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Joseph Berman

Oct 26, 2022

Seeing Code in Real Life: A Co-op Journey into Robotics

Computer Engineering student Joseph Berman has taken advantage of Northeastern’s experiential learning opportunities. After completing a co-op at Amazon Robotics, he worked in the robotics lab of Associate Professor Taskin Padir, who is also director of the Institute of Experiential Robotics. He is now on co-op in Japan working at Mujin, a startup based in Tokyo with additional branches in Georgia and China. Mujin creates software for industrial robots controlled by a central artificial intelligence hub.

Electrical & Computer Engineering

Rohan Basu Roy

Oct 19, 2022

PhD Spotlight: Rohan Basu Roy, PhD’24 – Computer Engineering

Originally from Calcutta, India, Rohan Basu Roy began his PhD journey at Northeastern in 2019 in the Goodwill Computing Lab, advised by Associate Professor Devesh Tiwari of electrical and computer engineering, after completing his bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering. From his undergraduate days, he was interested in computer systems and architecture, which inspired him to […]

Electrical & Computer Engineering

Oct 14, 2022

PhD Spotlight: Tirthak Patel, PhD’22 – Computer Engineering

After earning his bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering with honors from the University of Toronto, Tirthak Patel joined Northeastern to pursue his PhD in computer engineering, advised by Devesh Tiwari, associate professor of electrical and computer engineering. Patel’s research addresses the challenge of error-prone program executions on quantum computers and provides robust solutions to improve […]

Electrical & Computer Engineering

David Sequino

Jul 01, 2022

From Co-op Student to Co-op Sponsor—and Cheerleader

Alum David Sequino is committed to sponsoring and hiring Northeastern students David Sequino, E’90, electrical engineering, is proud to say that every employee in the Boston office of his company, INTEGRITY Security Services (ISS), is not only a Northeastern graduate—but almost all were also former co-op students. As co-founder and chief executive officer of ISS, […]

Electrical & Computer Engineering

Isabelle Brandicourt

May 03, 2022

Winter with the Penguins

When Isabelle Brandicourt, E’23, electrical engineering, fell in love with marine biology at the age of ten, she never imagined that she would someday have the opportunity to live and work with penguins in Antarctica.

Electrical & Computer Engineering

Nicolas Tedori

Apr 14, 2022

PlusOne Leads to Head Start on Career Success

Nicolas Tedori, E’20, computer engineering, ME’21, electrical and computer engineering, didn’t arrive at Northeastern intending to complete both a bachelor’s and master’s degree in five years. But when his academic advisor told him about the PlusOne program during his third year of study in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, it made immediate sense […]

Electrical & Computer Engineering

Oct 01, 2021

PhD Spotlight: Michael Stahl, PhD’21 – Bioengineering

Advised by Octavia Camps, Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering After earning his undergraduate degree in biomedical engineering from Boston University, Michael Stahl joined Northeastern University’s College of Engineering to pursue his master’s in computer engineering with a concentration in digital signal processing. As a master’s student, he studied the effectiveness of a psychophysical procedure […]

Bioengineering, Electrical & Computer Engineering

Oct 01, 2021

PhD Spotlight: Alexandria Will-Cole, PhD’23 – Electrical Engineering

Advised by Nian Sun, Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering Alexandria Will-Cole, PhD’23, electrical engineering, joined Professor Nian X. Sun’s Advanced Materials and Microsystems Lab in 2019 to pursue a PhD in Electrical Engineering at Northeastern University. Prior to her doctoral studies, she completed her MS in Materials Science and Engineering from Drexel University and […]

Electrical & Computer Engineering