Northeastern’s Jerome Hajjar and colleagues are developing a sophisticated system that uses autonomous small flying robots coupled with 3-D imaging and state-of-the art planning, modeling, and analysis to inspect structures from bridges to buildings and automatically identify problems, track their progress, and assess the need for follow-up.
Kelly O’Connell, E’16, came to college with interests in environmental issues and climate change. Today she credits Northeastern’s co-op program, backed by rigorous engineering courses, with guiding her toward her career goals.
“Build not to fail” is a lesson all civil engineers are taught. But failure was the only option at the annual student-run gingerbread house competition and oh was it sweet fun!
It took 5,000 man-hours for a team of 30 Northeastern students to build the 245-pound craft, which will be judged in a regional competition later this month.
As a project engineer for Partners in Health, alumna Ann Polaneczky played a key role in constructing a cutting-edge hospital in Haiti.
Northeastern senior Patrick Lupfer placed No. 1 out of 5,579 fellow ROTC cadets on the U.S. Army Cadet Command’s National Order of Merit List.