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MPM program director Shelley Finnigan to moderate CTBUH's Green(er) Capital: Investing in a Sustainable Urban Future Conference

Shelley Finnigan has been invited to moderate the CTBUH conference Green(er) Capital: Investing in a Sustainable Urban Future in Seattle, Washington, May 11 – 12, 2023.
May 9, 2023

Embracing the Intersectionality of A/E/C 

Tony Scacco talks about how the MPM program gave him the broad set of skills to accelerate his career and find success as COO of Riverside Investment & Development Company.
Apr 26, 2023

Christina Kosmowski, Rodney D. Priestley to Address 2023 McCormick Graduates

On June 11, Kosmowski and Priestley will speak at the McCormick Undergraduate Convocation and PhD Hooding and Master’s Degree Recognition Ceremony, respectively.
Apr 6, 2023|from Northwestern Engineering News

Examining Technology's Impact on the A/E/C Industry

MPM deputy director Ahmad Hadavi reflects on his talk at the BuiltWorlds 2022 Construction Tech Conference and how the metaverse might influence the built industry.
Mar 17, 2023

Reconnecting Residential and Retail

Josh Thompson leans on lessons from Northwestern Engineering's MPM program while leading a massive urban redevelopment effort across Canada as senior vice president with Cadillac Fairview. 
Mar 3, 2023

Building Construction Philosophy with Legos

Afshan Barshan talks about the Last Planner Simulation and how it helped him teach fundamental concepts to MPM students in his Lean Construction course.
Feb 16, 2023

New Director Shelley Finnigan Shares Her Excitement for the MPM Program

Get to know MPM Director Shelley Finnigan and hear why she's excited to be a part of the program's network.
Feb 2, 2023

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

Learning From Those Around Him 

Carlos Nazario (MPM ‘05) talks about his approach to the MPM program and how it helped accelerate his career growth and led him to become a vice president and sector lead with Faithful+Gould.
Jan 17, 2023

Learning Lessons From Licensed Professionals  

MPM’s top two leaders talk about the benefits of professional credentialing exams — and how students benefit from having two licensed leaders overseeing the program.
Jan 3, 2023

Evolving the MPM Capstone Experience

New MPM Director Shelley Finnigan recognizes the importance of communication within project management and is looking forward to further emphasizing those skills within the program's capstone project.
Dec 15, 2022

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

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

Helping Government Vehicles Go Electric

William Sonenberg is applying lessons learned in Northwestern Engineering's Master of Science in Project Management (MPM) program two decades ago so the federal government can reduce fossil fuel consumption and slow climate change by making its fleet all-electric.
Nov 8, 2022

Krizek Retires After 59 Years of Teaching

Krizek served as founding director for Northwestern Engineering's MPM and EMDC programs.
Oct 5, 2022
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