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Is Gene Delivery via Electroporation Leading to Changes in Cell State?

Research from Professor Horacio Espinosa shows the benefits of nanotechnology and localized electroporation.
Mar 15, 2023|from Northwestern Engineering News

Gwynne Shotwell Receives Prestigious Washington Award

The award is conferred annually upon an engineer whose attainments have promoted the well-being of humanity.
Mar 13, 2023|from Northwestern Engineering News

Student Team Selected for NASA BIG Idea Challenge: Lunar Forge

The interdisciplinary group was one of seven to receive funding to explore methods to continuously and autonomously cast critical infrastructure on the Lunar surface.
Mar 13, 2023|from Northwestern Engineering News

These Researchers Used AI to Design a Completely New 'Animal Robot'

Scientific American produced a video about “Xenobots,” the world’s first computer-designed organisms developed by a team including Professor Sam Kriegman.
Mar 9, 2023|from Scientific American

Optimizing the Delivery of Proteins

A new method of molecular delivery from Professors Horacio Espinosa and Chad Mirkin called localized electroporation achieves direct and efficient transport of engineered proteins and proteins-nucleic acid structures.
Mar 6, 2023|from Northwestern Engineering News

McCormick Student Receives New Scholarship to Spur Innovation

Jun Yamasaki was named a 2023 Quad Fellow, part of an initiative of the governments of Australia, India, Japan, and United States designed to build ties among the next generation of scientists and technologists.
Mar 2, 2023|from Northwestern Engineering News

Northwestern to Co-lead New CZ Biohub Chicago

Northwestern professor Shana Kelley named president of the biomedical science hub, which will develop new technologies for studying human tissues with unprecedented resolution.
Mar 2, 2023|from Northwestern Engineering News

Northwestern Baja Team Braves Cold for Top-5 Finish

The Motorcats competed January 28 in Houghton, Michigan, and their lead car completed 41 laps in the four-hour endurance race.
Feb 16, 2023|from Northwestern Engineering News

Q. Jane Wang Elected to the National Academy of Engineering

Wang, a leader in tribology and the study of surface science, along with alumni William Woodburn and Roger Kamm, is among 124 new NAE members.
Feb 7, 2023|from Northwestern Engineering News

A New Strategy to 3D Print Miniature and Disposable Optical Microscopes

The low-cost platform developed by Professor Cheng Sun employs 3D printing to unify the traditionally discrete manufacturing processes for ease of assembly and cost-savings.
Feb 3, 2023|from Northwestern Engineering News

Fresh Ideas in Curriculum to Revamp Engineering Course

Jeremy Keys will receive The Alumnae of Northwestern University’s Award for Curriculum Innovation, which recognizes and supports faculty who have innovative ideas for new courses, methods of instruction and components of existing classes.
Jan 25, 2023|from Northwestern Engineering News

Julio M. Ottino Selected for 2023 G.I. Taylor Medal

Awarded by the Society of Engineering Science, Ottino was recognized for “pioneering theoretical and experimental contributions to the fluid mechanics of mixing.”
Jan 23, 2023|from Northwestern Engineering News

Accelerating the Accessibility and Utility of Power Wheelchairs

A multidisciplinary team of academic, industry, and non-profit partners led by Professor Brenna Argall aims to enhance safety and facilitate independent wheelchair operation.
Dec 20, 2022|from Northwestern Engineering News

Sharmila Mulligan Stresses Curiosity During Commencement Remarks

Mulligan spoke at the Saturday, December 10 PhD Hooding and Master’s Recognition Ceremony, telling graduates that curiosity is “the very basis of education.”
Dec 12, 2022|from Northwestern Engineering News

How Beautiful Droplets Could Influence Health and Safety

New work from Professor Kyoo-Chul Kenneth Park about how droplets transport on a cylindrical wire has potential applications in fog collection, mist elimination, filtration, oil/water separation, and microplastics collection.
Dec 5, 2022|from Northwestern Engineering News
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