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Generate is Northeastern University’s student-led product development studio.  We contribute to the growth of start-ups at Northeastern University by educating engineers, designers, and entrepreneurs about product development and the integration of business and engineering.

Generate is Northeastern University’s student-led product development studio.  We contribute to the growth of start-ups at Northeastern University by educating engineers, designers, and entrepreneurs about product development and the integration of business and engineering.

Our program is built around the following three pillars:

  • Learn
    We host a series of speakers, workshops, and technical seminars to educate the Northeastern community about product development and new technologies.
  • Initiate
    Join us at Office Hours where Generate engineers are available to talk about all things product and how you can build yours.
  • Build
    Generate’s Build Studio works with clients from across Northeastern each semester to develop their ideas into real working prototypes.

Building the best products is central to building the best start-ups and we are to here to support that at Northeastern University. We strive to be the go-to resource for all things product and pass along the principles of lean product development.

Student Organization Advisors


Shashi Murthy
Professor,  Chemical Engineering
Affiliated Faculty,  Mechanical and Industrial Engineering

Microfluidic isolation of stem and progenitor cells, point-of-care diagnostics, cell surface phenomena during microfluidic flow, nanoscale probes for cell stimulation, and biopassive/bioactive coatings for neurological implants


Mark Sivak
Associate Teaching Professor,  Art and Design & Michael J. and Ann Sherman Center for Engineering Entrepreneurship Education
Associate Teaching Professor,  Michael J. and Ann Sherman Center for Engineering Entrepreneurship Education


Ted Johnson
Assistant Director,  Michael J. and Ann Sherman Center for Engineering Entrepreneurship Education
Advisor,  Generate: Student-led Product Development Studio