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High-Tech Methods Unlock the Perplexing Structural Features of a Mineral

In a collaboration with researchers from China, NUANCE scientists discovered the mysterious polytypic features within the metastable vaterite CaCO3, potentially leading to more widespread use of this unique form of calcium carbonate.
Dec 4, 2023|from Northwestern Engineering News

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

Durable Plastic Pollution Easily, Cleanly Degrades with New Catalyst

Fishing nets, carpet, and clothing developed by Professors Tobin Marks and Linda Broadbelt break down without leaving harmful byproducts behind.
Nov 30, 2023|from Northwestern Engineering News

Northwestern Engineering Team Wins NASA Prize

The group won the Systems Engineering Award at the NASA Breakthrough, Innovative and Game-Changing (BIG) Challenge finals held in November at the Glenn Research Center in Cleveland.
Nov 29, 2023|from Northwestern Engineering News

The Sunscreen of the Future? Scientists Develop a Skin Cream That Heals Sun Damage as It Happens

A skin cream developed by Professor Nathan Gianneschi which heals sun damage as it happens and blocks a process which causes wrinkles was reported on by the Daily Mail.
Nov 21, 2023|from Daily Mail

New Wearable Listens to Belly Gurgling and Other Bodily Noises to Monitor Health

Recent work from Professor John Rogers, which could provide an entirely new way of monitoring people’s health, was featured in The Independent.
Nov 21, 2023|from The Independent

First-of-Their-Kind Wearables Capture Body Sounds to Continuously Monitor Health

The new devices developed by a team with Professor John Rogers were tested on a range of patients, from premature babies to the elderly.
Nov 16, 2023|from Northwestern Engineering News

McCormick Faculty Named Among Global ‘Highly Cited Researchers’ for 2023

The list identifies researchers who showed significant influence by publishing highly cited papers.
Nov 15, 2023|from Northwestern Engineering News

A Breath of Fresh Air Keeps Drug-Producing Cells Alive Longer

A new device developed by Professor Jonathan Rivnay could improve the outcomes of cell-based therapies.
Nov 10, 2023|from Northwestern Engineering News

‘Super Melanin’ Heals Skin Injuries from Sunburn, Chemical Burns

A synthetic cream developed by a team with Professor Nathan Gianneschi also protects skin from sun damage.
Nov 2, 2023|from Northwestern Engineering News

Rock Collected by Apollo 17 Astronauts Reveals Moon’s True Age

CNN reported on the use of atom probe tomography that evaluated lunar dust collected by Apollo 17 astronauts in the 1970s.
Oct 24, 2023|from CNN

The Moon Is 40 Million Years Older than Previously Thought

Using atom-probe tomography, Northwestern Engineering researchers helped analyze lunar samples collected by Apollo 17 astronauts.
Oct 23, 2023|from Northwestern Engineering News

James Rondinelli Elected a 2023 APS Fellow

Rondinelli was cited for his contributions to research and the materials physics community.
Oct 20, 2023|from Northwestern Engineering News

New Energy-Efficient Technology Enables AI within Wearable Devices

The Engineer wrote about the new nanoelectronic device developed by Professor Mark Hersam that performs accurate machine-learning classification tasks in an energy-efficient manner.
Oct 17, 2023|from The Engineer
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