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Dec 07, 2021

Featured Galante Fellow: Heather Gerstley

Heather Gerstley is a fifth-year student at Northeastern University graduating this December with a Bachelor’s Degree in Bioengineering and a Master’s degree in Engineering Management. Heather knew that she wanted to work in healthcare and help people in a rapidly changing and innovative industry. With her interest in mathematics and life sciences, Bioengineering was the […]

Bioengineering, Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Nov 23, 2021

Helping to Bring Families Closer Together

Data analytics engineering student Ravalika Kurumilla, ME’22, has been working on co-op at Ancestry.com to create algorithms to help customers find their family connections.

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Miriam Morales

Oct 12, 2021

Coffee with a Purpose

Industrial engineering alumna Miriam Morales started the coffee shop Recreo in Boston as a true farm-to-cup experience that gives back to the community that she came from. How Recreo brings beans from Nicaragua and brews coffee with a purpose Miriam Morales, a native of Nicaragua and a Northeastern graduate in industrial engineering, started Recreo, a […]

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Qiyong Chen

Oct 01, 2021

PhD Spotlight: Qiyong Chen, PhD’ 20 – Mechanical Engineering

Advised by Sinan Müftü, Professor of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering Qiyong Chen, PhD’20, mechanical engineering, joined the Applied (Bio) Mechanics and Tribology Laboratory, advised by Professor Sinan Muftu, while pursuing his master’s degree in the Department of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering at Northeastern University in 2014, and continued on to pursue his PhD after obtaining […]

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Ramin Mohammadi

Oct 01, 2021

PhD Spotlight: Ramin Mohammadi, PhD’20 – Industrial Engineering

Advised by Sagar Kamarthi, Professor of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering Advised by Professor Sagar Kamarthi, mechanical and industrial engineering, the dissertation of Ramin Mohammadi, PhD’20, industrial engineering, was in applied artificial intelligence techniques to healthcare problems to maximize patients’ quality of life, while minimizing the potential financial burden for healthcare organizations. He used natural language […]

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Jared Covell

May 27, 2021

Resilience Leads to Co-op at Tesla

When the co-op of Jared Covell, E’22, mechanical engineering, was canceled by the pandemic, he ended up working as a design engineer at a dream company for mechanical engineering, Tesla, with the support, mentoring and network of connections of his co-op coordinator. As a project lead on Tesla’s Drive Systems Structures team, Covell modeled components for a dynamometer assembly used to test a new electric motor. He led design reviews among the company’s structures, lubrication, and motor teams — then applied their feedback to optimize his models in the next iteration.

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

May 17, 2021

Featured Galante Fellow: Elise O’Reilly

Elise O’Reilly is a fifth-year student at Northeastern and will graduate this May with a bachelor’s in industrial engineering and master’s in engineering management. When O’Reilly first started at Northeastern, she was a civil engineering major. She switched to industrial engineering after looking into the Galante Engineering Business Program and the classes available.

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

May 13, 2021

Creating Synthetic Bone Graft Materials

Biochemistry student Morgan Pfaff is working with MIE Associate Professor Randall Erb and Post-Doctoral Researcher Jessica Faust to create synthetic materials for bone graft applications. She’s building better bones while encouraging diversity in science Main photo: Morgan Pfaff, who studies biochemistry, conducts biomaterial research for bone graft applications in Egan Research Center. Pfaff recently received […]

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering