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Automated Method Beats Critics in Picking Great Movies

Automated Method Beats Critics in Picking Great Movies

A new Northwestern University study from Luís Amaral says a movie’s significance is decided by today’s and tomorrow’s film directors -- not the critics.read more

'POP-UP' FABRICATION TECHNIQUE TRUMPS 3-D PRINTING ON MANY LEVELS

'POP-UP' FABRICATION TECHNIQUE TRUMPS 3-D PRINTING

Researchers at Northwestern University and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have developed a new fabrication technique to create 3-D micro- and nanostructures with many advantages over 3-D printing.read more

ENGINEERING THERAPEUTICS

ENGINEERING THERAPEUTICS

Using new materials and technologies, McCormick researchers are developing more effective targeted therapies for diseases like HIV, cancer, and mental illness. read more

UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCHERS BREAK NEW GROUND

UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCHERS BREAK NEW GROUND

During the summer, more than 200 McCormick undergraduates are actively engaged in on-campus research. Read about the experiences of three students who applied what they learned in class to make new discoveries and advancements on their own.read more

PATENTS, PIRACY, AND PREDICTIONS

PATENTS, PIRACY, AND PREDICTIONS

What if inventors could see into the future and know whether or not their patents would be infringed? McCormick and Law School professors are developing a new model that not only identifies patents with a high probability of being litigated, but can also predict how many years into the future the dispute will occur.read more

"Data as Art" Exhibit Shows Collaborate Art on Campus

"Data as Art" Exhibit Opens on Campus

The course's four final projects will be displayed from January 20 to February 20 in the Ford building.read more

Can Tipping Points Be Predicted?

Can Tipping Points Be Predicted?

McCormick's Mary Silber uses mathematics to see if it's possible to predict when a complex system, such as climate, is approaching a tipping point.read more

Whole-Brain Engineering™

At McCormick, we empower our students to become whole-brain engineers. We integrate elements of left-brain thinking — analysis, logic, and math — with the high-level right-brain thinking that fosters intuition and creativity. The future belongs to those who can combine both ways of thinking to lead, innovate, and help solve the world's most pressing problems.