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Approach Optimizes Battery-Free Pacemaker Implantation

Led by Professor Igor Efimov, the research could eventually pave the way for smaller heart-saving devices, allowing them to be easier to use for human patients.
Nov 21, 2022|from Northwestern Engineering News

Two Northwestern Faculty-led Teams Celebrate 2022 Chicago Innovation Awards

Illinois Wastewater Surveillance System and Epicore Biosystems are among the 20 most innovative products and services.
Nov 18, 2022|from Northwestern Engineering News

Looking to the Future of Carbon Nanotube Transistors

In a review article published in the academic journal Science, Professor Mark Hersam looks at what’s next for the emerging technology and argues why it’s worthy of more research and investment.
Nov 18, 2022|from Northwestern Engineering News

Search Committee Formed to Find New Dean of the McCormick School of Engineering

The individual chosen will succeed Julio M. Ottino, who will step down as dean at the end of the academic year.
Nov 16, 2022|from Northwestern Engineering News

McCormick Faculty Named Among Global ‘Highly Cited Researchers’ for 2022

The list identifies researchers who showed significant influence by publishing highly cited papers.
Nov 15, 2022|from Northwestern Engineering News

Samuel Stupp Selected for Von Hippel Award

Stupp was chosen for pioneering contributions to the development and understanding of a broad range of molecularly designed supramolecular soft materials that function as bioactive scaffolds.
Nov 15, 2022|from Northwestern Engineering News

Northwestern Takes Part in Workshop with Tel Aviv University

The event was cochaired by Northwestern’s David Seidman and TAU’s Brian Rosen, and is part of a collaboration with the university in Ramat Aviv, Israel.
Oct 27, 2022

NURPH Shows High Schoolers Top-Level Science

Ahmed Abukar, Warda Aftab, and Andrew Green had the opportunity to perform research in MSE laboratories and participate in materials science tutorials, professional development, and college preparatory workshops.
Oct 25, 2022

MSE Department Welcomes Cecile Chazot

Starting in January, Chazot will be the Julia Weertman Professor in Materials Science and Engineering.
Oct 24, 2022

Kimberly Querrey, Louis Simpson Trust Give $121 Million to Northwestern

The transformational gift, including $11 million to support the Querrey Simpson Institute for Bioelectronics, will significantly expand the University’s biomedical research and executive education program
Oct 18, 2022|from Northwestern Engineering News

DNA Gives Colloidal Crystals Shape-shifting and Memory Abilities

The new study describes the shape memory that occurs after changes to a colloidal crystal’s structure and that is not accessible in other types of crystals.
Oct 17, 2022|from Northwestern Engineering News

Designing Way to Potentially Make Oxygen Injectable

A new approach to transport gases using a class of materials called porous liquids represents a big step toward artificial oxygen carriers and demonstrates the immense biomedical potential of these unusual fluids.
Sep 2, 2022|from Northwestern Engineering News

Northwestern Receives $10 Million for New National Energy Research Center

The Northwestern-led research team will work to provide a scientific foundation for practical developments in carbon-neutral energy and materials for brain-inspired computing.
Aug 25, 2022|from Northwestern Engineering News

Controlling the Shape of Chiral Molecules

The work from Michael Bedzyk and Monica Olvera de la Cruz analyzed how to organize the molecules into bigger units and has implications in drug delivery and nanoelectronics.
Aug 16, 2022|from Northwestern Engineering News

Efforts to Counter Warming Temperatures, Microplastics in Lake Michigan

From Plastic Free July to a nano-tech coated sponge, scientists in the Chicago area including Professor Vinayak Dravid are working hard to fight climate change and waste.
Jul 18, 2022|from WBEZ Chicago
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