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  • March 29, 2011
    Lauren Gianino, a senior in Chemical Engineering and the Tau Beta Pi vice-president elect for '11-'12, won a TBP scholarship for $2000 based on high scholarship, campus leadership and service, and promise of future contributions to the engineering profession.
    Chemical Engineering
  • December 9, 2010
    Civil students Ann Polaneczky and Matt Walsh were named as "Emerging Leaders" by Engineers Without Borders-USA for their clean-water systems that were built in Honduras and Uganda. There were only 9 given this distinction out of 12,000 members.
    Civil & Environmental Engineering
  • November 12, 2010
    At the recent national AIChE meeting, the NU ChemECar Team took 1st Place in the Poster Competition, won 6th Place in the race, AND received an Outstanding AIChE Chapter recognition.
    Chemical Engineering
  • August 30, 2010
    ECE Assistant Professor Denis Erdogmus was chosen to be one of five finalists in the international DIADEM (Digital Reconstruction of Axonal and Dendritic Morphology) Challenge. This competition hopes to map the neural networks of the brain to create breakthroughs in the field of neuroscience.
    Electrical & Computer Engineering
  • May 10, 2010
    A team of MIE undergraduate and graduate students, under the advisement of Professor Yiannis Levendis, have developed a way to convert non-biodegradable plastic into clean energy without releasing harmful emissions.
    Mechanical & Industrial Engineering
  • April 28, 2010
    The Black Engineering Student Society (BESS) won the Unit/Group Award as part of the 2010 Excellence in Social Justice Awards.
  • April 13, 2010
    Read about all the great contributions to society that the members of the EWB group provide.
    Civil & Environmental Engineering
  • April 5, 2010
    The Black Engineering Student Society (BESS) won the Technical Outreach Community Help (TORCH) Chapter of the Year Award for the second year in a row.
    Chemical Engineering, Civil & Environmental Engineering, Electrical & Computer Engineering, Mechanical & Industrial Engineering
  • January 1, 2010
    Engineers Without Borders (EWB-USA) selected the Northeastern University chapter of Engineers Without Borders (EWB-NEU) as a premiere chapter.
    Civil & Environmental Engineering
  • June 22, 2009
    The Engineers Without Borders group is highlighted on, which is used to promote the nation's image in the world. The group was also recently featured on the Cambridge-based TV series "Civil Engineering Today".
    Civil & Environmental Engineering