Stay tuned for events in the 2018-2019 school year!

Design chat + chew

November 2nd, 2018

Chat and chew is an informal discussion led by one of our minor professors Mark Sivak about different current events, articles, podcasts, and topics related to design and prototyping.

Design chat + chew

September 21st, 2018

Chat and Chew was an informal discussion led by one of our minor professors Mark Sivak about different current events, articles, podcasts and topics related to design and prototyping.

Co-op and cupcakes!

September 26, 2018

Co-Op and cupcakes was a panel discussion in which two of our current co-ops, Katie Wilhoit and Juan Dasso, came and answered questions about the Sherman Center Co-Op and spoke a little more about their perspective ventures and how the Sherman Center has supported them. Inspired by her own struggles to feel comfortable in what she wears, Katie decided to rethink how the clothing industry works-- to make sure that nobody else ever feels insecure in their own bodies and clothes. Juan's venture, SuperWall, based in Peru, focuses on creating and distributing building panels for low income families or to those affected by disaster and left homeless

Chat with Betsy Ludwig!

October, 26th

Sit down and have a chat with Betsy Ludwig, a new powerhouse here on campus that is working towards making a positive impact on female entrepreneurship here on Northeastern's campus!

Meet the Sherman Center!

November 7th

Meet the Sherman Center is an opportunity to mingle with the five different programs that make up the Sherman Center, and become introduced to their respective roles here at Northeastern!

What are Sherman events?

The Sherman Center for Entrepreneurial Engineering hosts a variety of events designed to instill entrepreneurship skills within engineers. Experienced professionals in the field come in and share their vast knowledge with students looking to improve their skills in everything from software programs to business strategies.

Past Events

An Entrepreneurial Success Story

March 28, 2018

For this Generate speaker series, Generate brought in the Northeastern University professor Vincent Harris for a Q&A to teach students about early bootstrapping, Mass venture funding, technology evolution, product development, and the factors behind the growth of Metamagnetics Inc, a company based in Westborough that deploys leading edge and next generate commercial and defense products.

Inspiring Wonder Through Advanced Systems Robotics

February 21, 2018

As a part of National Engineers Week, Boston Engineering's David Shane came to speak for Generate's speaker series, where he spoke about his experiences with the shifts in technology in the everyday world, from smart homes to augmented reality.

Co-Op and Cupcakes

February 7, 2018

Co-ops and Cupcakes was an informative panel event featuring two of our past co-ops, Yoshua Rozen and Nader Yacaman Juha. Yosh is the founder of PARTRUNNER, that aims to revolutionize how service technicians, part suppliers, and home-owners get parts in a more efficient manner. Nader is the founder of IC Health, which aims to provide the Central American region with ground-breaking medical equipment to improve healthcare. This was an opportunity to hear both of them discuss their ventures, how the Sherman Center co-op helped them grow their venture, as well as ask them questions! Everyone also enjoyed the Georgetown cupcakes that were served!

The Essential Steps of Product Development

April 11, 2018

For this Generate speaker series, Generate teamed up with one of the largest clubs on campus, the Entrepreneurs Club. Our speaker was Christ Quintero, from Bolt Venture Capital Firm, a Boston based company designed specifically for teaming up mechanical engineering ventures with investors and mentoring partners. Bolt focuses on the intersection of hardware and software, and addresses the needs of early stage startups.

ICorps Training

January 26th, 2018

This event launched a training program for aspiring graduate and post graduate entrepreneurial engineers with venture teams, who want to learn how to launch a new company with their own lab research and technology. The program consisted of six sessions and took place over the course of eleven weeks. They provided up to $3,000 to venture teams to support the costs of their research, prototyping, and system designs.


November 16, 2017

As part of Global Entrepreneurship Week, NEXPO is the annual venture showcase event for IDEA. Students interested in starting their own company, industry professionals looking to share their experiences, and entrepreneurship enthusiast interested in learning about the cutting edge of technology in startups were all invited to the event. NEXPO is a powerful platform to connect at Northeastern and beyond.

Designing for Everyday Inclusivity

November 15, 2017

As part of Global Entrepreneurship Week, Mosaic hosted an ideation workshop. Design is a process: from inspiration, ideation, and implementation. Mosaic focused on the ideation piece, walking students through their problem statement, determining audience, identifying opportunities for innovation, and rapid idea generation and prototyping processes.

Dream, Discover, Disrupt

November 14, 2017

As part of Global Entrepreneurship Week, Dream, Discover, Disrupt is a celebration of the successes of the university's innovation ecosystem.

Venture Capital with Ed McCarthy

November 9, 2017

Engineering alumnus and Managing Director of River Cities Capital Funds, Edward McCarthy, shared his personal insight on venture capital in an interactive, small-group dinner and discussion.

Meet The Sherman Center

November 8, 2017

Undergraduate students were given the opportunity to explore their inner entrepreneur and “Meet the Sherman Center” in 008C Hayden Hall! Undergraduates learned about The Sherman Center's programs and chatted with engineering students who are building real products and ventures. The first 100 students earned a free T-Shirt.

Our Location

The Sherman Center is located in the lower level of Hayden Hall. Access through the elevator on the first floor, the stairs next to Dunkin’ Donuts, or Northeastern’s tunnel system.

For taxi, drop off on northbound Huntington Avenue in front of Krentzman Quadrangle park, and walk inside Richards or Hayden.