We're sorry, but this site isn't optimized for Internet Explorer 8. Please download the latest version of Explorer for a better experience.
Mark Hersam Named MacArthur Fellow

Mark Hersam Named MacArthur Fellow

Professor Mark Hersam, who teaches the innovators of tomorrow and works across scientific boundaries to create new materials for use in electronics, solar cells and batteries, has been named a 2014 MacArthur Fellow.read more

Antioxidant Biomaterial Promotes Healing

Antioxidant Biomaterial Promotes Healing

Created by Guillermo Ameer and his team, the first-ever inherently antioxidant biomaterial has the potential to prevent failure in medical devices and surgical implants.read more

Millions Awarded to Northwestern for Energy Research

Millions Awarded to Northwestern for Energy Research

Two Northwestern Energy Frontier Research Centers will receive multimillion-dollar funding from the U.S. Department of Energy for projects that will help build a 21st-century energy economy.read more

DATABASE ACCELERATES THE DEVELOPMENT OF NEW MATERIALS

DATABASE ACCELERATES THE DEVELOPMENT OF NEW MATERIALS

The Open Quantum Materials Database allows users to identify candidate materials for specific applications before they are tested in the lab. read more

STUDENT DESIGN LEADERS TACKLE SOCIAL ISSUES

STUDENT DESIGN LEADERS TACKLE SOCIAL ISSUES

Seventy Design for America students gathered at Northwestern to learn how to create social and local impact through interdisciplinary design. 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.