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As we approach the final week in our program, our students have made great progress in their research and we are eagerly looking forward to their final presentations next week. Whilst they have been working on the research, the students have also been participating with Prof. Lehman in his energy workshop and have completed their […]

REU Power/Pathways – Halfway Up...

As we begin week 6 for our REU-PATHWAYS and REU-POWER  programs, students have now been participating and contributing helpful work to their research projects. While they have been making active contributions, the students have also started picking up valuable skills along the way. Students have learned new skills such as data Python, Matlab, and Linux, […]

2022 Young Scholars Program: Week 1

2022 Young Scholars Program: Week 1

Last week marked the first week of the 2022 Young Scholars Program in person! After being virtual for the past two years, we are excited to finally have high school students engaging in research on campus. Students are working with their mentors to define their research goals, learn new software, understand research procedures, and more. […]


Last week we completed the third week of our REU-POWER and REU-PATHWAYS programs. REU-POWER, with a focus on energy-related research, is now in its final year, after having run from 2018 to 2022 (Alumni page). REU-PATHWAYS, our new grant (first year!), is focused on enriching community college students (current students) and is expected to run […]

Last Call – Building Bridges

Hi Everyone, A quick reminder that applications for our last event of the academic school year is coming to a close! April 29th: Building Bridges [Applications close 4/21] – for high school students to learn more about engineering – attend seminars hosted by Northeastern faculty and meet with Northeastern engineering undergraduate and graduate students.

Building Bridges – Fall 2022 &#...

To All Interested High School Students, On Friday, April 29th, 2022, Northeastern University will once again sponsor Building Bridges, a day dedicated to students considering a career in engineering. This event will be in-person and at Northeastern, so all students will be required to follow all testing/COVID protocols. Building Bridges provides an opportunity for you […]

Tucker Elementary – STEM Field Trip (...

On Friday, April 8th we had our penultimate field trip of the academic school year, wherein we went to visit the fourth graders at the Tucker Elementary School in Milton. Thank you Professor Eno Ebong for sponsoring this field trip, and PhD students Chinedu and Nicholas from her lab for helping out (and Hadeel and […]

Robotics Afterschool Program – ...

Robotics Afterschool Program – Spring 2022 PLEASE NOTE: Unfortunately, this program is postponed indefinitely, sorry! As such, we will not be able to run this program in Spring 2022. We will be post another update if/when the program is running again. This spring, Khoury PhD Student David Klee and Professor Robert Platt, in partnership with […]

St. Agatha School – STEM Field Trip (...

On Tuesday, March 29th we visited the St. Agatha School in Milton, visiting two 6th grade classes. In one room was Teddi (who ran our affiliated Genetics Afterschool Program last year) and myself, whilst in the other room were our two work studies Gabby and Zandria. Today’s topic was engineering and the design process. During […]

Chittick School – STEM Field Trip (3....

Yesterday, on March 22nd, the fifth graders (40 students) from the Chittick Elementary School had a virtual STEM field trip with us, with their teachers Tanya Haney and Courtney Brady. This is the 7th year the Chittick has come since 2012 -> always a joy to have y’all here! Thank you to NU students Zandria, […]

K-12 Student Engagement (2021-2022)

Number of students directly interacted with with program efforts in AY 2021-22 (Sept ’21 – July ’22):


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