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Amanda Dee

Mar 17, 2022

Passion for Research in the Lab and in Industry Leads to Goldwater Scholar Nomination

Amanda Dee, E’23, bioengineering, has always enjoyed learning about the world around her. She participated in FIRST Lego League at the age of 8 and reached out to a professor in her hometown of Amherst, Massachusetts, at 13 years old—an experience that sparked her interest in plant biology. Her passion for hands-on work and STEM […]

Bioengineering

Giona Kleinberg

Mar 17, 2022

Pursuing Multiple Passions

When one chooses a career, it makes sense that career should match one’s individual interests. But what if a person has multiple interests and goals, is it possible for one path to include them all? For Giona Kleinberg, E’23, the answer is yes. He believes his combined bioengineering and biochemistry major gives him the freedom […]

Bioengineering

Dec 07, 2021

Featured Galante Fellow: Heather Gerstley

Heather Gerstley is a fifth-year student at Northeastern University graduating this December with a Bachelor’s Degree in Bioengineering and a Master’s degree in Engineering Management. Gerstley knew that she wanted to work in healthcare and help people in a rapidly changing and innovative industry. With her interest in mathematics and life sciences, Bioengineering was the […]

Bioengineering, Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Rodrigo Blanco Bravo

Dec 02, 2021

Desire for Well-Rounded and Global Experiences Leads to Fulbright Nomination

Some people spend their entire lives living, studying and working in the same city or town. For Rodrigo Blanco Bravo, E’22, bioengineering, this was not an option. “I wanted to understand how the rest of the nation works,” Blanco Bravo says. “It was important for me to get out and experience how life works.” Inspired […]

Bioengineering

Nov 18, 2021

Moderna by the Molecule

Bioengineering student Ella Strzegowski, E’23, is spending her co-op working at Moderna on quality control measures to examine the molecules in the messenger RNA (mRNA) vaccine solution.

Bioengineering

Michael Stahl

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

Boting Li

Sep 21, 2021

Bioengineering Master’s Alumna is Lead Co-Author of Research Paper Published on Cover of Tissue Engineering Part A Journal

While conducting research, Boting Li, ME’19, bioengineering, harvested biomaterials from Assistant Professor Sidi Bencherif’s lab and cell cultures from Assistant Professor Ambika Bajpayee’s lab to create a model to rebuild tissues caused by cartilage defects. While working on this project she developed a more effective protocol to harvest cells from bovine tissue. Her work to her becoming the lead co-author on a paper that was published in the June 2021 issue of Tissue Engineering Part A and featured on its cover.

Bioengineering

Caitlynn Tov

Jun 03, 2021

Co-op Leads to Two Publications, Three Patents

Caitlynn Tov, E’21, bioengineering, conducted research at Brigham and Women’s Hospital on the TEAL Bio face mask while on co-op, leading to her authoring/contributing to two papers and three patents.  The mask is made of a clear silicone rubber material with removable filters and is equally as effective as the N95 mask.

Bioengineering