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Researchers Take a Step Closer to Better, More Affordable Solar Cells

Researchers Take a Step Closer to Better, More Affordable Solar Cells

An innovative technique developed by a team with Professor Ted Sargent leads to perovskite-based solar cells with record-breaking efficiency.
Apr 11, 2024
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Research
Ottino to Deliver Michelson Lecture at US Naval Academy

Ottino to Deliver Michelson Lecture at US Naval Academy

Professor Julio M. Ottino’s talk on April 17 will explore the essential role of creativity in science and the arts.
Apr 11, 2024
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Honors and Awards
Creation of Novel Material Could Lead to New Line of Quantum Research

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
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Research
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Northwestern Engineering Magazine

Fall 2023 Issue: Environmental Entrepreneurs

McCormick Magazine
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Environmental Entrepreneurs

From meat alternatives to geothermal panels, many McCormick faculty have set their sights on sustainable solutions for some of the crises that threaten society most.
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AI and the Law: The Jury's Still Out

Exploring the potential benefits—and risks—of using generative artificial intelligence in legal services
Dean Schuh speaking to a crowd

Introducing Dean Christopher Schuh

Dean Christopher Schuh reflects on his engineering background, the importance of research translation, his Northwestern roots, and what excites him most about being dean.
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Smoothing the Future

Working at the forefront of tribology, Q. Jane Wang and her team continue to advance next-generation technology.
 

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What is Applied Mathematics?

What is Applied Mathematics?

Northwestern Engineering’s Department of Engineering Sciences and Applied Mathematics is using its uncommon position within an engineering school to seek out applied math applications in the real world.
The Risks of Disinfectant Overuse

The Risks of Disinfectant Overuse

Professor Erica Hartmann shares safer ways to keep clean.
Helping Wheelchair Users Navigate the World with AI

Helping Wheelchair Users Navigate the World with AI

Professor Brenna Argall is developing AI-enabled power wheelchairs for people with severe motor impairment.
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