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May 20, 2024

Metghalchi Selected as HelioCon Featured Researcher

MIE Professor Hameed Metghalchi was selected as a Featured Researcher by the Heliostat Consortium for Concentrating Solar-Thermal Power, and was invited to join the HelioCon Board of Advisors.

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

May 20, 2024

Northeastern Research Shows the Benefits of Shifting to Standardized Employment

MIE Distinguished Professor Ozlem Ergun and other Northeastern researchers presented findings that suggest both workers and platforms may benefit from a move away from the independent contractor model to standardized employment. The interdisciplinary research team studied the working behavior of the package delivery platform Deliv for the study.

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

May 08, 2024

2024 URF Scholars Recipients

Thirty-six engineering students received 2024 URF Scholars Awards from Northeastern’s Office of Undergraduate Research and Fellowships. URF Scholars are students who are graduating this year and who have earned a PEAK Experience Award, applied for a distinguished fellowship, or participated in graduate school advising.

Bioengineering, Chemical Engineering, Electrical & Computer Engineering, Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

May 07, 2024

Announcing Summer 2024 PEAK Experiences Awardees

Several engineering and science students mentored by COE faculty are recipients of Northeastern’s Summer 2024 PEAK Experiences Awards from the Office of Undergraduate Research and Fellowships.

Bioengineering, Chemical Engineering, Electrical & Computer Engineering, Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

May 07, 2024

Müftü Receives Honorary Doctorate From the Technical University of Iași

Sinan Müftü, COE Distinguished Professor, MIE, was awarded an honorary doctorate in mechanical engineering from the Technical University of Iași (TUIasi) in Romania. Müftü has collaborated with this university since 2021 and was honored “for contributions to mechanical engineering, research, and educational cooperation.”

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Apr 30, 2024

Zheng Receives Leadership for Inclusion and Diversity Award

MIE Associate Professor Yi Zheng received the 2024 Leadership for Inclusion and Diversity Award from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Asian American Pacific Islanders Commission, which recognized him “as an exceptional leader who has demonstrated an unwavering commitment to fostering inclusivity and diversity.”

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Apr 29, 2024

Industrial Engineering Student Receives IISE UPS Scholarship for Female Students

Mia Ferrante, E’25, industrial engineering, was chosen by the Institute of Industrial and Systems Engineers (IISE) Scholarship Trustees Committee as the winner of the UPS Scholarship for Female Students for her scholastic achievement, leadership, and dedication to the ISE profession.

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Apr 26, 2024

MIE Capstone Group Helps Northeastern Graduates Plant Trees for Better Neighborhoods

Cathy and Tom Griffin, two Northeastern graduates, have realized the importance of trees during the COVID-19 pandemic. Since then, they have led the WE Tree Boston project to increase the tree population in Boston’s neighborhoods with the help of a watering system designed by a group of MIE capstone students.

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering