feijóo Gómez has always had an affinity for math and science, and growing up one of her favorite things to do was build models of […]

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Oct 26, 2022

Securing Mobile Networks 4G to 5G and Beyond

Apoorva Jain, an alumnus of the MS in Telecommunication Networks program, gained valuable experience on an eight-month co-op at telecommunications company Ericsson, working on the systems integration team. Upon graduation he received a full time position at Ericsson in product development and validation. Now Jain is a senior product manager in cloud and network security at Palo Alto Networks.

Multidisciplinary Masters (IT Areas)

Mahankali

Oct 13, 2022

An Industry-Facing Master’s Program Leads to Career at Amazon Web Services

During her master’s program in information systems, Sonia Mahankali dove into a powerful co-op job at cybersecurity firm Appgate as a sales engineer. The experience she gained there set her up for her next career move to Amazon Web Services as a technical account manager.

Multidisciplinary Masters (IT Areas)

Shruti Kotian in a piece of Caterpillar Wheel Loader.

Oct 04, 2022

What and Why, Not Just How: Journey from Software Engineer to Product Manager

Main photo: Shruti Kotian, MS’19, information systems, onsite on co-op at Copart where the company stores salvaged cars and trucks for online auction. She learned about the whole process of how salvaged cars are brought into the site and how the app she worked on is used to categorize and auction the inventory. Shruti Kotian […]

Multidisciplinary Masters (IT Areas)

Aug 12, 2022

Formula E Racing Can Lead to Future Innovations

Mechanical Engineering student Omkar Ligade, ME’23, fell in love with Formula E racing back in India which inspires him to build and improve the designs of the cars.

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Parth Gargava

Aug 11, 2022

Bringing Blockchain Technologies to the Financial World

Parth Gargava joined Northeastern University in the Fall of 2016 as a MS in Information Systems student. Throughout his studies, Gargava focused on advanced data science, application development, machine learning, and artificial intelligence; but it was his passion for blockchain and cryptocurrency that ignited his career.

Multidisciplinary Masters (IT Areas)

Jun 27, 2022

MIE Twins Graduate with 4.0 and Dream Jobs

Recent mechanical engineering graduates and twins Jared and Jake Covell say their healthy competition helped both of them to graduate with a 4.0-grade point average and land jobs at Tesla and SpaceX. Meet Elon Musk’s twin prodigies from Northeastern Main photo: Jared Covell (left) is working with Tesla and his identical twin, Jake, soon will […]

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering