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Professor Alessandro Rotta Loria receives two young investigator awards

Professor Alessandro Rotta Loria receives two young investigator awards
Oct 5, 2022

Graduation 2022

Graduation 2022
Oct 5, 2022

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.
Sep 29, 2022|from Northwestern Engineering News

The Jackson, Mississippi Water Crisis and America's Crumbling Water System

Professor Aaron Packman was part of a panel that discussed the challenges of maintaining much of the country’s aging water infrastructure.
Sep 19, 2022|from WBUR

Akono Receives 2022 Johnson & Johnson Scholars Award

The award, which supports the research of female STEM leaders, recognized Ange-Therese Akono’s work in creating novel scaffolds for bone tissue regenerative engineering.
Sep 13, 2022|from Northwestern Engineering News

Northwestern Joins Collaboration to Study Climate and Urban Science in Chicago

The researchers will use models to identify equitable climate and energy solutions.
Sep 7, 2022|from Northwestern Engineering News

Plastic Pollution Is Turbocharging Bacterial Growth. The Solution May Be to Add More Bacteria.

Northwestern Engineering's Ludmilla Aristilde critiqued a study that measured the impact of plastic bag chemicals on some of lakes’ smallest residents and found that the leached chemicals boosted the growth of bacteria when compared to distilled lake water alone.
Jul 27, 2022|from The Daily Beast

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

Tiny Robotic Crab is Smallest-ever Remote-controlled Walking Robot

Just a half-millimeter wide, the tiny crabs can bend, twist, crawl, walk, turn, and even jump.
May 25, 2022|from Northwestern Engineering News

Ukraine War Adds to Supply Strain in Global Auto Industry

Professor Hani Mahmassani discussed how a global shortage of microchips is only a part of the difficulty roiling the global automotive industry.
May 10, 2022|from Voice of America News

Delta Air Lines CEO Discusses Pandemic Travel Lessons During Patterson Lecture

During the Northwestern University Transportation Center’s Patterson Lecture on May 4, Edward Bastian explained how his company weathered the COVID-19 pandemic.
May 6, 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

Team engiNUity Earns Third Place Honors at DOE Solar Decathlon

The interdisciplinary team of Northwestern Engineering undergraduate students was recognized for developing TreeHouse, a multifamily building design that combines green infrastructure, material and operational sustainability, and social equity.
Apr 29, 2022|from Northwestern Engineering News

How do we Track COVID as People Get Tested Less?

As COVID testing is scaled back, public health experts including Northwestern Engineering's Aaron Packman are looking to wastewater surveillance and other techniques to monitor new surges or variants.
Apr 5, 2022|from Popular Science
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