College of Engineering & Engineering Technology

NIU’s Engineers Without Borders returns to Mexico

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NIU’s Engineers Without Borders (EWB) returns to Mexico again this month to continue its five-year sustainability improvement contract for CATIS-Mexico. For the first time, these engineers will be joined by students and advisers from multiple disciplines across NIU’s campus. With the support and guidance of iCatis (International Centers for Appropriate Technology and Indigenous Sustainability), EWB students engineered…

Participants wanted for Automotive Research Project

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Researchers from the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering are planning to conduct a study that measures how different automotive passenger seats affect physiological, biomechanical exposures and perceived comfort. They hope the results of this study will help them evaluate the current designs and potentially lead to the identification of additional design modifications to further…

Two NIU engineering students earn ASSE scholarships

Martha Misch and Brian Peterson
Two students in NIU’s College of Engineering and Engineering Technology have earned scholarships by proving that safety matters. Scholarships from the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) went to Brian Peterson, an undergraduate student in the Department of Technology’s industrial management and technology emphasis, with an area of study in environmental health and safety, and Martha Misch,…

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