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Student Startup AMPY Turns Movement into Power

Student Startup AMPY Turns Movement into Power

Developed in a 2013 NUvention: Energy course, AMPY uses inductor technology to capture kinetic energy, store it, and recharge electronics.read more

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

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

Country's Economy Plays Role in Internet File-Sharing Patterns

Country's Economy Plays Role in File-Sharing Patterns

A new McCormick study provides the first insights into the behavior of users of peer-to-peer file sharing. 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.