Diversity News

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Apr 25, 2024

Celebrating Affinity Student Groups at the 18th Annual Joint Recognition Banquet

Students, faculty, staff, alumni, and corporate partners were recognized for their commitments to several COE affinity student groups at the 18th Annual Joint Recognition Banquet. The groups represented included SHPE, SWE, BESS, SASE, and DICE.

Bioengineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil & Environmental Engineering, Electrical & Computer Engineering, Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Apr 22, 2024

Enabling Engineering Students Design Inexpensive Wheelchair Sensor System

Students in Northeastern’s Enabling Engineering class designed a wheelchair rear-sensor system for a resident at The Boston Home, a care center for individuals with progressive neurological conditions. The system met the resident’s needs at a fraction of the cost of a typical wheelchair sensor system.

Electrical & Computer Engineering

Apr 10, 2024

Renaming and Dedication of the Michael B. Silevitch and Claire J. Duggan Center for STEM Education

At the renaming and dedication ceremony of the Michael B. Silevitch and Claire J. Duggan Center for STEM Education, public school community members, alumni, faculty, staff, students, and Northeastern leadership recognized the impact made on a countless number of students for more than 35 years.

Bioengineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil & Environmental Engineering, Electrical & Computer Engineering, Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Feb 22, 2024

Engineers Week Speaker Discusses Creating Inclusivity through Psychological Safety

As part of the National Engineers Week celebration, chemical engineer and DEI leader Mark McBride-Wright spoke at a fireside chat with COE Dean Gregory Abowd about creating inclusivity and leading teams by creating a psychologically safe environment in the workplace and beyond.

Bioengineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil & Environmental Engineering, Electrical & Computer Engineering, Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Feb 21, 2024

Engineers Week Women in Engineering Panel Discusses Unique Challenges Facing Women in Engineering

During Engineers Week, a panel of faculty and students shared their experiences and advice on their education and career journeys as women engineers. They offered advice to future female engineers to empower them and help them grow, including the importance of faculty and peer mentors.

Bioengineering, Civil & Environmental Engineering, Electrical & Computer Engineering

Jan 30, 2024

2024 Goldwater Scholarship Nominees

Maya De Los Santos, electrical and computer engineering, Kaitlyn Ramesh, bioengineering, and Madeline Szoo, chemical engineering and biochemistry, were nominated for the 2024 Barry Goldwater Scholarship—a highly competitive, merit-based award for outstanding students in mathematics, the natural sciences, and engineering who are interested in pursuing careers in research.

Bioengineering, Chemical Engineering, Electrical & Computer Engineering

Oct 27, 2023

Electrical Engineer’s Path from the Dominican Republic to Northeastern University

Cesar Manuel De Oleo, E’26, electrical engineering, participated in the Undergraduate Program for Leaders In Future Transformation (UPLIFT) program. As a first-year student, he participated in research on parallel computing. He has learned buildup of C programming, algorithms, libraries, and programming in CUDA and help his research.

Electrical & Computer Engineering

May 16, 2023

Engineering Students’ Camera Mount for Wheelchair Users is Ready for its Close-up

Northeastern University’s Enabling Engineering club designed a new durable, low-cost wheelchair camera mount that brings independence to wheelchair filmmakers by eliminating their dependence on others for setting up shots and making filmmaking more accessible.

Electrical & Computer Engineering