Electrical & Computer Engineering Spotlights

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Oct 20, 2017

Human-Robot Friendship

Murphy Wonsick, PhD’20—Doctoral student Murphy Wonsick envisions a world where humans and robots coexist as friends. She spends her days trying to figure out how astronauts and robots can work together to complete dangerous tasks in space. In fact, she’s working on one of the world’s most advanced humanoid robots to exist—Northeastern’s NASA robot Valkyrie—under the direction of Taskin Padir, associate professor of electrical and computer engineering at Northeastern.

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Oct 18, 2017

Easy ‘Friending’ Startup

Jay Shome and Andrew Smith, BS, Computer Engineering, 2018—“Friending made easy.” That’s the motto of FriendsUp, a new app enabling users to share contact information and connect via Snapchat, Facebook, and Instagram in the blink of an eye. It’s the brainchild of Andrew Smith and Jay Shome, both E’18, who launched the app in July […]

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Aug 28, 2017

Research in Extreme Conditions

Alek Razdan, PhD, Computer Engineering, 2021—This is the Antarctic Ocean in winter. It’s the last place anyone would want to be—unless you’re trying to solve a climate change mystery. An international crew of scientists, including Northeastern graduate student Alek Razdan, recently returned from a two-month expedition to the Ross Sea off the coast of Antarctica. […]

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Jul 19, 2017

Inspiring Women Engineers

Students Sarada M. Symonds, E’19, computer engineering and computer science, and Elizabeth Wig, E’20, electrical engineering, were each recently awarded $5,000 scholarships for the 2017-2018 academic year by the Society of Women Engineers (SWE). Symonds received the 2017 Ada I. Pressman Memorial Scholarship, her second SWE scholarship in the past two years. Wig, a Dean’s […]

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May 08, 2017

Reflecting Back

Recent ECE Alum Liane Wong, E’17, reflects on her experiences while at Northeastern. Liane Wong, BS, Electrical Engineering, 2017, is a well rounded student. She completed three co-ops in the engineering industry, participated in a service-learning program to Belize, where she worked to empower local farmers, and served as co-chair of the Asian American Center’s […]

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student and mentor at computer engineering lab

Aug 03, 2016

Getting Involved with Research Local and Abroad

Picture: Andrew (left) running experiments in the lab at the University of Rome “La Sapienza,” assisted by Petrika Gjanci, a member of the SUNSET development team. Written by Andrew Tu, a second year Computer Engineering and Computer Science student. About Me Andrew Tu is a rising second year student currently pursuing a combined BS in […]

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student at the Great Wall of China

Jan 02, 2016

Co-op in Beijing

Written by Neil Suttora, a junior in Electrical and Computer Engineering. About Me Neil Suttora is a Junior at NEU in Electrical and Computer Engineering. He decided to go to China for his 2nd co-op because he loves the language and culture. If you don’t know him by my name you probably have seen Neil unicycling around campus […]

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