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Innovation in the Discipline

Interdisciplinary at its core, the Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering at Northeastern focuses on optimizing and solving real world global challenges such as healthcare systems, energy systems, and resilience systems. Through a holistic thinking approach and partnerships with industry, our faculty and students are creating solutions to an ever changing world.

Spotlight Stories

Tyler Gogal
BS Mechanical Engineering, 2021

Mechanical engineering student Tyler Gogal, E'21, has received a Fulbright Open Study/Research Award to pursue a master’s degree in...

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Paola Kefallinos
Paola Kefallinos
BS Mechanical Engineering, 2023

Paola Kefallinos, E'23, ME'24, mechanical engineering, was recently awarded the Department of Defense Science, Mathematics, and Research for Transformation...

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New MS in Advanced and Intelligent Manufacturing Degree

The new Master of Science (MS) in Advanced and Intelligent Manufacturing (AIM) meets the growing demand for engineers, researchers, and scientists trained in advanced manufacturing and Industry 4.0 technologies.

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NSF CAREER Award for Causal Inference in Large-Scale Studies

Assistant Professor Md. Noor E Alam, mechanical and industrial engineering, received a National Science Foundation CAREER Award. This project will utilize the power of Big Data to infer causality in large-scale observational studies and will develop tractable computational approaches to facilitate better policy decision-making.

Aerospace NU Club

As part of the Aerospace NU student club, mechanical engineering student Noah Ossanna, E’22, and electrical engineering student John Buczek, E’22, are working on building a fleet of autonomous drones that could be used in search-and-rescue missions. The MIE department offers a minor in Aerospace.

Aerospace NU Club

Engineering in Action

Co-op Leads to Career Position at SpaceX

Ethan Flynn, BS, mechanical engineering, says co-op sets you up for the future. He completed three co-ops in his 4.5 years at Northeastern: Sikorsky working on Black Hawk helicopters, NASA JPL working on the Mars Rover 2020, and at SpaceX, which he converted to a full time position!

From Co-op to Full Time Job Offer—Before Graduation

Sharon Melul Steinfeld, BS, industrial engineering and MS, Engineering Management, completed co-ops at Hasbro as a project engineer on the Transformer toy line, and at PriceWaterhouseCoopers as a management consultant for company mergers. Sharon got a full time job offer 18 months before graduating and contributes this to her co-op opportunities.

Recent News

2022 Engineering Departmental Co-op Awardees

The College of Engineering Departmental Co-op team was proud to celebrate the 9th Annual Co-op Awards with our recipients on May 16, 2022, at the Cabral Center in the John D. O’Bryant African-American Institute. These awards celebrate the exemplary work of a select group of undergraduate and graduate students who have shown great promise and […]

Kamarthi Receives IISE Fellow Award

MIE Professor Sagar Kamarthi was selected to receive the Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers (IISE) Fellow Award. The Fellow award is the highest classification of membership in IISE and is in recognition of outstanding leaders of the profession that have made significant, nationally recognized contributions to industrial engineering. The award was presented at the […]

Safa Jamali

Using Spark Fund Award to Design New Machine Learning Techniques for Fluid Dynamics

MIE Assistant Professor Safa Jamali is using the Spark Funds he received earlier this year to create a machine learning program for fluid mechanics. Simplifying Old Fluid Dynamics Through New Machine Learning Photo by Joshua Brown For even the most knowledgeable of engineers, fluid dynamics can be a tricky topic to tackle. When it comes […]

Announcing Summer 2022 PEAK Experiences Awardees

Several engineering students and science students mentored by COE faculty are recipients of Northeastern’s Summer 2022 PEAK Experiences Awards.