Mark Sivak

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



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Mark Sivak has a PhD from Northeastern University in Interdisciplinary Engineering and serves on the faculty as a joint hire between the College of Engineering and the College of Arts, Media and Design. His research is in the areas of games for impact, rehabilitation robotics, consumer device design, additive manufacturing and experience design. He has written several book chapters on game design for the Well Played series of books as well as numerous journal and conference papers in his areas of research and has several patents in the area of health devices.


Apr 20, 2021

FY22 TIER 1 Award Recipients

Congratulations to the 17 COE faculty and affiliates who were recipients of FY22 TIER 1 Interdisciplinary Research Seed Grants for 11 different projects.


Jun 26, 2017

3D Printing in the Classroom

CAMD/COE Assistant Teaching Professor Mark Sivak and FYELC Associate Academic Specialist Jennifer Love demonstrated their use of 3D printing at TEXPO, Information Technology Services’ third annual Teaching and Technology Expo.


Jan 09, 2017

Generate Helps Students with Start-Ups

Northeastern's student-led product development studio, Generate, helps with product development and the business integration required to get create a start-up.

Feb 27, 2015

Bringing 3D Printing to the Classroom

Associate Academic Specialist Jennifer Love's Alternative Energy Vehicle Kits were featured as examples of what Northeastern's 3D Printing Studio is creating. The kits are part of her GE 1110 Engineering Design course that they work on in the First Year Engineering Learning and Innovation Center. The 3D Printing studio, which Mark Sivak directs, offers the […]

Sep 17, 2014

Patent for Custom Orthotics

Mark Sivak, Richard Ranky, & Constantinos Mavroidis were awarded a patent for creating patient specific ankle-foot orthotic devices using computer generated 3d models.


Apr 06, 2011

FY12 TIER 1 Award Recipients

28 COE faculty and affiliates were recipients of FY12 TIER 1 Interdisciplinary Research Seed Grants for 18 different research projects.

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