Aditya Prakash (M.S., Information Systems)

Hello, I’m Aditya Prakash, a Software Developer with four years of experience. I joined Northeastern University in Fall 2022 and proudly serve as the Graduate Ambassador for the Information Systems program since Fall 2023. Beyond technology, I find joy in hiking, traveling, and photography. I’m excited about contributing to the growth and collaboration within our vibrant academic community at Northeastern University.

email: prakash.adi@northeastern.edu

Ankita Patel (M.S., Information Systems – Toronto)

An MSIS student ambassador is passionate about AI and Digital Health. Ankita is a cutting-edge innovator and a multidisciplinary student who thrives on exploring the extraordinary.

email: patel.ankita@northeastern.edu

Ali Goudarzi (M.S., Telecommunication Networks)

A network engineer with more than four years of experience in the IT industry. Having experience with infrastructures, troubleshooting, Server management, hardware management, and routing management. Right now, I’m studying Telecommunication Networks at Northeastern University. I’m interested in Data Networking, Network Security, Linux, automation, SDN, AWS, and Telecommunications.

email: goudarzi.a@northeastern.edu

Amer Suhail (M.S., Cyber-Physical Systems)

Hello! I’m Amer Suhail, a grad student in Cyber-Physical Systems with a keen interest in IoT, Data Networking, and Data Science. I’m here to help with queries about Northeastern University’s campus life and academics, and I’m excited to contribute to our dynamic academic community.

email: shareef.a@northeastern.edu

AjaySriram Muthuraman (M.S., Robotics)

Hello, everyone! I’m Ajay, currently in my second year of a Master’s program in Robotics. My journey began at Northeastern in Fall 2022, fueled by a strong passion for robotics and a keen interest in exploring new places. Since then, I’ve seen a significant growth in both my expertise in robotics and my travel experiences. My stint working in a lab for several months has sharpened my skills in robotics. Presently, I’m enjoying my role as an intern at Tesla. Apart from academics and work, I find relaxation in working out and watching anime during my downtime. I’m also here to offer any assistance or guidance you might need with the course, as well as to help you acclimate to your new environment.

email: muthuraman.a@northeastern.edu

Brandon Dominique (PhD, Electrical and Computer Engineering)

Hi! I’m Brandon, a PhD student at Northeastern University – College of Engineering. I am also a GEM Fellow and the GEM Ambassador for the COE Ambassador Team. I would be happy to answer all your questions about the school, my studies, student life, or anything else.

email: dominique.b@northeastern.edu

Collins Okara (M.S., Electrical and Computer Engineering)

Hi! I’m Collins. A masters student in Electrical and Computer Engineering; currently in my second year. I am the Graduate Student Ambassador of ECE at the Northeastern University’s Roux Institute Campus in Portland, Maine. My focus is in the Internet of Things, Wireless Sensor Network, and Robotics, I aspire to be an Embedded Software Engineer in the nearest future and always ready to answer any of the questions you may have concerning the ECE program at Portland Campus.

email: okara.c@northeastern.edu

Deep Chhowala (M.S., Information Systems)

I am a Master’s degree student at the Toronto Campus (Information Systems). Before my master’s degree, I spent 3 years as a Quality Assurance Engineer at Allscripts India after completing my Bachelor’s in 2019. I am very fond of acting and have experience in facing 1600+ audiences. I even have experience with failed start-ups and event/project management as well as application deployment on the Google Play store and Paper publications.

email: chhowala.d@northeastern.edu

Divyesh Shah (M.S., Software Engineering Systems)

Hi! I’m Divyesh, a Software Engineering Systems student. Before moving to the Boston, I studied in Gujarat, India. Coming from a background in Information Technology with working experience as a software research intern at ISRO, I am willing to share my journey in the tech industry and my career thoughts with you. Feel free to reach out!

email: shah.divye@northeastern.edu

Jay Ghori (M.S., Industrial Engineering)

Hi, I am a motivated and analytical Master’s student pursuing a career in industrial engineering. Throughout my academic career, I have had a significant interest in process improvement and optimization. Reach out if you have any questions regarding Industrial supply chain and manufacturing-related questions.

email: ghori.j@northeastern.edu

Josh Pace (PhD, Bioengineering)

I am a 4th year PhD candidate in Bioengineering. I am originally from Arizona and really enjoy living in Boston. I enjoy all things science, sports, and food! Reach out if you have any Bioengineering questions or are interested in pursuing a PhD.

email: pace.j@northeastern.edu

Nathaniel Silvia (Ambassador Program Lead)

My main research interests lie in disease modeling using tissue engineering technology. I aspire to work in the bioengineering industry developing novel approaches to treating dire diseases like cancer and Alzheimer’s Disease.

email: silvia.n@northeastern.edu

Neha Gopinath (M.S., Information Systems)

I’m Neha Gopinath, an Information Systems MS student at the Arlington campus. I completed my bachelor’s degree from India in Computer Science with 22+ months of work experience as a Product Engineer at SAP Labs India. Apart from academics and work, I love singing, exploring places, driving, and cooking. My favorite sport is badminton for which I have had a good share of wins and trophies. I am more open to communicating with new people.

email: gopinath.n@northeastern.edu

Oorja Shetty (M.S., Civil and Environmental Engineering)

Hey, I’m Oorja. Currently enrolled in a master’s program in the CEE department. I came to Boston in the fall of 2022. Before that, I completed my bachelor’s in civil engineering back in Mumbai, India. Determined to make the world a better place. I am an ambivert. You will find me with a book and a coffee in a grocery shop. Would love to interact with fellow huskies about life in Boston, academics, and future goals, and would love to share some book and k-drama recommendations.

email: shetty.o@norteastern.edu

Rishabh Dev Chawla (M.S., Data Analytical Engineering)

I’m Rishabh, a first-year Data Analytics Engineering (DAE) graduate student at the Seattle Campus. Before moving to Washington, I studied and worked in New Delhi, India for almost 5 years. Having had 3 years of work experience in the Data Analytics industry, I am happy to share my journey in the tech industry and discuss career plans with others. I am a huge basketball and soccer fan, and plan to work with Sports Analytics very soon!

email: chawla.ri@northeastern.edu

Sachin Pawar (M.S., Information Systems Bridge)

I am passionate about technology and its impact on business. I like to learn new concepts and technologies. I am a very punctual person and I do like to finish my tasks on time.

email: pawar.sac@northeastern.edu

Santrupti Bagali (M.S., Engineering Management)

I am an Engineering Management Graduate student at Northeastern University. My interests lie in the field of Product management and analytics and I’m currently specializing in the same field.

email: bagali.s@northeastern.edu

Sashankh Addanki (M.S., Engineering Management)

A machine learning engineer with a passion for developing speech and language models to tackle real-world challenges. I find great satisfaction in leveraging cutting-edge technologies to create innovative solutions. Apart from my professional endeavors, I have a diverse range of interests. In my spare time, I participate in dragon boat festivals and enjoy immersing myself in the beauty of nature through hiking, kayaking, and skiing adventures. I’m a huge soccer fan with a love for discussing the beautiful game.

email: addanki.sa@northeastern.edu

Shivam Patel (M.S., Industrial Engineering)

Hi, I’m an Industrial Engineering Student and passionate about the blend of improvement, development, and management of the system for formulating better business decisions. Lets talk about Supply Chain, Science & Technology, and Entrepreneurship.

email: patel.shivam9@northeastern.edu

Sivashankar Venkatachalam (M.S., Electrical and Computer Engineering)

Hi! I am a graduate student in Electrical and Computer Engineering. I am an aspiring Deep Learning Engineer who loves to work in the medical field. I have been involved in various student welfare positions across Northeastern and would love to help people with their doubts about campus life and academics.

email: venkatachalam.s@northeastern.edu

Yang Jiang (M.S., Information Systems Bridge)

Hi! I’m Yang, an Information Systems-Bridge student. Before moving to the Bay Area, I studied and worked in Tokyo, Japan for almost ten years. Coming from a background in linguistics with working experience as a technology consultant, I am willing to share my journey in the tech industry and my career thoughts with you. Feel free to reach out!

email: jiang.yang1@northeastern.edu

COE Graduate Student Ambassadors