Their decision to emigrate to the U.S. from China when Bi was 14 enabled him to pursue a career in higher education. Bi, an assistant professor of physics at Northeastern, has received a National Science Foundation CAREER award for cellular research that could advance the understanding of cancer, asthma, and other diseases.
Senior Brett Daley, E’18, has been named a Schwarzman Scholar, enabling him to complete a master’s degree in China. Daley has worked on advanced machine learning research on campus and done four co-ops—including at Tesla and SpaceX. He aspires to one day launch a company that leverages artificial intelligence to promote global prosperity.