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Mar 16, 2021

Reaching Goals Sooner with the PlusOne

Derek Smith, E’20, ME’21, initially decided he wanted to pursue a PlusOne degree after talking to his coworkers on one of his co-ops. “They admitted to me that they found the prospect of going back to school daunting,” Smith reveals. “It seemed more in line with my goals to keep going.” Now, the Long Island […]

Chemical Engineering

Nov 24, 2020

Strong Foundation Propelling the Future

During each step of her college journey, Northeastern graduate Liah Dukaye, E’17, chemical engineering, encountered, in her words, “ups and downs”—experiences that ultimately helped her build her skills, resilience, and confidence.

Chemical Engineering

Nov 24, 2020

Making Northeastern Better for Everyone

“I don’t know why, but from a young age I’ve always loved chemistry,” says Lineyah Mitchell, E’21 and ME’21, chemical engineering. So, when she graduated from Brooklyn Technical High School, which has a focus on science and engineering, she knew she wanted to continue on that path. But, the exact path was uncertain. While she […]

Chemical Engineering

Nov 13, 2020

Building on Chemical Engineering with People and Project Management Skills

Rachely Sanchez Murray, E’22, chemical engineering, developed her love for engineering early. Throughout high school, she participated in programs that helped foster that interest. She also knew she wanted to go to a college that not only fed that interest but was also extremely innovative and not stuck in “traditional” ways.

Chemical Engineering, Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

Nov 03, 2020

Take the Leap Abroad and in All You Do

For Macy Parchment, E’22, a junior chemical engineering student, while Boston has certainly had many advantages, it’s her international experience that stands out as she looks back at her college career so far.

Chemical Engineering

Oct 02, 2020

PhD Spotlight: Jonathan Soucy, PhD’20 – Chemical Engineering

Advised by Assistant Professor Ryan Koppes, Chemical Engineering After receiving his bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in 2015, Jonathan Soucy joined Northeastern University pursuing a PhD in chemical engineering. His research has focused on neurochemistry, specifically on the sympathetic and parasympathetic nerve systems—the mechanisms by which the brain controls the speed […]

Chemical Engineering

Aug 31, 2020

The Journey to Food Sustainability Requires Chemical Engineering

What do you get when you combine a knack for chemistry and math? A chemical engineering major, according to Samantha Roman, E’20. “I was good at both of them,” she said with a laugh. Although chemical engineering in college is not just chemistry and math, Roman added. “But I chose it because I loved seeing […]

Chemical Engineering

Nov 21, 2019

Taking Research to the NSF I-Corps ‘Shark Tank’

Zach Rogers, a chemical engineering PhD student in Assistant Professor Sidi A. Bencherif’s lab, developed a novel proposal and was selected to join the Northeastern node of the National Science Foundation’s I-Corps program for his work.

Chemical Engineering