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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

Mar 02, 2021

Featured Galante Fellow: Connor Rodriguez

Work Hard, and Play Harder Connor Rodriguez is a fifth-year Galante fellow graduating in May 2021 with his BS in industrial engineering, and his MS in engineering management. He has been a Galante Fellow since he was accepted into the program in January 2019. Initially, Connor was a civil engineering major but switched to industrial […]

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

Nov 06, 2020

Making the Shoe Fit

In many ways, mechanical engineers are like superheroes. They look like you or me out on the street, but when they get to work they can solve almost any problem, big or small. Gabrielle Whittle, E’21, a senior majoring in mechanical engineering at Northeastern, comes by her interest in mechanical engineering naturally. Her father is […]

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Oct 28, 2020

Results-Oriented

As an undergraduate major in Industrial Engineering and a masters student in Engineering Management, Lianna Schuele is focused on studying business processes to make them as time- and cost-efficient as possible ― while still delivering high levels of customer service.

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Oct 22, 2020

From Drone Racing to Autonomous Swarms: How Northeastern’s Aerospace Club is Developing Aerial Robotics

In Fall 2017, then-freshman engineering students John Buczek, Noah Ossanna, Blake McHale, Joshua Field, Michael Tang and Ryan Lung were eager to take the combination of their personal interests and studies further in their roles as members of Northeastern’s Aerospace club: Aerospace NU. They turned to Aerospace NU to propose a new subset of projects, […]

Electrical & Computer Engineering, Mechanical & Industrial Engineering