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Jun 26, 2018

Thriving in an Entrepreneurial Community

Maddy Leger, BS Computer Engineering 2018, sought out the Sherman Center for Engineering Entrepreneurship Education’s Generate program—a student-led product development studio—to acquire more experience in program management. At the suggestion of a friend, Leger joined as a project lead working with an all-volunteer student staff that helps students, alumni, and staff develop products and startup […]

Electrical & Computer Engineering

Jun 13, 2018

Passion for Learning, Teaching

After being accepted into Northeastern’s prestigious University Scholars Program for his outstanding high school performance, Delaware native Thurston Brevett, BS Electrical and Computer Engineering 2018, intended to take full advantage of the College of Engineering’s top academics and well-known experiential learning programs to make the most of his degree. A fan of tinkering with remote-controlled […]

Electrical & Computer Engineering

Jun 04, 2018

Vacation Time Leads to New Business

Christopher Kenyon, BS, Computer Engineering/Computer Science, 2017 andDouglas Franklin, BS, Computer Engineering, 2016—When Kevin Corliss, Christopher Kenyon, and Douglas Franklin entered their first professional careers, they each encountered the same dilemma: Although they had earned paid vacation time, they were discouraged from using it. “There was this sense that you weren’t a dedicated worker if […]

Electrical & Computer Engineering

May 15, 2018

‘Autonomous’ Choices

Antonio Rufo’s, BS Computer Engineering 2014 and MS Computer Engineering 2017, College of Engineering journey at Northeastern began when he was in high school as part of Northeastern’s FIRST Robotics team, and carried him to where he is today: in a top position in Silicon Valley working on one of the high-tech industry’s most cutting-edge […]

Electrical & Computer Engineering

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Jan 17, 2018

East African Solar Energy Co-op in Tanzania

Written by Jordan Massa, a fourth year Computer Engineering student with a Global Social Entrepreneurship minor. About me Jordan Massa is a fourth year Computer Engineering student with a Global Social Entrepreneurship minor. On campus, she is an RA and TA for Global Social Enterprise. Before her internship in Tanzania, she spent her first co-op […]

Electrical & Computer Engineering

Dec 06, 2017

ECE Student Receives Schwarzman Scholarship

Student Brett Daley, BS, Electrical and Computer Engineering, 2018—has been named a Schwarzman Scholar, enabling him to complete a master’s degree at Tsinghua University in China. Source: News @ Northeastern Northeastern senior Brett Daley says artificial intelligence will be the defining technology of the 21st century. Throughout his Northeastern experience, he’s conducted advanced machine learning […]

Electrical & Computer Engineering

Dec 05, 2017

Six ECE Students Named IEEE PES Scholarship Plus Initiative Awardees

Six students in the Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) Department were named IEEE Power & Energy Society (PES) Scholarship Plus Initiative 2017-18 awardees. This signature program of the IEEE Foundation provides $7,000 in undergraduate educational support over a 3 year period. With these six recipients, Northeastern is tied for 3rd most PES scholarship winners at […]

Electrical & Computer Engineering

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Dec 04, 2017

Perspective on Undergraduate Research from One Who Knows

Written by Emma Kaeli, chemical engineering undergraduate student. Chemical Engineering undergraduate student Emma Kaeli shares her research experiences: In my first year here at Northeastern, I made one of the best decisions I have made yet—getting involved with academic research.After trying out bioengineering and even electrical engineering projects, I found myself volunteering in Dr. Katherine […]

Electrical & Computer Engineering