National Engineers Week 2023

Join the College of Engineering February 19-25, 2023 for a variety of fun, informative, and inspirational activities and events to showcase the many ways that engineers are “Creating the Future” and celebrate the importance of the engineering profession to society and the world. 

Dr. Shini Somara

Fireside Chat with Dean Gregory Abowd

Wednesday, February 22nd


5:30pm-6:30pm EST

17th Floor East Village

291 St Botolph Street, Boston, MA 02115

High school, undergraduate, and graduate students

Break the Mold!

Think beyond technology to make an impact in unimaginable ways.

Join Dr. Shini Somara and Northeastern’s College of Engineering Dean Gregory Abowd for a fireside chat to think about engineering in a completely different way. Engineering is all around us and involves technology and beyond to solve the complex challenges of the world. Engineering is for everyone and everyone is for engineering!

Dr. Shini Somara is an award-winning mechanical engineer and a world-renowned reporter and commentator featured on popular channels such as Discovery Channel, YouTube’s Crash Course, BBC World, TEDx, and more.

Reception to follow with refreshments—An opportunity to meet and network with Dr. Shini Somara and Dean of Northeastern’s College of Engineering Dr. Gregory Abowd.

EWeek Cookies with the Dean

Tuesday, February 21st


5:30-7:30pm EST

Robinson Quad Bamboo & Industry Tents

330 Huntington Ave Boston, MA

COE students ONLY - not open to the public

Celebrating our COE students! Opportunity to meet and talk to Dean Gregory Abowd. Enjoy snacks (popcorn, pretzels, various desserts, hot chocolate), free swag, and photo booths!

Graduate School of Engineering Overview Webinar

Wednesday, February 22nd


9:00am-10:00am EST


Prospective students, applicants, and admits

Engineering for Everyone Expo

Friday, February 24th


10:00am-12:00pm EST

Cabral Center at John D. O’Bryant African American Institute

40 Leon St, Boston, MA

K-8 students & families

Graduate School Application Fee Waiver

The Graduate School of Engineering is celebrating National Engineers Week by inviting you to submit an application to any of the Graduate School of Engineering’s 45 plus Ph.D., MS, and Graduate Certificate options with an application fee waiver!