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Jul 19, 2017

Figuring Out Industrial Engineering

About Me Keith Fleming is a fifth year Industrial Engineering student who is also pursuing his master’s degree in Industrial Engineering. While at Northeastern, Keith has completed two co-ops; at Textron Systems and Sanofi Genzyme. He is also a member of IISE and Tau Beta Pi. He shares his experience in his own words. Figuring […]

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Jul 14, 2017

Engineering, Business, and Leadership: A Potent Formula

How the program prepared him as a business transformation consultant at IBM.

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Jul 12, 2017

First a Passion for Legos; Now a Sr. Mechanical Engineer

Adrienne Clark, BS/MS, Mechanics 2011—Growing up in Hopkinton, New Hampshire, Adrienne Clark, BS/MS’11 with a major in mechanical engineering, was fascinated by her older brothers’ Lego and K’NEX toys. “I’ve always been drawn to architecture, math, science, and doing mechanical things with my hands,” says Clark. This early passion was supported by her mother’s efforts […]

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

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Jul 12, 2017

Mechanical Engineering Students to Snowboard Creators

Written by Josh Filgate and Jesse Kuhn, mechanical engineering alumni 2008. About Me Josh Filgate and Jesse Kuhn are NU Mechanical Engineering Alums from the class of 2008. They’ve both worked in product development since graduating and have a side business called “Filgate and Kuhn Fabrications” based out of Josh’s barn in Lyndeborough, NH. You […]

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Jul 08, 2017

From Capstone to MassChallenge Finalist

Co-founders of Power Assist Solutions, Martin Bujwid and Louise Katzovitz, both BS Mechanical Engineering 2017, made the 2017 MassChallenge Boston accelerator program for their power assist invention for wheelchairs! Two Northeastern graduates have launched a startup that offers a technological solution to easing the physical burden placed upon nurses and other caregivers working at hospitals […]

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

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Apr 19, 2017

Engineering for Rural Development in India

Written by Tavish Fenbert, fourth year Mechanical Engineering student and Theater minor. About Me Tavish Fenbert, a fourth-year Mechanical Engineering student and Theatre minor from Seattle, Washington. He is currently on co-op at the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay doing research in the Centre for Technology Alternatives for Rural Areas. His co-op projects include designing a […]

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

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Feb 27, 2017

Mentoring as a Common Thread

Mentoring as a Common Thread

Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

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Oct 06, 2016

Call Me Curious: Exploring Electrochemistry and Water Remediation

Written by David Berroa, fourth year Industrial Engineering student. About Me David Berroa is a fourth year, Industrial Engineering student. He is currently a Torch 8 scholar, ROUTES scholar, and a member of the Huntington 100 class of 2015. While at Northeastern, David has interned in various engineering fields, including, construction at Consigli, water remediation […]

Civil & Environmental Engineering, Mechanical & Industrial Engineering