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Aug 24, 2017

Cancer Does Not Discriminate

Mubashar Rehman, Chemical Engineering Visiting Scholar—As he was growing up in Pakistan, Visiting Ph.D. Scholar Mubashar Rehman was inspired by the important contributions his father made to agricultural science. “I realized at a young age that scientists can make a real impact on the lives of people every day,” recalls Rehman. “I always knew that […]

Chemical Engineering

Aug 15, 2017

Academic Involvement and Interdisciplinary Research

Meryem Pehlivaner, PhD, Chemical Engineering, 2018— A fourth-year PhD student in the Ekenseair Group, Meryem Pehlivaner develops innovative materials for a variety of applications, including biomedical, environmental, and industrial. Most recently, Pehlivaner worked on a project where she created an electrode with an interdisciplinary team from Cornell University. This cutting-edge research led to a story […]

Chemical Engineering

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Mar 01, 2017

ISPE: Making the Most of Biotech in Boston

Written by Gabrielle Rabadam, a third year Chemical Engineering student. About me Gabrielle Rabadam is a 3rd year Chemical Engineering student pursuing a minor in English. Beginning her research career in high school at the University of Arizona, she has since channeled that passion into independent research on localized drug delivery devices and taken full […]

Bioengineering, Chemical Engineering

student outside in Belize smiling

Sep 16, 2016

Sustainable Agriculture Engineering Service Trip in Belize 

Written by Cassandra Johnson, a fourth year chemical engineering student. About Me Cassandra Johnson is a fourth year chemical engineering student from Issaquah, WA. I had my first co-op at Takeda Pharmaceuticals where I was a part of the Analytical Team in the Oncology Department. At Takeda I ran various physiochemical assays and created new […]

Chemical Engineering

student on bridge overlooking mountains in India

Jun 27, 2016

Climate Change and Social Resilience in India

Written by Sofia Catalina, a rising second year Chemical Engineering student. About Me Sofia Catalina is a rising second year chemical engineer who hopes to minor in environmental science and sustainable business practices and someday use her engineering skills to solve environmental problems. At Northeastern, Sofia is involved with Engineers without Borders, the Society of […]

Chemical Engineering, Civil & Environmental Engineering

two students on cliff overlooking body of water

May 11, 2016

Co-op in Cagliari

Co-written by James Kilgannon and David Measley, both third year Chemical Engineering students. About Me (James Kilgannon) James Kilgannon is a third year student at Northeastern University pursuing a degree in Chemical Engineering with a minor in Entrepreneurship. He is an active member of the Chem-E-Car club that works on building a car power by […]

Chemical Engineering

Jul 24, 2014

Cutting Edge of Technology

Chemical Engineering students get hands on experience at Procter and Gamble.

Chemical Engineering

Jul 24, 2014

Real World Applications

Peter Ries, BS, Chemical Engineering, 2012—As a young chemical engineering student Peter Ries chose to use his co-op’s working at Boston based Procter and Gamble. A total of 18 months of experience at the large corporation landed him a permanent career as a research and development engineer upon his graduation in 2012. Ries was not […]

Chemical Engineering