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.
In Memoriam: Yaman Yener
MIE Professor and Senior Associate Dean Yener passed away on Friday, June 14, 2013. See letter from Dean Aubry to the University community.
More Efficient Healthcare
MIE Professor James Benneyan, director of the Healthcare Systems Engineering Institute, hosted the annual Healthcare Improvement Scholars Meeting to showcase methods to reducing the healthcare crisis.
Sculpting Nanowire Shapes
MIE Associate Professor Moneesh Upmanyu is studying the growth of nanowires on liquefied metal droplets in order to create more energy efficient items such as batteries or solar panels.
vi-RABT Project Wins Again
Congratulations to the team of MIE students who won 1st Prize at the 2013 Massachusetts Life Sciences Innovation Day Poster Competition for their "vi-RABT: Virtually- Interfaced Robotic Ankle & Balance Trainer".
Printing Healthcare in 3-D
MIE Professor Constantinos Mavroidis explains how 3-D printing technology is revolutionizing the health care industry by allowing patients to receive smart, customizable orthotics designed to fit their anatomy perfectly.
Let the Boat Race Begin
The ASME Solar Splash team have redesigned their boat to be more efficient this year using components designed by capstone groups as they prepare to compete at the upcoming World Championship of Intercollegiate Solar Boating.
Harnessing Water Power
TidGenTM, which is using Professor Emeritus Alexander Gorlov’s invention of the Gorlov Helical Turbine, was featured on the cover of Popular Science for their design of a underwater electricity generator.