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Meet the New Director of Engineering Career Development

Erik J. Friedman joined McCormick in September after seven years as associate dean of career development and industry relations at Columbia College following a 15-year run at DePaul University.
Dec 4, 2023|from Northwestern Engineering News

Megan Greenfield to Address Graduates at PhD Hooding and Master’s Degree Recognition Ceremony

Greenfield, a partner at McKinsey & Company, will speak to graduates and their families during a ceremony on December 9 at Pick-Staiger Concert Hall.
Dec 4, 2023|from Northwestern Engineering News

Keeping the Engines Running

Sam Swain (MLDS ‘23) looks back on his summer internship with United Airlines and creating machine learning models that better predict when a key component that keeps aircraft flying might fail.
Nov 6, 2023

Honing Your Netflix Night 

Sharika Mahadevan shares how the MLDS program prepared her for her summer internship and the work she did helping the streaming giant fine-tune its content delivery.
Oct 18, 2023

The Wider World of Data

Bannasorn (Boss) Paspanthong (MSiA ‘23) shares how his Capital One internship experience showed him a different part of the data science community and was vital to shaping his future.
Oct 5, 2023

From the Battlefield to the Business World

Elliot Gardner shares how the MLDS program helped him transition from his military career to a new role as senior data scientist for Decision Spot.
Sep 20, 2023

Earning Her Experience 

Maddie Smith is finding early success at the end of a long road of education that culminated in a MS in Analytics degree and a data scientist job at McKinsey & Company.
Aug 21, 2023

Equipped For a Brighter Future 

Jason Summer talks about how his Northwestern education gave him the skills he needed to pivot from traditional data analytics to advanced machine learning and artificial intelligence.
Aug 7, 2023

Northwestern Establishes Julio M. Ottino Professorship

The professorship recognizes Ottino’s leadership and long-term commitment to the University and the McCormick School of Engineering.
Jul 25, 2023|from Northwestern Engineering News

MSiA Program Gets a New Name

Director Diego Klabjan shares the reasons for renaming the MSiA program the Master of Science in Machine Learning and Data Science program
Jul 19, 2023

Sharing Data and Wisdom

Deepak Jose’s talk at the annual MSiA Analytics Exchange focused on the vital role data product managers have in handling the massive amount of information at their fingertips.
Jul 11, 2023

Christina Kosmowski Encourages Graduating Seniors to Say Yes

Kosmowski, CEO at LogicMonitor, and Dean Julio M. Ottino spoke at the 2023 Undergraduate Convocation on June 11.
Jun 12, 2023|from Northwestern Engineering News

Rodney D. Priestley Challenges Graduates to Use Education for Good

Priestley and Dean Julio M. Ottino spoke at the PhD Hooding and Master’s Recognition Ceremony on June 11, part of Northwestern’s 165th Commencement.
Jun 12, 2023|from Northwestern Engineering News

Christopher Schuh Named Dean of McCormick School of Engineering

A renowned researcher, entrepreneur, educator, and alumnus, Schuh will join Northwestern from MIT.
Jun 6, 2023|from Northwestern Engineering News

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
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