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Megan Hofmann

Assistant Professor of Computer Science and Mechanical Engineering

Megan is joint faculty with the Khoury College of Computer Sciences and College of Engineering at Northeastern University. As the director of the ACT lab, her research interests are broadly on accessibility, digital fabrication, and healthcare.

External Collaborators

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Faraz Faruqi, MIT CSAIL
Jack Forman, A white man with curly blond brown hair smiling at the camera.
Jack Forman, MIT Media Lab
Kelly Mack, a young white woman with wavy brownish hair smiles for the camera. She wears a floral blouse.
Kelly Mack, University of Washington

Undergraduate Researchers

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Gene Kim
Sebastian Law a white man with curly blond hair smiling at the camera.
Sebastian Law

Research Statement

The ACT (Accessible Creative Technologies) Lab at Northeastern University is seeking PhD, masters, and undergraduate researchers to join our team. We are looking for individuals who are excited about working on medical making, developing novel AI-driven accessible design tools, and studying the impact of new technologies on people with disabilities.

We welcome applicants from a variety of technical and design backgrounds and value diversity in our research team. The ACT Lab is committed to creating an inclusive and accessible environment for all researchers, including those with disabilities.

If you are passionate about using digital fabrication technologies to create assistive technologies and medical devices, we encourage you to join our team by reaching out to Megan Hofmann (