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What Can Tree Sap Tell Us about Climate Change?

As part of a Northwestern charge led by Professors Aaron Packman and William Miller, scientists are looking to create a clearer picture of what happens when you combine climate change with urban environments.
Feb 29, 2024|from Northwestern Now

Society of Women Engineers Hosts 2024 Career Day for Girls

Around 180 Chicago-area middle school and high school students signed up to visit campus as part of the February 24 event.
Feb 27, 2024|from Northwestern Engineering News

NUTC Awarded $2.2 million INTERMODAL Grant

The Northwestern University Transportation Center (NUTC) was selected for $2.2 million INTERMODAL grant by the Advanced Research Projects Agency - Energy (ARPA-E) of the U.S. Department of Energy.
Feb 12, 2024

Northwestern University Research Sheds Light on Climate Change by Studying Soil

CBS-2 Chicago featured the recent work by Professor Ludmilla Aristilde that could help researchers predict which soil chemistries are most favorable for trapping carbon.
Feb 12, 2024|from CBS-2 Chicago

Understanding How Soil Traps Carbon

New findings from Professor Ludmilla Aristilde explain how soil sequesters plant-based carbon from the atmosphere.
Feb 5, 2024|from Northwestern Engineering News

Deep Thinking about Transportation Systems

Mixing quantitative and qualitative methods, Amanda Stathopoulos studies how humans’ transportation behaviors influence decision-making and innovation.
Feb 1, 2024|from Northwestern Engineering News

Engineering Viruses to Kill Deadly Pathogens

A study by Professor Erica Hartmann marks a critical step in creating new therapies to treat antibiotic-resistant infections.
Jan 31, 2024|from Northwestern Engineering News

Zdeněk Bažant Awarded Lifetime Achievement Medal at ICDM4

At the fourth International Conference on Damage Mechanics in May, professor Zdeněk Bažant was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Medal.
Jan 29, 2024

Great Lakes Project Selected to Receive up to $160 Million from NSF

The University will serve as a core partner on the project, with Professor George Wells serving as Northwestern’s principal investigator while Professor Aaron Packman is a key member of the leadership team.
Jan 29, 2024|from Northwestern Engineering News

Alumna Andrea Lin Envisions A Happier Environment

Alumna Andrea Lin graduated with her B.S. in Environmental Engineering in 2021. She uses her education to ensure sustainable residential construction.
Jan 23, 2024

SES Renames Engineering Science Medal in Honor of Yonggang Huang

The Yonggang Huang Engineering Science Medal will recognize a singularly important contribution to engineering science.
Jan 19, 2024|from Northwestern Engineering News

Finnigan, Ankeny Named to MS Leadership Positions

Shelley Finnigan will serve as associate dean for master’s and professional education, while Casey Ankeny has been appointed assistant dean for TGS master’s programs.
Jan 18, 2024|from Northwestern Engineering News

SES Renames Medal in Honor of Yonggang Huang

The Society of Engineering Science has renamed the Engineering Science Medal in honor of Professor Yonggang Huang.
Jan 16, 2024

Dirt-powered Fuel Cell Runs Forever

A Northwestern University-led team of researchers has developed a new fuel cell that harvests energy from soil microbes to power underground sensors used in precision agriculture and green infrastructure.
Jan 12, 2024|from Northwestern Engineering News

Alumna Kara Rodby Charges Forward, Named to Forbes' 30 Under 30

After graduating with her B.S. in environmental engineering, Kara Rodby pivoted to chemical engineering which led her to a career at Volta Energy Technologies. She was recently named to Forbes' 2023 30 Under 30 in Energy. 
Jan 9, 2024
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