December 3, 2013|Professor Ed Colgate was honored by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) by being selected as a Fellow. Less than 0.1 percent of voting members of IEEE are selected annually for this distinction.
November 20, 2013|The Master of Science in Robotics is a one-year, full-time graduate program that equips engineers with the tools required of a robotics engineer.
Sintact Medical Systems, Co-Founded By ME Alumnus Erik Robinson, Was a Semi-Finalist in "The Challenge Cup"
November 8, 2013|Sintact Medical Systems, co-founded by ME alumnus Erik Robinson (PhD '13), was a semi-finalist in the healthcare category of "The Challenge Cup", acompetition "to identify and reward the most-promising startups taking on the world’s greatest challenges in health care, energy, education and smart cities."
November 4, 2013|Professor Ed Colgate spoke on October 29 about his experiences as a cofounder of three robotics startups.
October 31, 2013|Professor Sandip Ghosal worked with collaborators to verify the classical Landau-Squire theory in the tiniest submerged jet with a diameter in the range of 20 to 150 nanometers.
October 24, 2013|Hannah Chung (BS '12) co-creator of "Jerry the Bear", an educational toy for children with diabetes, won a pitch competition on October 17 at Fortune’s Most Powerful Women Summit.
October 21, 2013|On October 15, ME professor Michael Peshkin was one of the two professor entrepreneurs to speak at the first Farley Fellows seminar in a new lecture series.
October 21, 2013|SwipeSense, a company founded by ME alumnus Mert Iseri (BS '11), has been named as a top 3 finalist in the Wall Street Journal's Startup of the Year competition.
October 10, 2013|ME students, Matthew Crocker, Chloe Frizelle, and Samantha Hatfield were members the DTC team that produced the winning design for an enrichment experience for the sea otters at the Shedd Aquarium.
October 9, 2013|Stryker Corporation announced that it is acquiring Mako Surgical Corporation for $1.65B, a company co-founded by NxR professor Michael Peshkin, graduate student Julio Santos, and three others.
October 4, 2013|Neelesh Patankar won the 2013 Cole-Higgins Award for Excellence in Teaching, and Todd Murphey won the Cole-Higgins Award for Excellence in Advising.
October 4, 2013|Mitra Hartmann and Neelesh Patankar were named to the 2013 ASG Honor Roll.
September 11, 2013|Aerospace engineering expert will speak November 25 at inaugural lecture
September 4, 2013|Q. Jane Wang and Yip-Wah Chung spent years developing a new six-volume edition of the Springer Encylopedia of Tribology.
August 21, 2013|Huanyu "Larry" Cheng, a PhD candidate in ME, has been selected as a 2013 International Student Research Fellow of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI).
August 19, 2013|ME professor, Todd Murphey, has created the first McCormick School of Engineering course available as a free massive open online course (MOOC).
August 6, 2013|In a recent perspective piece in the journal Nature Climate Change, ME professor Eric Masanet along with Arman Shehabi of Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and Jonathan Koomey of Stanford University present a model that shows how the carbon footprint of a typical U.S. data center can be reduced through carbon management strategies.
June 16, 2013|ME senior Tristan Sokol was featured in the Northwestern Magazine as one of 10 'stand out seniors' from across the university. Tristan has also been a member of the ME Undergraduate Advisory Board.
June 7, 2013|ME seniors, Mark Fischer and Jingwei Lou, were on a team that put solar cells on a weather balloon which reached 97,000 feet.
May 27, 2013|ME student Lien Hoffman (BS '12 and MS '13) has been nominated for the prestigious Callahan Award for college players of Ultimate Frisbee.
May 22, 2013|Aperture Robotics won the 22nd annual Autonomous Robot Design Competition.
April 29, 2013|Patrick Ward signed as an undrafted free agent with the Miami Dolphins.
April 18, 2013|Jian Cao, Kornel Ehmann to work with Ford, Boeing, others on energy-efficient manufacturing
April 18, 2013|Students will race car of their own design April 18 to 21 in the Baja SAE Tennessee Tech
March 10, 2013|The McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science has announced the creation of a new lecture series in honor of Jan D. Achenbach, a longtime McCormick faculty member and preeminent researcher in solid mechanics and quantitative non-destructive evaluation.
March 6, 2013|Jan D. Achenbach and Zdeněk P. Bažant receive accolades from mechanical engineering society.
February 26, 2013|EVANSTON, Ill. --- Northwestern University’s Yonggang Huang and the University of Illinois’ John A. Rogers are the first to demonstrate a stretchable lithium-ion battery -- a flexible device capable of powering their innovative stretchable electronics.
January 30, 2013|An innovative approach to designing more efficient organic solar cells developed by Professors Cheng Sun and Wei Chen, has been featured by NBC News.
January 14, 2013|NSF Summer Institute on Nanomechanics, Nanomaterials, and Micro/Nanomanufacturing announces a new short course entitled Additive Manufacturing, to be held from May 29 to May 31, 2013, at the Hilton Garden Inn, Evanston, Illinois.
January 14, 2013|The NSF Summer Institute on Nanomechanics, Nanomaterials, and Micro/Nanomanufacturing is pleased to announce a new short course entitled The Materials Genome: Current Practice and Future Promise, to be held from June 10 to 12, 2013, at the Hilton Garden Inn, Evanston, Illinois.
January 8, 2013|Master of Product Design and Development Management adds a one year full-time option
December 5, 2012|ME Prof. Liz Gerber, founder of Design for America, was recognized in the "Public Interest Design 100" representing 100 people and teams working at the intersection of design and service.
December 4, 2012|ME professor Eric Masanet was interviewed December 3 on WBEZ’s Worldview program about “vampire power”— the phenomenon that many appliances utilize power even when you’ve turned off the power switch.
November 27, 2012|Teach students to learn from failure, writes ME faculty member in U.S. News & World Report
October 25, 2012|Patrick Ward, an ME senior, has been honored as a 2012 National Scholar-Athlete Award winner and is a finalist for the prestigious William V. Campbell Trophy.
August 1, 2012|ME student and Academic All-American Patrick Ward has a tendency to be ahead of the curve, on the gridiron and in the classroom.
July 27, 2012|ME Professor Wing Kam Kiu wins the highest honor of the International Association for Computational Mechanics.
July 1, 2012|Prof. Zdenek Bazant will receive one of ASME's highest honors.
June 26, 2012|Huang's paper, written in collaboration with a research group in South Korea, is titled "Three-dimensional Nanonetworks for Giant Stretchability in Dielectrics and Conductors."
May 23, 2012|Co-designed by an ME student, the robot 'Googly Eyes' takes top prize at Northwestern's 2012 Design Competition.
May 1, 2012|Malhotra, a graduating PhD student of Jian Cao's research group, wins Best Poster at bi-annual North American Deep Drawing Research Group symposium.
March 1, 2012|Lee will participate in a year-long, federally-funded fellowship for study and work in Germany.
March 24, 2011|McCormick students created Jerry the Bear to help diabetic children learn about proper insulin practices.