Mechanical & Industrial Engineering Spotlights

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Sep 22, 2023

How can we make robot cars safer? Northeastern student examines emerging technology as part of co-op in Germany

Robotics graduate student Srinivas Peri, MS’24, is completing a six-month co-op at TWT Science & Innovation in Germany, where he is researching and developing autonomous vehicle solutions.

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Mar 31, 2023

Intro to Rocketry Program Lifts Off

The Intro to Rocketry – Airframe program successfully designed, built, tested, and launched five 6-8 foot L2 rockets in March, with some reaching heights as high as 3,600 feet. The launch was the culmination of two semesters of work by about 20 students plus five student mentors as part of Northeastern’s AerospaceNU club.

Mar 08, 2023

Opening Doors for the DeafBlind Community

Bioengineering student Nick Scaperdas, E’24, is working with a group of students from the Sherman Center’s Generate program to develop a doorbell that can be used by DeafBlind individuals.

Bioengineering, Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Jan 27, 2023

A Trajectory to Leadership as an Engineer

Before starting college, Carey Tassel, who is pursuing a BS in mechanical engineering, and an MS in engineering management with the PlusOne program, has a personal experience that led her to an interest in medical devices. She says, “I’ve always had an underlying interest in the medical space.” While in high school in Lexington, Massachusetts, […]

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Jan 13, 2023

Locomotives, Ophthalmoscopes, and Mountain Bikes: A Northeastern Alum’s Impact

Morgan Misek, mechanical engineering alumnus, has founded Trxstle, an outdoors equipment company combining his love of cycling, the outdoors, and engineering—all of which he pursued while a student at Northeastern.

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Dec 20, 2022

Rover Team Prepares for Next Competition

After competing at the global Mars Society’s University Rover Challenge earlier this year, the Northeastern Mars Rover Team, advised by MIE Assistant Professor Peter Whitney, is gearing up for next year’s competition.

Electrical & Computer Engineering

Dec 08, 2022

Engineering Co-op Helps to Build Company’s Success

Over the past four years, the local startup company Lyndra Therapeutics has employed over 100 co-op students to help pioneer long-acting oral therapies.

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Nov 08, 2022

Northeastern Robotics Team Wins $1M for Third-place Finish in Global Competition

Team Northeastern won $1 million in third place among 17 finalists from around the globe in the ANA Avatar XPrize robotics competition.

Electrical & Computer Engineering, Mechanical & Industrial Engineering