Mechanical & Industrial Engineering
The Mechanical and Industrial Engineering Department at Northeastern University offers a wide variety of educational opportunities for undergraduate and graduate students. Undergraduate students receive a high quality classroom based education in conjunction with industrial work experience as part of our top rated cooperative education program. Graduate students work with our world renowned faculty to achieve research experience and their career goals.
We currently have four open faculty positions for: 1) Professor and Chair, 2) Fluid Mechanics, 3) Security and 4) Healthcare. For additional details, click here.
Preserving Frozen Specimen
MIE Associate Professor Jeff Ruberti was awarded a patent for his method of extracting samples from frozen specimens without having to thaw the entire specimen.
Artery Imaging Patent
MIE Associate Research Engineer Ahmet Coskun was awarded a patent for his “Artery Imaging System” technique which provides an image of the luminal boundary of the coronary artery.
Students Awarded Patent for Capstone Project
MIE Graduates Michael Witonis, Jay Seiter, Morgan Misek, Joshua Filgate, and Jesse Kuhn have been awarded a patent for their 2007 capstone project entitled "Internal Gearbox for Downhill Mountain Bikes" under the direction of Associate Professor Gregory Kowalski.
3-Spark LLC, founded by PhD students Richard Ranky (MIE), Lexi Carver (MIE), Daniel Landers (ECE), along with MIE Professor Constantinos Mavroidis and Assistant Academic Specialist Mark Sivak, has been selected as a finalist in the MassChallenge, the world’s largest startup accelerator and competition.
Bringing Dreams to Life
The students and alumni advisors of the Northeastern Baja team use their passion for engineering to design, build, and race an off-road vehicle three times per year at international SAE competitions.