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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

Co-op Working at Moderna is Improving Vaccine Manufacturing Methods

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

photo of solomon mensah and eno ebong

May 04, 2021

It Started with a Mentor

After earning his bachelor’s degree at City College of New York, Solomon Mensah, PhD’19, bioengineering, chose to further his education at Northeastern for its entrepreneurial atmosphere, and to study under his undergraduate mentor who joined Northeastern, Associate Professor Eno Ebong, chemical engineering and bioengineering. Mensah’s graduate research, supervised by Ebong, examined inter-cellular interactions in cancer […]

Bioengineering

Apr 12, 2021

Her Work in Four Countries Prepares a Bioengineering Student for a Global Career

A recipient of the 2021 Harold D. Hodgkinson Award and the 2020 Truman Scholarship, during her time at Northeastern she studied, researched, and worked in four countries.

Bioengineering

Mar 22, 2021

PlusOne to Help Give Back through the Lens of Science and Healthcare

For Michael Parrish, pursuing a degree beyond the undergraduate level was always in the cards. “I declared bioengineering from day one at Northeastern University,” Parrish admits. “But I initially was interested in exploring going to medical school and being in a more patient-oriented career.” His well-rounded Northeastern experience helped Parrish, who graduated with a BS […]

Bioengineering