Bioengineering Spotlights

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Apr 18, 2023

Alumni Spotlight: Alex Silverman, MS’21

Like many, Alexandra Silverman was first introduced to science in middle school in the form of a frog dissection. However, instead of the impending nausea many experience at the sight of internal organs, Silverman became enraptured by the beauty and intricacy of science.

Bioengineering

Apr 06, 2023

Blanchet and Ndjigue Receive 2023 Compass Awards

Bioengineering students Joseph Blanchet, E’22, and Shandy Ndjigue, E’23, are recipients of the 2023 Compass Awards, which recognizes exemplary students from the senior class who, during their time on campus, have demonstrated a true dedication to a core set of values: leadership, volunteerism, academic integrity, and commitment to Northeastern.

Bioengineering

Mar 27, 2023

Pursuing Bioengineering PhD to Affect Patient Outcomes through Research

Kevin Bardon, PhD’23, bioengineering, began his doctoral studies after a 20-year career of academic and industry research, with a goal to lead independent research. At Northeastern, he has jointly filed for a patent for a real-time immune biomarker detection system, is preparing to publish several papers on optimized photoacoustic contrast agents, and he presented his research at professional gatherings.

Bioengineering

Mar 20, 2023

BioE Alumni Spotlight: Jessica Fitzgerald, University of Colorado Boulder

Jessica Fitzgerald, PhD, is a Teaching Faculty Member at the University of Colorado. She teaches Computer-Aided Design and Fabrication, Anatomy and Physiology for Engineers, Bioinstrumentation, and Biomaterials. She is also responsible for undergraduate and graduate course instruction, new course development, and cultivating a community of support, growth, and excellence in the new Biomedical Engineering program. […]

Bioengineering

Mar 20, 2023

BioE Alumni Spotlight: Rachel Horenstein, University of Denver

Rachel Horenstein, PhD, is a Teaching Assistant Professor in the Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering at the University of Denver. She currently teaches courses in solid mechanics and engineering design. She earned her PhD in Mechanical Engineering from Northeastern University in 2020 where, as a member of the Multiscale Mechanics and Musculoskeletal Mechanobiology Lab, […]

Bioengineering

Mar 20, 2023

BioE Alumni Spotlight: Solomon Mensah, Worchester Polytechnic Institute

Assistant Professor Solomon Mensah obtained a Bachelor of Biomedical Engineering from City College of New York and a PhD in Bioengineering in 2019 from Northeastern University. He was born in Ghana and is the CEO of Therapeutic Innovations Inc., which develops lifesaving medical devices for low to middle-income countries. Currently, he works at Worcester Polytechnic […]

Bioengineering

Mar 08, 2023

Goldwater Scholar Sets Sights on Medical and Doctoral Degrees

Giona Kleinberg, E’23, majoring in bioengineering and biochemistry with a minor in data science, is an experienced researcher with several publications and a prestigious Barry Goldwater Scholarship under his belt, all prior to earning his bachelor’s degree. His next goals: a medical degree and a PhD.

Bioengineering

Mar 08, 2023

Opening Doors for the DeafBlind Community

Bioengineering student Nick Scaperdas, E’24, is working with a group of students from the Sherman Center’s Generate program to develop a doorbell that can be used by DeafBlind individuals.

Bioengineering, Mechanical & Industrial Engineering