Mathew Chamberlain, a fifth year senior, chose to attend Northeastern University because of its co-op program, and he’s participated in two exciting opportunities because of it.

“My first co-op was at an on-campus research laboratory – IGERT Nanomedicine Science and Technology Center,” said the physics major from Cape Cod. “I designed an experiment to test superparamagnetic iron oxide nanoparticles for hyperthermic drug release as an alternative to chemotherapy in certain cancers. My data and research was published at the Material Research Society conference in 2010 by Professor Dattatri Nagesha, and my experiment directly contributed to a graduate student’s thesis.”

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