Mark C. Hersam, materials science and engineering professor 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. One hundred graduate students and post-doctoral fellows from over three-dozen disciplines learned programming skills with the Big Data Initiative: Programming Boot Camp. More Stories Ted Belytschko, Robert R. McCormick Institute Professor and Walter P. Murphy Professor Emeritus of Mechanical Engineering and Civil and Environmental Engineering, passed away Sept. 15.
Narrative Science co-founder Kris Hammond discusses “Designers as Intra/Entrepreneurs” at Design:Chicago 2014. More than 360 Chicago-area middle school and high school girls gathered at Northwestern University for the 43rd annual Career Day for Girls. The Master of Engineering Management (MEM) program celebrated its 35th anniversary with a special talk from Guy Kawasaki.