College of Engineering & Engineering Technology

Brianno Coller to address learning while playing video games

Brianno Coller
Brianno Coller, a newly named Presidential Teaching Professor, will speak Wednesday, April 30, on “Learning While Playing Video Games.” The talk is planned from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the Illinois Room of the Holmes Student Center. For the past few years, NIU engineering students have been learning complex mathematical and physical concepts while playing video games.…

College of Engineering receives $43 million grant for software

College of Engineering and Engineering Technology student
Continuing its commitment to providing diverse and innovative learning environments, the NIU College of Engineering and Engineering Technology recently received software that enables students to conceptualize, design, analyze and test products in practical settings. Siemens Corp., a powerhouse in electronics and electrical engineering, generously donated $45.3 million for the purchase of this software. The software donation comes…

Parents: Stop the ‘summer slide’ at NIU’s creative, educational camps

Summer is just around the corner. Do you know where your kids will be burning daylight this year? At Northern Illinois University’s summer camps, your children can learn to write the great American novel, become the next Indiana Jones, sharpen their soccer skills, create video games, design roller coasters or even prevent future wars between humans…

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