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Apr 12, 2021

Reaching Ambitious Goals with a PlusOne

Sarah Adamo, E’22, electrical engineering, ME’23, electrical engineering, has ambitious goals for her future, and the PlusOne program is the next step on her path to reaching them. A very driven and passionate person, Adamo reveals “I think you can feel when you’re on the right path… as you can tell I’m very excited about […]

Electrical & Computer Engineering

Mar 10, 2021

Co-op at Qualcomm Opens New Doors

As a master’s student in electrical and computer engineering, Nagulan Manivelan, ME’21, had to act quickly. A week before he was slated to begin his co-op with a Boston technology startup, the company had to cancel the position due to COVID. What Nagulan did next, embodies the Northeastern ethos of personal and professional resiliency.

Electrical & Computer Engineering

Mar 02, 2021

The ‘Triple Husky’ Experience

Sarah Brown is a true Northeastern success story: a ‘triple Husky’ who earned her bachelor’s in electrical engineering, master’s in electrical and computer engineering, and a PhD in electrical engineering. After completing her doctorate in 2016, she was awarded the University of California at Berkeley Chancellor’s Postdoctoral Fellowship and served as a postdoctoral research associate […]

Electrical & Computer Engineering

Mar 02, 2021

The Road to a PhD and Career in Engineering Education

Northeastern graduate David Delaine, E’05, electrical engineering, was well on his way to a solid career as a consulting engineer, but life had other plans for him. A network of mentors and transformative experiences at Northeastern and beyond laid the groundwork for a career detour that led Delaine to pursue advanced studies and discover his […]

Electrical & Computer Engineering

Nov 03, 2020

A Natural Problem Solver

Haley Weinstein, E and ME’21, electrical engineering, has always had an innate curiosity about topics outside her range of expertise ― along with the work ethic needed to figure them out.

Electrical & Computer Engineering

Oct 29, 2020

Securing a Successful Future

A computer engineering major, Rubens Lacouture, E and ME’21, quickly identified software development as his passion and is focused on improving computational performance and algorithm efficiency, including software security.

Electrical & Computer Engineering

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