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May 23, 2019

He Left his Comfort Zone to Explore the Frontiers of Engineering and Culture

Recent graduate Conor Messer, BS Bioengineering 2019, has lived, worked, and studied in Boston, Germany, and Jordan. Now, supported by a Fulbright Scholarship, he’s headed to Abu Dhabi to design a robot to perform minimally invasive cardiac surgery.  by Khalida Sarwari, May 15, 2019 Ever since he can remember, Conor Messer has found himself drawn […]


May 05, 2019

The Full Experience—Local to Afar

Emily Chernich, BS Bioengineering 2019, always loved engineering and the medical field, but wasn’t sure how to combine them in her studies. She found the perfect program to pursue her interests at Northeastern, joining its first graduating class of bioengineering majors. She participated in three co-ops during her time at Northeastern, the second of which […]


Apr 23, 2019

Flexible Programs, Hands-On Experience

After completing her bachelor’s in bioengineering in Singapore, Nikitha Jayachandran, MS in Bioengineering 2018, was unsure of her future in the field. She originally chose bioengineering because she wanted to study something related to medicine, but not surgical. Through her courses, she found that she liked the biology side of her field but wasn’t as […]


Apr 23, 2019

Journey to Medical School

Aanie Phillips, BS Bioengineering 2019, a pre-med bioengineering student with a concentration in cell and tissue engineering, chose her field based on her love of math and science and the possibility of becoming a physician. “In the back of my head, I always knew that I wanted to be a doctor, so I chose bioengineering […]


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Apr 03, 2019

Co-op at SeLux

Written by Noah Miller, a fourth year bioengineering student. About Noah Miller is a 4th year bioengineering major with a concentration in biomedical devices and a minor in computer science. He is currently on co-op at SeLux Diagnostics for the second time. Co-op at SeLux SeLux is a Diagnostic Device Start-up with a focus in Antibiotic […]


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Mar 13, 2019

Discovering My Path with Co-op and Study Abroad

Written by Taylor Duckworth, BS in Bioengineering student. About Taylor Duckworth is a 4th year Bioengineering student with a concentration in medical devices, currently on co-op at Sage Product Development. This is her third and final co-op. The first two were at Liberating Technologies, Inc. (LTI), and the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering, respectively. […]


Feb 28, 2019

My Most Memorable Co-op Experience

Written by Jeffrey Marchioni, a fourth year Bioengineering student. About Jeffrey Marchioni is a fourth year Bioengineering student with an Environmental Science Major. He is currently on his third and final co-op at Compass Therapeutics exploring antibody biology and autoimmune disease systems. He reflects on his most memorable experiences on his previous co-op at Anne-Laure […]


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Feb 13, 2019

My Co-ops Shaped My Career Path

Written by Kaely Gallagher is a 5th year Bioengineering major concentrating in Cell and Tissue Engineering, previously a Mechanical Engineering major. Kaely chose this major because she was interested in both aerospace and medicine, and felt that mechanical engineering was a broad enough field that could set her future up for either path. Kaely explored […]