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May 28, 2020

Students & Alumni Help Create Masks for Front Line Workers

Mechanical engineering student Max Seidel, E’24, and alum Amine El Aymani, E’16, MS’19, have risen to the occasion during the COVID-19 crisis to help create masks for frontline workers.

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

May 28, 2020

Industrial Engineering Grad Balances STEM with Pro Cheerleading

Main Photo: Nia Jones, E’20, industrial engineering, part of the first cohort of S-POWER Scholars, achieved the Huntington 100 and will be going to graduate school at the University of California- Berkeley and conducting research as part of the Energy Resources Group. Whoever said, “You can’t do it all,” never met recent Industrial Engineering graduate […]

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

May 18, 2020

Mechanical Engineering Senior Aims to Help Those in Need

The S-POWER scholars program helped Juan Mesa, a rising senior studying mechanical engineering, find a true community and gave him the opportunity to become the best version of himself.

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Apr 10, 2020

Providing Face Masks to Front Line COVID-19 Workers

Mechanical Engineering alumni Mostafa Lotfi and his two cousins who co-founded Lacerta Group Inc., have converted the focus of their company that normally manufactures plastic packaging into making face masks to help the front line workers of COVID-19.

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Mar 24, 2020

Medical Inventor with a Sense of Purpose

MIE Alum Bob Rioux, E’85, has used his mechanical engineering knowledge to develop 110 patents for medical devices to help solve difficult medical problems.

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Mar 23, 2020

Working with the Peace Corps to Develop Sustainable Practices in Senegal

After he graduated, MIE Alum Tavish Fenbert, E’18, joined the Peace Corps to help people in Senegal as an agroforestry volunteer.

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Vatsal Prakash, ME’20, MS in engineering management, in the Level 2 Technical Support lab while on co-op at Schneider Electric in India.

Feb 26, 2020

MS Student Lands Co-op at Schneider Electric in India

Picture caption: Vatsal Prakash, ME’20, MS in engineering management, in the Level 2 Technical Support lab while on co-op at Schneider Electric in India. After coming to a new country halfway around the world for school, MS in Engineering Management student Vatsal Prakash, ME’20, went back home for a co-op opportunity at a Fortune 500 […]

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