Mar 30, 2023
Congratulation NSF GRFP Recipients
Congratulations to the current students and alumni who are recipients of the NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program Awards. The NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students in NSF-supported science. Name Baccalaureate Institution Current Field of Study Current Institution Award Offered Attari, Adel Wael (ChE E’19) Northeastern University Life Sciences – Cell […]
Mar 30, 2023
Schmidt Futures Gives $50M for Life Science Research Including Single-Cell Proteomics Institute
The GenomeWeb article “Schmidt Futures Gives $50M for Life Science Research Including Single-Cell Proteomics Institute” highlights the Parallel Squared Technology Institute (PTI), a new non-profit research institute recently launched by Allen Distinguished Investigator and BioE Associate Professor Nikolai Slavov and former bioengineering students Aleksandra Petelski, PhD’22, and Harrison Specht, PhD’22.
Mar 28, 2023
Dai and Huang-Saad Inducted as AIMBE Fellows
BioE Associate Professors Guohao Dai and Aileen Huang-Saad were inducted into the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) Fellows Class of 2023. Dai was elected “for contributions in vascular mechanobiology and 3D bioprinting vascular networks for tissue engineering, regenerative medicine applications” and Huang-Saad was elected “for outstanding contributions to the development of BME entrepreneurship education microenvironments and studying their impact on the engagement of diverse populations.”
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.
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. […]
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, […]
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 […]
Mar 17, 2023
PTI Launches to Scale Protein Analysis Towards Scientific and Medical Breakthroughs
Allen Distinguished Investigator and BioE Associate Professor Nikolai Slavov launched his new Parallel Squared Technology Institute (PTI) to catalyze a leap in biomedical research by enabling protein analysis with single-cell resolution at unprecedented throughput.
Mar 10, 2023
We Need People With Different Perspectives to Solve Problems
BioE Assistant Professor Mona Minkara speech at the United Nations about the need for visually impaired people in the field of science earned her a standing ovation.
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.