Richard Harris

Assistant Dean, Academic Scholarship, Mentoring and Outreach & Director of NU Program in Multicultural Engineering (NUPRIME),  Diversity Programs
Special Advisor for Educational Pathways Programs ,  Office of the Provost

Contact

Office

  • 617.373.5904

Honors & Awards

  • 2020 College of Engineering Dean’s Meritorious Award
  • 2019 NSBE Minority Program Director of the Year
  • 2019 NSBE Boston Professional STEM Advocate Award
  • Fellow of the Massachusetts Academy of Sciences

Professional Affiliations

  • Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers
  • National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE)
  • National GEM Consortium
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Spotlight Story

May 04, 2021

Changing the Face of Engineering

Main photo credit to Giselle Guanes, Instagram account @igguanes First-generation engineering students and their parents, especially those from historically underrepresented groups, including African-Americans, women, and Hispanics, are more likely to be unaware of career options in STEM-related fields like engineering,” explains Richard Harris, assistant dean of Academic Scholarship, Mentoring and Outreach, and director of the […]

Alumni

Mar 02, 2021

The ‘Triple Husky’ Experience

Sarah Brown is a true Northeastern success story: a ‘triple Husky’ who earned her bachelor’s in electrical engineering, E’11, master’s in electrical and computer engineering, ME’14, and a doctorate in electrical engineering, PhD’16. After completing her doctorate, she was awarded the University of California at Berkeley Chancellor’s Postdoctoral Fellowship and served as a postdoctoral research […]

student against wall with detour arrows painted on it behind him

Spotlight Story

Mar 02, 2021

The Perfect Detour

Main photo credit to Giselle Guanes, Instagram account @igguanes Northeastern graduate David Delaine, E’05, electrical engineering, was well on his way to a solid career as a consulting engineer, but life had other plans for him. A network of mentors and transformative experiences at Northeastern and beyond laid the groundwork for a career detour that […]

Undergraduate

Nov 03, 2020

Spurring Undergraduate Research with the UPLIFT Scholars Program

With a focus on experiential learning and research, the College of Engineering at Northeastern is offering a new undergraduate research program—the Undergraduate Program for Leaders In Future Transformation (UPLIFT). The program is designed to nurture high-potential undergraduate talent through transformative experiential research and learning opportunities. Beginning in their first year of study at Northeastern, UPLIFT […]

Faculty

Sep 10, 2020

Faculty and Staff Awards 2020

Congratulations to all the winners of the faculty and staff awards, and to everyone for their hard work and dedication during the 2019-2020 academic school year.

Faculty

Jul 01, 2020

COE Presents at the 2020 ASEE’S Virtual Conference

College of Engineering faculty, staff, and students, published and presented virtual papers at the American Society for Engineering Education – Virtual National conference.

Jun 10, 2020

New Partnership with the National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering

A new partnership between Northeastern University and the National Action Council for Minorities in Engineering (NACME) has created scholarship opportunities for highly talented undergraduate engineering students from historically underrepresented populations.

Staff

Feb 26, 2019

Rich Harris Receives 2 NSBE Honors

Assistant Dean Richard Harris was selected as a STEM Advocate 2019 Honoree by the National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) Boston and received the NSBE 2019 Golden Torch Award as a Minority Engineering Program Director of the Year for 2018-2019.

Faculty

Mar 14, 2018

Northeastern to Host LSAMP’s Bridge to the Doctorate Program under $1M NSF Grant

Provost and MIE Professor James Bean (PI) and co-PI Professors Barbara Guthrie (Bouvé), Carla Mattos (COS), Hameed Metghalchi (MIE), and Benjamin Hescott (CCIS), along with collaborators Richard Harris, COE Assistant Dean and Director of the Northeastern University Program in Multicultural Engineering, and Sara Wadia-Fascetti, Vice Provost of the PhD Network and CEE Professor, were awarded a $1M NSF grant for the “Strategic Advancement of Rising Scholars (STARS) Nominated by the Northeast Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (NE-LSAMP).”

Faculty

Sep 13, 2017

LSAMP Scholars Participate in International Research in China

As part of a $3.5M NSF grant led by Assistant Dean Richard Harris and MIE Professor Hameed Metghalchi, in collaboration with five other universities, a group of LSAMP Scholars participated for the first time in international research at the Shanghai Jiao Tong University in China.

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