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Northwestern Named Sixth Most Innovative University in the World

Reuters recognized Northwestern for its startup success, research citations, and collaboration with industry.read more


Protein Conjugation Method Offers Possibilities for Biomaterials

Michael Jewett's team demonstrates how changing protein decoration points impact behavior.read more


Japanese Paper Art Inspires New 3-D Fabrication Method

A Northwestern research team discovers that strategic ‘Kirigami cuts’ in advanced materials result in strength, not failure.read more

Superlattice Design Realizes Elusive Multiferroic Properties

The new design could open the door for improved electronics. read more

Unusual Use of Blue Pigment Found in Ancient Mummy Portraits

A Northwestern-Hearst Museum of Anthropology collaboration reveals the hidden color.read more

Jerry the Bear Visits the White House

Northwestern Engineering alumni showcased the interactive teddy bear as a part of the first Demo Day.read more

Whole-Brain Engineering™

At Northwestern, 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.