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Mar 27, 2019

2019 AAAS Student E-Poster Competition Experience

Written by Ada Vernet-Crua, a first-year PhD student. About Ada Vernet-Crua Ada is working in the Nanomedicine lab investigating novel materials for biomedical applications – such as antibacterial and anticancer – utilizing different eco-friendly and cost-effective approaches to produce metallic nanoparticles. Before starting at Northeastern, Ada completed her BS in Chemistry at Rovira I Virgili […]

Chemical Engineering

Oct 30, 2018

AIChE – A Defining Experience

The American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE), which was chartered all the way back in 1938, has been growing in the last few years under the tutelage of current student president Alexis Laundry. So much so that the chapter was named an Outstanding Student Chapter for the 2017–2018 school year and was awarded it at […]

Chemical Engineering

Oct 01, 2018

Exploring and Discovering a Passion for Biochemistry

She received the Undergraduate Early Research and Creative Endeavors Award. The Office of Undergraduate Research and Fellowships grants this award to support compelling undergraduate projects executed under the mentorship of department faculty.

Chemical Engineering

Feb 22, 2018

Making World-Changing Progress through Cancer Immunology Research

Jordan Harris, BS, Chemical Engineering, 2017, had a simple goal: Take advantage of Northeastern’s College of Engineering education and experience to gain access to a graduate program to render his opportunities in science and engineering virtually limitless. Graduating with a 4.0 GPA and being accepted into many dual MD/PhD programs, Harris is on target for […]

Chemical Engineering

Feb 15, 2018

Research Award: Gut-Brain Connection

Caroline Ghio, BS Chemical Engineering 2021, was awarded in fall 2017 an Undergraduate Research and Creative Endeavor (UGRCE) Award from Northeastern University. The Office of Undergraduate Research and Fellowships offers financial and academic support through the UGRCE Award to Northeastern students seeking to conduct original research of their own design. Ghio, who received her award […]

Chemical Engineering

four girl students posing in Spain

Nov 22, 2017

Chemical Engineering Dialogue of Civilizations to Spain

Written by Sofia Catalina, BS Chemical Engineering student. This past summer I traveled to Tarragona, Spain, with Prof. Ronald Willey and 22 other students on a Chemical Engineering dialogue to study Thermodynamics and Process Safety. Going on dialogue has been one of my favorite parts of Northeastern thus far. Dialogues enable you to learn and travel […]

Chemical Engineering

Nov 02, 2017

Scholarship Supports Global Co-op Opportunities

Taylor Wilde, BS Chemical Engineering 2019, was the recipient of a Fung Scholarship, which allowed him to work on co-op at a research lab at École Normale Supérieure, a university in Paris. Source: News @ Northeastern Chemical engineering major Taylor Wilde, E’19, came to Northeastern, in part, for the university’s renowned co-op program, looking to […]

Chemical Engineering

Oct 27, 2017

A New Way to Fight ‘Superbugs’

Ben Geilich, PhD, Chemical Engineering, 2016, is using nanoparticles to improve an antibiotics ability to treat infections. Northeastern doctoral graduate Ben Geilich cheerfully admits that he loves studying bacteria—tiny, resourceful creatures that can quickly grow and morph into new forms. In their deadliest form, bacteria turn into superbugs: infections that resist the world’s most potent […]

Chemical Engineering