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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

Botakoz Koshkarova
BS Mechanical Engineering, 2020

With co-ops at Daimler AG and Amazon Robotics, Botakoz Koshkarova, E’20, mechanical engineering, is now an engineer at Apple...

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Varun Senthil
MS Industrial Engineering, 2020

Varun Senthil, MS ’20, industrial engineering, completed a co-op at Oak Ridge National Labs and co-wrote a soon-to-be-published paper.

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New MS in Robotics Degree

A new Master of Science in Robotics degree program offers an interdisciplinary, technically challenging, and hands-on learning experience, providing students a comprehensive understanding of the algorithms, sensors, control systems, and mechanisms used in robotics to help you stand out in the field and make transformative impact on society.

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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

New Faculty Spotlight: Ruobing Bai

Ruobing Bai joins the Mechanical and Industrial Engineering department in January 2021 as an Assistant Professor.

New Faculty Spotlight: Xiaoyu Tang

Xiaoyu Tang joins the Mechanical and Industrial Engineering department in January 2021 as an Assistant Professor.

Building a COVID-19 Sanitizing Robot

Mechanical engineering student Daniel Simpson, E’25, built a robot that sanitizes workspaces from COVID-19 using UV light.

Behroozi Receives PTC Grant for Augmented Reality

MIE Assistant Professor Mehdi Behroozi was awarded $135K by PTC Inc for his project “Routing, Motion, and Space Optimization for Humans and Robots in an Augmented Reality Environment”.