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Inside Our Program


Developing a More Balanced Skill Set 

Alejandra Lelo de Larrea Ibarra talks about why she left a job with Mexico’s Central Bank to join the MSiA program and what she hopes to do after she graduates later this year.
May 5, 2023

Christina Kosmowski, Rodney D. Priestley to Address 2023 McCormick Graduates

On June 11, Kosmowski and Priestley will speak at the McCormick Undergraduate Convocation and PhD Hooding and Master’s Degree Recognition Ceremony, respectively.
Apr 6, 2023|from Northwestern Engineering News

A Decade of Data

Scott Albrecht talks about how his time in the MSiA program launched his successful career with industrial supply company Grainger. 
Apr 5, 2023

Linking the Data at LinkedIn

Carson Chen (MSiA ‘19) discusses being a senior data scientist at LinkedIn, and what he sees as the best way for data to have an impact in an organization.
Mar 6, 2023

MSiA Graduates Reflect on Time in the Program

Yihan Zhou (MSiA '22) and Ting Wang (MSiA '22) share their favorite MSiA classes and how the program prepared them for their new jobs.
Feb 15, 2023

The Science and Art of Predictive Analytics

Professor Ed Malthouse talks about his approach to teaching this vital skill as he takes over as the new instructor of the MSiA program’s introductory class.
Feb 6, 2023

Julio M. Ottino Selected for 2023 G.I. Taylor Medal

Awarded by the Society of Engineering Science, Ottino was recognized for “pioneering theoretical and experimental contributions to the fluid mechanics of mixing.”
Jan 23, 2023|from Northwestern Engineering News

Making 'Magic' Out of Statistical Modeling

William Chiu was part of the MSiA program’s first cohort in 2012. Now he’s vice president and head of statistical modeling for First Republic Bank.
Jan 18, 2023

Relaying the Value of Communication to Data Scientists

Tashay Green-Meeks recently spoke to MSiA students about her work as director of data science at Sedgwick and why data science today is about more than just technology.
Jan 6, 2023

Sharing the Love of Data Science

Alice Zhao (MSiA ‘13) talks about using the lessons learned in the MSiA program to launch her own business and make data more understandable and actionable for others.
Dec 15, 2022

Sharmila Mulligan Stresses Curiosity During Commencement Remarks

Mulligan spoke at the Saturday, December 10 PhD Hooding and Master’s Recognition Ceremony, telling graduates that curiosity is “the very basis of education.”
Dec 12, 2022|from Northwestern Engineering News

Search Committee Formed to Find New Dean of the McCormick School of Engineering

The individual chosen will succeed Julio M. Ottino, who will step down as dean at the end of the academic year.
Nov 16, 2022|from Northwestern Engineering News

Latonia Harris Encourages Master’s, PhD Graduates to Honor Their Supporters

Harris and Dean Julio M. Ottino spoke during the 2022 PhD Hooding and Master’s Degree Recognition Ceremony on June 12, where they discussed the value of education and perseverance.
Jun 13, 2022|from Northwestern Engineering News

Annette Rippert Encourages Graduating Seniors to Use Power of Change

Rippert and Dean Julio M. Ottino spoke at the 2022 Undergraduate Convocation on June 12 and implored graduates to use their skills to improve the world.
Jun 13, 2022|from Northwestern Engineering News

Dean Julio M. Ottino Elected to the National Academy of Sciences

Ottino was recognized for his achievements in original research, and he led the development of Whole-Brain Engineering, which is McCormick’s guiding strategy.
May 3, 2022|from Northwestern Engineering News
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