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A podcast of the Science Coalition’s “Science 2034 Live,” which featured NIU mechanical engineering professor Federico Sciammarella on its panel of six visionary scientists, is now available. Gathered June 24 in Washington, D.C., the federally funded researchers shared their prognostications of what science will make possible in the next 20 years as they discussed their...
Northern Illinois University Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering Federico Sciammarella has been invited by the Science Coalition to participate in two panel discussions in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday, June 24, including a congressional briefing. “I am very honored to represent NIU as well as the manufacturing community,” Sciammarella said of the opportunity to speak in...
NIU Supermileage Team members Lindsey Dodis, Kevin Kuebrich, Christian McAdoo and Russell Fordyce on the set of WFLD-TV's Good Day Chicago with the Huskie Rocket.
The NIU Supermileage Team, which recently took third in the world and second in the United States at the SAE Supermileage Competition in Marshall, Mich., is doing a “victory lap” of sorts in Chicago. Team members Lindsey Dodis, Kevin Kuebrich, Christian McAdoo and Russell Fordyce appeared on Fox 32’s Good Day Chicago Wednesday morning to...
The Northern Illinois University Supermileage Team finished third in the world at the SAE Supermileage Competition at the Eaton Corporation Proving Grounds in Marshall, Mich., just missing out on a second place finish and the top spot in the United States. “Last year at Shell, we scored a team personal record, but then went to...
The Northern Illinois University Society of Automotive and Aerospace Engineers (SAE) Supermileage Team is looking to wrap up its spring season at the Eaton Corporation Proving Grounds in Marshall, Mich., at the SAE Supermileage Competition® June 4-5. The team received national attention this spring when it was selected to be part of a Shell commercial...
NIU’s College of Engineering and Engineering Technology (CEET) is hosting its fifth annual Tee Up Fore Scholarships golf outing on Wednesday, June 10. Registration for the event, which is in partnership with Caterpillar, Inc., is now available online. “I’m excited because this is the fifth one, and it has brought in tens of thousands of dollars in...
A camper in Engineering Amusement designs and constructs a model roller coaster.
What do you want to be when you grow up? Northern Illinois University’s STEM Outreach is hoping to help students answer that question by offering a variety of fun, hands-on summer camps that explore in-demand careers and concepts in science, technology, engineering and math. STEM Outreach and other STEM departments host camps from June through...
Northern Illinois University Associate Vice President for Engagement and Innovation Partnerships Rena Cotsones shined a spotlight on NIU’s work in Rockford during an April 29 presentation at Illinois Innovation Day in Springfield. Organized by the Illinois Science & Technology Coalition (ISTC) and the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO), the day of learning, sharing and...
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The NIU Alumni Association announced it has awarded 10 merit scholarships to continuing students for the 2015-2016 academic year. The following will receive $2,500 scholarships for the upcoming year: Anthony DeCarlo, Darien, Ill., majoring in mechanical engineering Trevor Enger, Batavia, Ill., majoring in accountancy Nicholas Gaston, Washington, Ill., majoring in accountancy Kiranjit Gill, Palatine, Ill., majoring...
Undergraduate Research and Artistry Day 2015
Hundreds of Northern Illinois University students participated in the university’s sixth annual Undergraduate Research and Artistry Day, which was combined with the Community Engagement Showcase for the first time ever on Tuesday, April 21. The event was the largest ever, and featured research, artistry and engagement projects from more than 350 students. NIU recognized the following...
The NIU Alumni Association celebrated outstanding university alumni on April 17 at the association’s annual Alumni Awards Dinner. Awards were given to outstanding alumni from each of the university’s seven colleges. In addition, the association awarded the Outstanding Young Alumni Award, the F.R. Geigle Service Award, and the Distinguished Alumni Award. The Distinguished Alumni Award...
The Northern Illinois University football team isn’t the only team to compete for championships in Detroit. From April 10 to 12, the NIU Supermileage Team will compete in the Shell Eco-marathon Americas 2015, a global program that challenges high school and college student teams to design, build and test the most energy-efficient vehicles. In fact,...
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