McCormick School of Engineering, Northwestern University

You may have many advisors during your time at McCormick, each one able to help you at specific points in your undergraduate career. See the list below to find who the right advisor for you is now, and how to contact them.

First-Year Students

For the 2013-2014 school year, first-year students will be advised by one of four McCormick advisors listed below or by a McCormick faculty member.

Starting in the 2014-2015 school year, all first-year students in McCormick will be assigned to one of the four advisors based on their major or interest.

Emma DeCostaEmma DeCosta
Materials Science, Environmental Engineering, Manufacturing and Design Engineering (MaDE)
Ford 1.205
847-467-4557
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Richard FreemanRichard Freeman
Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Mechanical Engineering, Civil Engineering
Ford 1.207
847-491-8569
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Ken GentryKen Gentry
Biomedical Engineering, Chemical and Biological Engineering
Ford 1.208
847-491-3365
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Janice MejiaJanice Mejia
Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences, Engineering Sciences and Applied Math
Ford 1.206
847-467-4557
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Undeclared Upperclassmen

If you are a sophomore, junior, or senior and have not yet declared a major, please see:

Amanda Stasinski
Tech L269
847-491-5195
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Interschool Transfers

Students interested in transferring into or out of McCormick from another school at Northwestern should see:

Heather Bacon
Tech L269
847-491-5261
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Study Abroad Students

Students who will be studying abroad in the following quarter(s) should see:

Heather Bacon
Tech L269
847-491-5261
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Upperclassmen with a Major

If you are an upperclassman with a declared major, your advisor is a faculty member in your declared department. If you are unsure of your advisor, please consult the McCormick Advising System or the binder in L269 Tech.

For detailed information on Major curricula, please see Department websites:

Biomedical Engineering

Chemical and Biological Engineering

Civil and Environmental Engineering

Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Engineering Sciences and Applied Math

Industrial Engineering and Management Sciences

Manufacturing and Design Engineering

Materials Science and Engineering

Mechanical Engineering


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