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Mechanical & Industrial Engineering Spotlights

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Oct 25, 2019

Competing in International Off-Road Racing Competitions

Northeastern’s Baja SAE team design and build their own all-terrain cars from scratch to compete in international off-road racing competitions.

Electrical & Computer Engineering, Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Oct 16, 2019

Supersonic Air Travel is on the Verge of a Comeback, and He’s in the Middle of It

Industrial engineering student Alex Bender, E’20, wanted to pursue the idea of high-speed travel, so he reached out to a company and convinced them to hire him as a co-op.

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

May 23, 2019

From Paraguay to Northeastern University

When Ricardo Careaga, MS Energy Systems and Gordon Engineering Leadership Program, 2019, was a child growing up in Asuncion, Paraguay, he would frequently go to buy goods at a corner store in his neighborhood. Roughly 20 years later, in the second year of his graduate degree in Energy Systems at Northeastern University, he is helping […]

Gordon Engineering Leadership Program, Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

May 02, 2019

One to Watch

Carlos Fuentes, BS Mechanical Engineering and Physics 2018, balances a job at Amazon with a startup born of his passion for vintage timepieces For his sixteenth birthday, Carlos Fuentes, E’18, received an unusual gift from a family friend: a broken vintage watch movement. “My dad’s friend knew I was enamored with mechanical stuff,” explains Fuentes. […]

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Jan 09, 2019

A Super Great Experience

“I think that at the beginning it is kind of hard for everyone if you have never been to the United States. Once you get an understanding of how things are done and to do things like how to upload homework or find information, you get that it’s a super great experience,” said Lisandro Mentasti, […]

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Nov 09, 2018

A Powerful Combination

Ankita Pradeep, MS Data Analytics Engineering 2019, got her undergraduate industrial engineering degree in India. Back at home, she worked in the logistics industry for two years. There, she gained experience in data analysis, which drove her interest to the field and inspired her to apply to the brand-new Data Analytics Engineering master’s program at […]

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Nov 05, 2018

INFORMS Receives 2018 Student Chapter Award

For the second year in a row, and the third since the club’s formation, the Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS) at Northeastern was one of the schools awarded the Student Chapter Cum Laude Award. The club, which had 72 members in 2016, has grown to 273 graduate students who are pursuing […]

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Nov 02, 2018

A Fork in the Road

Zhuohan Yu, MS, Data Analytics Engineering 2021—It’s a lot easier to pick a career path when you first enter school and follow it. It’s harder to find out along the way that what you’re studying isn’t what you want to be doing. The hardest part is deciding to change your path and starting a new […]

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering