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Apr 12, 2021

Co-op at Tesla in Data Science is the Silver Lining

Ananya Naresh, ME’21, data analytics engineering, was drawn to Northeastern’s College of Engineering for both the co-op program and its strong, interdisciplinary academic reputation. “Northeastern came like a natural choice because of the co-op opportunities… And they also have pretty good, well-known professors for computer science, which I can take too because COE allows me […]

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Apr 12, 2021

Working Toward a World with Clean Energy

After completing his undergraduate degree in electrical engineering at the University of Iowa, Pengyang Xiang, who is an MS in Energy Systems student graduating in 2021, felt limited by the programs offered by most universities on the graduate level in his area of interest. He wanted to specialize in the energy field with a master’s […]

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Mar 22, 2021

Featured Galante Fellow: Noah Switek

Get Involved and Takeoff! Noah Switek is currently a 5th-year student at Northeastern. This May, he will graduate with a Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering and Master’s degree in Engineering Management. His involvement with the Galante Engineering Business Program goes back to when he first heard Professor Jaeger-Helton talk about the program at an IISE […]

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Mar 22, 2021

Featured Galante Fellow: David Soolkin

Work Smart, Then Hard David Soolkin has been a member of the Galante program since 2020. This May, he will graduate from Northeastern with his Bachelor’s in Industrial Engineering and Master’s in Engineering Management. Coming into college, Soolkin knew he wanted to pursue a degree in engineering, but was not sure which discipline. He started […]

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Mar 02, 2021

A World of Difference

Diego Rivera, E’21, mechanical engineering, aims to find engineering solutions that meet the pressing challenges of climate change While growing up in South Florida, Diego Rivera, E’21, was always drawn to science and math. But it wasn’t until he took a physics class in high school that he began to see a clear career path […]

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Jan 29, 2021

Featured Galante Fellow: Heather Cheung

Heather Cheung is a fifth-year Northeastern student who has been a part of the Galante Engineering Business Program since 2019. Within Galante, she has been the information session coordinator since last year. She is pursuing a Bachelor’s in Industrial Engineering and a Master’s in Engineering Management. In her time at Northeastern, Cheung has had the […]

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Jan 19, 2021

COE Alumnus, Now Professor Focuses in the Interdisciplinary Fields of Biomechanics and Mechanobiology

Rouzbeh Amini, associate professor of mechanical and industrial engineering, jointly appointed in bioengineering, first came to Northeastern in the early 2000s pursuing a master’s degree in mechanical engineering. He recalls his days as a graduate student at Northeastern fondly and didn’t imagine that he’d ever get the chance to come back to the university as […]

Bioengineering, Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Nov 13, 2020

Building on Chemical Engineering with People and Project Management Skills

Rachely Sanchez Murray, E’22, chemical engineering, developed her love for engineering early. Throughout high school, she participated in programs that helped foster that interest. She also knew she wanted to go to a college that not only fed that interest but was also extremely innovative and not stuck in “traditional” ways.

Chemical Engineering, Mechanical & Industrial Engineering