Angelina Jay

Assistant Teaching Professor,  First Year Engineering Program
Affiliated Faculty,  Civil and Environmental Engineering



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Angelina joins Northeastern’s First Year Engineering faculty after nearly three years as a Technical Instructor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. She received her Ph.D. in Structural Engineering from Northeastern in 2017 and worked as a consultant in New York City upon its completion. While prioritizing teaching, her current research focuses on diversity and equity in academic makerspaces. Her engineering research focuses on the stability of slender welded  tubular steel structures.


  • PhD, Civil Engineering, Northeastern University, 2017

Honors & Awards

  • 2022 Outstanding Teacher of First-Year Engineering Students

Selected Publications

  • Jay, A., Myers, A.T., Torabian, S., Mahmoud, A., Smith, E., Agbayani, N., Schafer, B.W. (2016) “Spirally welded steel wind towers: Buckling experiments, analyses, and research needs.” J Constructional Steel Research. 125, 218-226.
  • Jay, A., Myers, A.T., Mirzaie, F., Mahmoud, A., Torabian, S., Smith, E., Schafer, B.W. (2016) “Large-scale bending tests of slender tapered spirally welded steel tubes.” J Struct. Eng. 04016136.
  • Mirzaie, F., Myers, A.T., Jay, A., Mahmoud, A., Torabian, S., Smith, E., Schafer, B.W. (2018) “Imperfection Measurements to Predict Buckling Behavior of Slender Steel Tubes.” Thin Walled Struct. 123, 270-281.
  • Mahmoud, A., Torabian, S., Jay, A., Mirzaie, F., Myers, A.T., Smith, E., Schafer, B.W. (2018) “Modelling the Flexural Collapse of Thin-walled Spirally Welded Tapered Tubes.” J. Struct. Eng. 04017201.


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First Year Engineering Expo – Fall 2022

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