Facts and Figures

Setting ourselves apart

connections to Chicago

local national labs including Argonne National Laboratory and Fermilab in addition to companies such as Nokia Bell Labs, Motorola, and Ford


faculty members have NSF career or similar young investigator awards

Research Areas

A uniquely collaborative environment that encourages interdisciplinary research


Flexible curriculum, cutting-edge specializations

At both the graduate and undergraduate levels, our students work alongside top researchers in areas of specialization such as quantum communications, solid state devices, image processing, wireless communication, integrated circuits/VLSI, and embedded systems. Our flexible curriculum provides students with the fundamentals while allowing them to focus on their particular areas of interest.

Department News


Lab Tour: Materials Innovation Lab

Researchers in Northwestern Engineering’s Materials Innovation Lab are advancing additive manufacturing at the nanoscale, developing methods to produce sustainable materials and inks that will help build the biosensors, batteries, transistors, and neuromorphic devices of the future.

Read More

All News

Department Events

See All Events