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Design Serving People: Innovation through Co-creation, Liz Sanders
As an Associate Professor in Design at The Ohio State University, Liz Sanders' focus is on facilitating transdisciplinary learning experiences and co-creation practices for addressing the significant challenges we face today. She introduced many of t [...]he tools, techniques and methods being used today to drive and/or inspire design from a human-centered perspective and has practiced co-designing across all the design disciplines. Hide Detail
ETOPiA presents: A Number
Preview of A Number, a one-act drama about the potential consequences of human cloning, which will be presented free of charge October 27 to November 13 at the McCormick School of Engineering at Northwestern University. Shows will be held at 8 p.m. T [...]hursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays and 2 p.m. Sundays in the Technological Institute. The play is part of ETOPiA: Engineering Transdisciplinary Outreach Project in the Arts, an outreach initiative at McCormick whose goal is to inspire a cross-disciplinary dialogue about the role of science and technology in society. Hide Detail
Engineering Biology: Breakthroughs in Protein Discover
Milan Mrksich, professor of biomedical engineering, chemistry, and cellular and molecular biology at Northwestern University's McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science, is one of the world's leading engineers of the interfaces between mate [...]rials and biological environments, a research area that blurs the line between the physical and biological sciences. He has developed a fast, low-cost, and label-free; method of measuring biochemical activities on a surface, such as reactions between various proteins, peptides, and carbohydrates. Hide Detail
Tiny House at Northwestern University
Students from the McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science at Northwestern University designed and built a Tiny House to encourage sustainable living.They displayed the house on campus the week of March 5.
Design for America Leadership Studio
Design for America, a student group that started at Northwestern University's McCormick School of Engineering in 2009 and quickly spread throughout campus, is opening seven new studios at other institutions. This summer, Northwestern hosted a worksho [...]p for the leaders of these new studios. Hide Detail
McCormick Engineering Partners with Nettelhorst School
McCormick School of Engineering students at Northwestern University partnered with Nettelhorst School in Chicago for a senior capstone course in mechanical engineering, Computer-Integrated Manufacturing. Students in the course use McCormick's prototy [...]ping lab and injection-mold machinery to design and manufacture a product of their own creation. Here, the elementary students acted as the clients, directing McCormick students in toy design. Hide Detail
21st Annual Design Competition, 2012
Ten teams competed at the 21st annual Design Competition on May 19 at Northwestern's McCormick School of Engineering. Each team spent months designing, building and programming their robots to operate autonomously --but one team's robot didn't work a [...]s planned. Hide Detail
Teaching Machines to Listen, Bryan Pardo, Interactive Audio Lab
Bryan Pardo and his students in the Northwestern University Interactive Audio Lab develop key technologies that let composers, researchers, performers and casual listeners retrieve, study, edit and interact with music in new ways.
Northwestern Formula Racing Revs Up for Competition
Northwestern Formula Racing is a McCormick-sponsored student group that gives undergraduates the opportunity to design, manufacture, and compete with an open-wheel car over the course of a year.
DispenseTron, Remote Control Pill Dispenser
A team of McCormick undergraduates designed and built DispenseTron, a remote control pill dipsenser that enables the user to take their medicine on schedule without having to move his or her arms or legs.