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May 13, 2021

Creating a Cobalt-free Battery

Chemical engineering student Sydney Morris, E’21, is researching ways to make an efficient, powerful battery that doesn’t require the rare earth mineral cobalt.

Chemical Engineering

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May 04, 2021

Research Co-op in Switzerland Despite the Pandemic

Hannah Boyce, E’22, chemical engineering, and president of Northeastern’s chapter of the AIChE, is researching potential new methods of biological drug delivery. As a high school graduate, Boyce knew that she wanted to study chemical engineering and go abroad for a semester. She chose to attend Northeastern, a university well-known for both its engineering program […]

Chemical Engineering

May 03, 2021

A Future in Cancer Research for this Goldwater Scholar

Cameron Young, E’22, chemical engineering and biochemistry, wants to see medical research translate directly to personalized treatments. He has carried this mission through both of his co-op experiences and through his research under Assistant Professor Ambika Bajpayee. “A lot of times there’s a disconnect between academic research that goes on in the lab and …really […]

Chemical Engineering

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

Contributing to a Positive Vibe

“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. While she considered Ivy League universities, she wanted to go someplace where she could really focus on technical studies. Then she visited Northeastern. “I really liked the vibe when I visited,” Mitchell explains. “People […]

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