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Institutes and Centers at McCormick

The Segal Design Institute

The Segal Design Institute offers courses, projects, certificates and degrees in all aspects of design to undergraduate and graduate students throughout Northwestern. Segal also plays a key role in McCormick’s core curriculum for undergraduates.

The Farley Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation

The Farley Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation (FCEI) is dedicated to helping students understand and develop the skills to transform their innovations into successful business applications and practices.

The Transportation Center

Established in 1954 by industry representatives, the Transportation Center was the first university transportation center in the U.S. Since then, the Center has been recognized as a leading interdisciplinary education and research institution. It is dedicated to the long-term improvement of domestic and international systems for the movements of materials, people, energy, and information.

Northwestern Institute on Complex Systems (NICO)

The Northwestern Institute on Complex Systems (NICO) is a university-wide institute that seeks to develop new connections between existing research and to create new knowledge at the boundaries of existing disciplines. NICO builds predictive models to help policy analysts, scientists, corporations, and inventors learn how to manage, change, and create knowledge and value from networks.

Research Centers and Institutes at McCormick

McCormick hosts 24 research institutes and centers focused on topics ranging from energy-efficient transportation to nanoscale engineering, from quantum devices to telecommunications, and from molecular therapeutics to advanced cement-based materials.

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