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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

Oct 09, 2020

Hasbro Encouraged My Personal Growth

Co-oping at Hasbro provided electrical engineering undergraduate student Jamie Wong great personal and professional growth. “For my co-op, I got the job through the Northeastern system and I think this helped because Northeastern has a history of co-ops at Hasbro. I probably wouldn’t have found the co-op if it wasn’t on NUcareers (which is NUworks […]

Electrical & Computer Engineering

Oct 09, 2020

An Incredible Co-op Experience at NASA

Elizabeth Wig, E’20, electrical engineering, had co-op experiences at NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory and NASA – National Aeronautics and Space Administration. “My co-op experience was an incredible opportunity! I worked with the F-18 supersonic aircraft. My project involved equipping these supersonic planes with ADS-B, a way for aircraft to communicate their GPS position and velocity […]

Electrical & Computer Engineering

Oct 02, 2020

PhD Spotlight: Setareh Ariafar, PhD’20 – Electrical Engineering

Advised by College of Engineering Professors Jennifer Dy and Dana Brooks, Electrical and Computer Engineering Setareh Ariafar joined the Machine Learning Lab and the Bio-Medical Imaging and Signal Processing Lab to pursue her doctoral studies at Northeastern University in 2015, after finishing her master’s degree from Boston University, and a BS and MS from the […]

Electrical & Computer Engineering

prof next to network rack

Jun 21, 2020

Yanzhi Wang Receives Army Young Investigator Award to Bring Deep Neural Network Machine Learning to Mobile Devices

ECE Assistant Professor Yanzhi Wang has been awarded a prestigious Young Investigator Program Award from the Army Research Office (ARO) on ultra-efficient, real-time DNN acceleration on mobile platforms. The ARO YIP is awarded to outstanding scientists beginning their independent careers to attract them to pursue fundamental research in areas relevant to the Army, to support their research in these areas, and to encourage their teaching and research careers.

Electrical & Computer Engineering

Feb 26, 2020

Defining Experiences on Co-op at Philips

Picture caption: Left to right: Jie Dai, ME’19, electrical and computer engineering, and Wangbo Jia, ME’19, electrical and computer engineering. Co-op can be a defining experience for students, and for two recent alumni, their time working at Philips Research Americas’ Cambridge Innovation Labs in Cambridge, Massachusetts, was no exception. Wangbo Jia, ME’19, originally from Beijing, […]

Electrical & Computer Engineering

Nov 20, 2019

Thinking Out of the Box at Toyota Research Institute

When Amanda Zhu graduated from Northeastern University in May of 2018 with a Master of Science degree in Computer Engineering, she only had to wait a month before she started working at the Toyota Research Institute in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Originating from China, Zhu graduated from the University of New Haven with a bachelor’s degree in […]

Electrical & Computer Engineering

on top of kilimanjaro

Nov 15, 2019

Out of My Comfort Zone in Tanzania

Jacob Kaplan is a fourth-year computer engineering/computer science major on co-op at Sikubora in Arusha, Tanzania. He is originally from Amherst in western Massachusetts. He is interested in sustainable energy and is exploring and considering career paths. Written by Jacob Kaplan. I am working at a company called Sikubora in Arusha, Tanzania. Arusha is a […]

Electrical & Computer Engineering