Electron beam project could have security and environmental applications

Researchers at NIU are investigating ways to boost the power of compact electron accelerators, with potential applications for homeland security and pollution cleanup. In a new research project funded by the U.S. Department of Energy, faculty in the departments of physics, electrical

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Industrial engineering student group earns national accolades

Northern Illinois University’s College of Engineering and Engineering Technology is home to a number of exceptional organizations. One notable organization is the Institute of Industrial & Systems Engineers (IISE). Recently, the chapter was awarded the 2017 Chapter Recognition Gold Award. “Our mission

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NIU student-designed vehicle gets 1,741 mpg

The NIU Supermileage team is celebrating a third-place overall finish and its best-ever combined score after last weekend’s SAE Supermileage competition in Marshall, MI. In the competition, teams of engineering students design and build single-occupant, ultra fuel-efficient vehicles. The teams compete for

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