Category Archives: Updates

Undergraduate Research Opportunities

On September 15, 2014, the CoMoChEng lab participated in the Northeastern University College of Engineering Undergraduate Research Fair. We have many opportunities for undergraduate researchers at all levels. The flyer above has “Programmers” writ large, but most of our many successful researchers started with no programming experience, and many of our projects will not require […]

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Congratulations Belinda!

CoMoChEng graduate student Belinda Slakman successfully defended her PhD thesis proposal this spring. Belinda’s presentation, “Using Reaction Mechanism Generator (RMG) to study complex liquid-phase systems”, was held on April 11, 2014.  Well done Belinda! The CoMoChEng group now officially has three PhD candidates.

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Congratulations, Pierre and Fariba!

CoMoChEng graduate students Pierre Bhoorasingh and Fariba Seyedzadeh Khanshan successfully defended their thesis proposals this fall. Pierre’s presentation, “Automated kinetic parameter calculation via transition state theory for bimolecular reactions to develop a 2,5:dimethylfuran combustion mechanism”, was held on November 14, 2013, and Fariba’s talk, “Using Reaction Mechanism Generator (RMG) to build detailed kinetic models of biofuels”, was on […]

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CoMoChEng members attend CEFRC summer school

Graduate students Fariba and Belinda attended the Combustion Energy Frontier Research Center’s (CEFRC) Combustion Summer School, held at Princeton University, from June 23-28, 2013. They took courses in Combustion Theory and Combustion Chemistry, attended a career panel, and spent an evening touring Philadelphia.

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Belinda joins the group

We are delighted to welcome Belinda Slakman into the research group as a new PhD student. She joins us from Princeton University, via spell in industry. Read more on the People page.

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Construction begins!

Panorama of the lab under construction

Construction has begun on the CoMoChEng Student Office in the Forsyth building. We hope to move in June.

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Research Group Grows

CoMoChEng Research Group in April 2012

The Computational Modeling in Chemical Engineering research group now boasts three full time members, with PhD students Pierre and Fariba who have been working hard this last semester. We look forward to welcoming some undergraduate students into the group for the Summer. Read more on the people page.

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Hello world!

The Computational Modeling in Chemical Engineering group at Northeastern University has just got a new website, here at

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