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A New Way to Stabilize Perovskite Solar Cells

Northwestern Engineering researchers used stable materials to alleviate the issue of cations moving within a material in devices that convert light into electrical energy.
Jul 17, 2024|from Northwestern Engineering News

Jakub Szefer Joins ECE Faculty Team

Szefer will join Northwestern Engineering in January 2025 as an associate professor of electrical and computer engineering.
Jun 24, 2024

Nivedita Arora Wins 2024 ACM Doctoral Dissertation Award

The Association for Computing Machinery Doctoral Dissertation Award recognized Arora for her foundational work designing sustainability-first computing systems and exploring their applications.
Jun 17, 2024|from Northwestern Engineering News

2024 ECE Annual Award Winners

Twelve students and faculty were recognized during the annual department ceremony.
Jun 14, 2024

Sheila Gujrathi Tells Her Story to Graduating Seniors

Gujrathi, a biotechnology entrepreneur and executive, healthcare investor, and drug developer with more than 25 years of experience, and Dean Christopher Schuh spoke at the 2024 Undergraduate Convocation on June 10.
Jun 11, 2024|from Northwestern Engineering News

Grace Wang Tells Graduates to Think Big, Value Others, and Themselves

Wang, president of Worcester Polytechnic Institute, and Dean Christopher Schuh spoke at the 2024 PhD Hooding and Master’s Recognition Ceremony on June 10.
Jun 11, 2024|from Northwestern Engineering News

Grad Spotlight: What Maya Garcia is Taking from her McCormick Education

Graduating with a degree in computer engineering, Garcia reflected on her experience taking Design Thinking and Communication and the benefits of internships and conducting research.
Jun 3, 2024|from Northwestern Engineering News

PhD Student Kangle (Phil) Mu Wins Best Paper Award at IEEE DySPAN 2024

Mu and Berry proposed a new method for wireless spectrum regulators to allocate spectrum resources shared concurrently among commercial service providers and other high-priority users.
May 30, 2024

AI Tool Instantly Assesses Self-Harm Risk

Professor Aggelos Katsaggelos and PhD student Shamal Shashi Lalvani are part of a team that produced a method to predict whether participants exhibited suicidal thoughts and behaviors.
May 16, 2024|from Northwestern Engineering News

COVID-19 Pandemic Changed Attitudes toward Wearables

A study by computer engineering PhD candidate Stefany Cruz found that low-income Hispanic/Latine individuals have grown more receptive to health-monitoring technology.
May 8, 2024|from Northwestern Engineering News

Northwestern to Lead Midwestern Carbon-Capture Hub

With Professor Jennifer Dunn as the principal investigator and Professor Ted Sargent as a co-PI, the project has received nearly $4 million to test the feasibility of direct air capture technologies.
May 8, 2024|from Northwestern Engineering News

Lawrence Chillrud and Essien Taylor Awarded NSF Graduate Research Fellowships

The five-year fellowship is awarded to outstanding students pursuing a graduate degree in STEM.
May 8, 2024

Advancing Control and Game Theory in the Midwest

Randy Freeman and Ermin Wei served as the co-organizers of the 10th Midwest Workshop on Control and Game Theory (MWCGT), hosted at Northwestern on April 27 – 28.
May 7, 2024

Professor Ilya Mikhelson Honored with University Teaching Award

The five honorees demonstrate excellence in undergraduate teaching and were selected by a committee chaired by the provost and made up of senior faculty members, University administrators and a student representative.
May 1, 2024|from Northwestern Engineering News

A Sharpened Focus for Seeing with Electricity

A new algorithm developed by Professor Matthew Grayson improves the quality of electrically measured tomographic images.
May 1, 2024|from Northwestern Engineering News
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