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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

Witnessing Machine Learning's Potential

Ava Zahedi looks back on how she used machine learning in MSR and how those experiences prepared her for her current work as a robotics and automation software engineer at Kasalis.
Jun 6, 2024

Seeing the Power of Machine Learning

Hang Yin’s high school experience opened his eyes to the future of robotics that he now is helping to mold.
May 24, 2024

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

Inside The Mouse-Hunting Mission

Dilan Wijesinghe’s final MSR project advanced robotics research that could help increase understanding of complicated mental health issues.
Apr 23, 2024

Helping a Robot Dog Navigate Through Crowds

Katie Hughes looks back on her capstone project and the challenges she faced helping a robot dog move through a group without any collisions.
Apr 10, 2024

Bringing Computer Vision to Zoox

Adam Pollack leans on his MSR lessons as a software engineer at Zoox, a company looking to develop a fleet of autonomous vehicles and reduce the snarl of automobile traffic in urban areas.
Mar 20, 2024

Society of Women Engineers Hosts 2024 Career Day for Girls

Around 180 Chicago-area middle school and high school students signed up to visit campus as part of the February 24 event.
Feb 27, 2024|from Northwestern Engineering News

Machine Learning From Day One

The MSR program is ensuring students are comfortable working with and developing new uses for machine learning.
Feb 26, 2024

Creating a Prosthetic Ankle From Scratch

Liz Metzger wanted the chance to create a medical device that could help change lives. The MSR program’s final project gave her the opportunity to do just that.
Feb 14, 2024

Teaching Robots to Help

Nick Morales used his final project in the MSR program to investigate a form of robotics that enables machines to predict human intent to move and position large, heavy objects.
Jan 23, 2024

Finnigan, Ankeny Named to MS Leadership Positions

Shelley Finnigan will serve as associate dean for master’s and professional education, while Casey Ankeny has been appointed assistant dean for TGS master’s programs.
Jan 18, 2024|from Northwestern Engineering News

Impactful Internship at Intuitive

Dilan Wijesinghe and Marno Nel share how their MSR experience prepared them to thrive at a progressive company making next-generation robots to assist in the operating room.
Jan 10, 2024

The Road to Autonomous Trucks

Dylan Dai applies his MSR education to his role at self-driving vehicle company Plus and is helping create a future where goods traverse the country without anyone behind the wheel.
Dec 20, 2023
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