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The Environmental Impact of Medical Equipment

Led by Professor Jennifer Dunn, Northwestern Engineering students investigated the sustainability of common single-use devices.Read more


Monkeypox Rapid PCR Test in Development

To develop the rapid PCR test, the researchers are using the DASH Analyzer, a compact, portable system that provides easy-to-read results in approximately 15 minutes.Read more

Students in Spain

Trip to Spain Broadens Horizons of Architecture Students

Fourteen students and faculty members from Northwestern Engineering’s Architectural Engineering and Design program explored Spain and were immersed in the country’s building design.Read more


Northwestern Gets $16M to Aid Faculty Recruitment, Equity

A new grant will fund the hiring of 15 new tenure-track faculty, along with tactics to ensure the success of faculty members from underrepresented populations.Read more

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Karen Smilowitz

Karen Smilowitz Named 2022 INFORMS Fellow

One of the highest honors in the operations research profession, Professor Karen Smilowitz was recognized for outstanding research and significant contributions to social good.

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