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Rivnay, Kanatzidis Named 2024 Researchers to Know

The annual list compiled by the Illinois Science & Technology Coalition spotlights state leaders in innovation.
Jun 18, 2024|from Northwestern Engineering News

Inaugural Recipients of Ryan Family Research Acceleration Fund Awards Announced

The strategic seed funding aims to propel projects with high-impact societal potential to late-stage government funding or market translation.
Jun 17, 2024|from Northwestern Engineering News

AI Algorithm Identifies High-Performing Electrolytes for Batteries

A new tool developed by a team with Professors Wei Chen and James Rondinelli provides a solution to an intractable problem in the chemical space.
Jun 12, 2024|from Northwestern Engineering News

Chad Mirkin Awarded Prestigious Kavli Prize in Nanoscience

The Northwestern scientist was recognized for his discovery of spherical nucleic acids.
Jun 12, 2024|from Northwestern Engineering News

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

Three McCormick Faculty Participating in Frontiers of Engineering Symposium

Erica Hartmann, Emma Alexander, and Ryan Truby are three of 100 outstanding early career engineers who will meet for an intensive 2 1/2-day symposium to discuss cutting-edge developments in four areas.
Jun 5, 2024|from Northwestern Engineering News

Northwestern Engineering Launches Joint Mechanical Engineering, Materials Science MS Program

The new master’s program will offer a curriculum that combines the strengths of the two departments, enhancing graduates’ career opportunities in industry and research.
May 23, 2024|from Northwestern Engineering News

MSE Department Holds 41st Annual Hilliard Symposium

The event honors the memory of Professor John E. Hilliard and included a keynote address from David Snydacker (PhD ‘16).
May 23, 2024

Three McCormick Faculty Elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Professors Wei Chen, Mark Hersam, and Uri Wilensky are among the 250 individuals elected to the 2024 class.
Apr 26, 2024|from Northwestern Engineering News

Sheila Gujrathi, Grace Wang to Address 2024 Northwestern Engineering Graduates

On June 10, Gujrathi and Wang will speak at the McCormick Undergraduate Convocation and PhD Hooding and Master’s Degree Recognition Ceremony, respectively.
Apr 23, 2024|from Northwestern Engineering News

Erik Luijten Named Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science

Part of a 2023 class that spans 24 different disciplines, Luijten will join the world’s largest general scientific society.
Apr 18, 2024|from Northwestern Engineering News

Three McCormick Faculty Named 2024 Guggenheim Fellows

Chad Mirkin, Petia Vlahovska, and Teri Odom are part of a diverse group of culture-creators this year working across 52 disciplines.
Apr 15, 2024|from Northwestern Engineering News

Mark Hersam Wins 2024 Mid-Career Research Award

Awarded by the Materials Research Society, the honor recognizes Hersam’s research, which has led to more effective and sustainable nanomaterials used in electronics, energy storage, and medicine.
Apr 15, 2024|from Northwestern Engineering News

Creation of Novel Material Could Lead to New Line of Quantum Research

With the creation of Ca3Co3O8 by Professor James Rondinelli, the traditional distinctions between metals, polar materials, and magnets blur and allow quantum metallurgy.
Apr 11, 2024|from Northwestern Engineering News
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