Maureen Dutton, E'91, was able to use her coop experiences she obtained at Northeastern to achieve her childhood dream of working at NASA.
Frank DePaola, a MS’84 graduate in civil engineering, has been appointed the highway administrator for the Massachusetts Department of Transportation.
Robert Donahoe, EE‘85, combined his knowledge of engineering and intellectual property law to found Full Flight Technology, a company which improves an archery user's understanding of arrow speed, flight dynamics and bow performance.
John Betz, a ME'79, PhD'84 graduate in Electrical Engineering, has contributed to modernizing the Navstar Global Positioning System (GPS) and other Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSSs).
Athina Petropulu, ME’89, PhD’91 has been appointed the new chair of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the Rutgers University School of Engineering in New Jersey.
Tuba Okutucu, a PhD‘05 graduate in Mechanical Engineering, won the Young Investigator Award from the Turkish Scientific Foundation for her research on MEMS Production of Microchannel Heat Sinks with Nanofluids as the Working Fluid and their Application in Microchip Cooling.
Moira McSpadden, a ME‘97 graduate in Information Systems, was selected to receive a Woodrow Wilson Indiana Teaching Fellowship - considered the "Rhodes Scholarship" for teaching.
Mark Kelly, a BS‘79 graduate in Civil Engineering and renowned roofing expert, announced the release of his new book, AMERICAN ROOFING: Roofing in America. Mark is one of the top 20 roofing consultants in the United States as presented by the CARE Center for the Advancement of Roofing.
Winslow Sargeant, an '86 graduate with a bachelors’s degree in electrical engineering, has been nominated by President Obama to serve as Chief Counsel for Advocacy at the Small Business Administration. Dr. Sargeant is currently the managing director of Madison-based Venture Investors.
Lester M. Cohen, a BS'73 and MS'77 graduate in civil engineering, has been selected to receive a NASA Distinguished Public Service Medal for his work on the James Webb Space Telescope program.
Quincy L. Allen, a '82 graduate with a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering, and longtime executive of Xerox Corporation, has been appointed chief executive officer of Vertis Communications.
Jon DiVincenzo, a '88 graduate with a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering, has been appointed President of Millipore's Bioscience Division and member of its Corporate Executive Committee.
Satish Maripuri, an '88 graduate with a master’s degree in computer systems engineering, has received two prestigious business awards: the Bharat Samman Parvasi 2008 Award and the Hind Rattan 2009 Award.
Sy Sternberg, MS '68, Chairman of the Board of Trustees at Northeastern and Chairman of the Board at New York Life Insurance Company, received New York Life’s 2008 Lifetime Achievement Award.
Ian Kaye, a '96 graduate with a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering, has been promoted to chief technology officer of UltraCell Corporation®.