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Abigail Koppes working in a lab.

Aug 16, 2022

Abigail Koppes: Advancing Technology, Treatment, and Diversity in Biomedical Engineering

Associate Professor Abigail Koppes, chemical engineering, began her career as a Future Faculty Fellow through Northeastern’s ADVANCE Office of Faculty Development. Today she is an associate professor, has two patents, and numerous young investigator recognitions.

Chemical Engineering

Rachel Joseph standing next to the Tesla sign.

Apr 26, 2022

Solving the Problem of ‘Energy Poverty’

Rachel Joseph, E’23, chemical engineering, is on a mission to ensure that everyone—regardless of their income, address, or race—has access to clean, affordable, and renewable energy. Joseph’s focus on solving the problem of “energy poverty” is part of a journey that began in summer research programs she participated in following her sophomore and junior years […]

Chemical Engineering

Haroon Bukhari

Nov 10, 2021

Chemical Engineering Master’s Student Works Toward Better Electric Vehicles with Battery Materials on Co-op

As electric vehicles become more prominent, accessible, and convenient, it is imperative that research continues to push the reliability of their batteries further. That’s what Haroon Bukhari, a chemical engineering master’s student explores each day as an employee on co-op at Rogers Corporation which is based onsite on Northeastern’s Innovation Campus in Burlington, Massachusetts.

Chemical Engineering

David R. Dias Vera

Oct 01, 2021

PhD Spotlight: David R. Dias Vera, PhD’20 – Chemical Engineering

Advised by Abigail Koppes, Associate Professor of Chemical Engineering After receiving his bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from the Universidad Autonoma de Santo Domingo in 2013, David R. Diaz Vera, PhD’20, chemical engineering, worked at Falconbridge Dominicana for almost two years before joining Northeastern University. As a PhD student in the Department of Chemical Engineering […]

Chemical Engineering

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

student standing under switzerland grand tour sign

May 04, 2021

The Co-op Covid Didn’t Cancel

Hannah Boyce, E’22, chemical engineering, and president of Northeastern’s chapter of the AIChE, is researching potential new methods of biological drug delivery.

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