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Apr 12, 2021

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

It might seem unusual that Kerry Eller discovered her passion for bioengineering during a month-long Dialogue of Civilizations to the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland. After all, it was an international relations program with courses on disarmament and international law. But in addition to her classes, Eller conducted independent research for a paper on global engineering. These are just a couple of experiences that led Eller to earn the Truman Scholar and the Harold D. Hodgkinson Award.

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

Jan 19, 2021

COE Alumnus, Now Professor Focuses in the Interdisciplinary Fields of Biomechanics and Mechanobiology

Rouzbeh Amini, associate professor of mechanical and industrial engineering, jointly appointed in bioengineering, first came to Northeastern in the early 2000s pursuing a master’s degree in mechanical engineering. He recalls his days as a graduate student at Northeastern fondly and didn’t imagine that he’d ever get the chance to come back to the university as […]

Bioengineering, Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Dec 07, 2020

Bioengineering Roommates Win the Husky Startup Challenge

For fourth-year bioengineering majors Laura Bilal and Meghan Quon, their third-place finish in the 2020 Husky Startup Challenge, taking home $1,000 in funding to pursue their venture, was inspired by their own daily habits and needs. The “challenge” is part of the Entrepreneurs Club—Northeastern’s venture incubator and start-up pitch competition. The pair’s invention, KLIP Tech, […]

Bioengineering

Dec 02, 2020

Finding Her Path

In sports, they say, “You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take.” Roshani A. Patil, ME’19, bioengineering, took that statement to heart when she decided to get a graduate degree.

Bioengineering

Nov 06, 2020

Think, Ask, Solve, Repeat

Blog by Saba Saidi, E’21, a bioengineering and biochemistry student. Learning through experiments was one of my favorite parts of seventh-grade science. Whether it was from running Eggsperiments or learning about blood types, each answer prompted the search for another. Each question is a reminder of all there is to know and understand about the […]

Bioengineering

Nov 03, 2020

The Magic of Engineering

Blog by Samantha Johnson, E’21 and ME’21, bioengineering Have you ever seen a magic trick? Not an elaborate show where a man with a rabbit in his hat cuts a beautiful woman into two, but a close-up magic trick? One where you can see the magician’s hands, where you can fully conceptualize all the variables […]

Bioengineering

Oct 02, 2020

PhD Spotlight: Morris Vanegas, PhD’21 – Bioengineering

Advised by Associate Professor Qianqian Fang, Bioengineering Morris Vanegas obtained his BS and MS degrees from MIT before joining the Computational Optics and Translational Imaging Lab (COTI Lab) in the Department of Bioengineering as a PhD student in the Fall of 2016. Since then, he has been the driving force for a number of research […]

Bioengineering