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Category: Engineering
Douglas D. Baker
Greetings from our nation’s capital.  Yesterday I was busy hosting NIU’s first-ever research roundtable, which highlighted the strength and quality of faculty and student research to our nation’s leaders. Thank you to our entire delegation of researchers, students, and administrators for making the day a success. It is our goal to become the most student-centered...
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“If we’re going to out-innovate and out-educate the rest of the world, we’ve got to open doors for everyone. We need all hands on deck, and that means clearing hurdles for women and girls as they navigate careers in science, technology, engineering and math.” — First Lady Michelle Obama It has become crucial for the students...
Ever wonder what life would be like if we didn’t need electricity? If we used up all of earths resources, how could life remain sustainable? If young students today can utilize STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) education, we will be able to harness the sun, wind and soil to fuel our everyday lives. During the...
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The National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) in the NIU College of Engineering and Engineering Technology (CEET) is proud to host the 2013 Insight to the Regional Leadership Conference, a premier training program, Aug. 23 through 25 at the Holmes Student Center. Attending will be NSBE leaders from chapters across the Midwest. The student-governed organization...
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For the third straight year, the College of Engineering and Engineering Technology (CEET) partnered with Caterpillar to host the Tee Up Fore Scholarships Golf Outing, on Wednesday, June 18, in direct support of scholarships for existing students. With the help of NIU CEET alumni, students, hundreds of Caterpillar representatives and vendors, $16,000 was raised in...
College of Engineering and Engineering Technology (CEET) assistant professor Federico Sciammarella recently published one of 15 chapters in the book “Holography – Basic Principles and Contemporary Applications” with the collaboration of his father, Cesar Sciammarella, and researcher Luciano Lamberti. Holography enables three-dimensional images to be made with the use of a variety of lasers and...
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A team of students from the NIU College of Engineering and Engineering Technology participated in the 34th running of the Society of Automotive Engineer’s (SAE) Supermileage event on June 6 and 7 in Marshall, Mich. The NIU team took home $900 after finishing in third place, just behind Penn State University’s Behrend College and runner-up...
Imagine taking classes by video game. You wouldn’t just try to get to the next level or beat the game for the fun of it, you would play to ace a test and pass a class. Researchers are harnessing that motivation to play and win video games to teach new and challenging concepts to learners...
For the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering (ISYE) in the NIU College of Engineering and Engineering Technology (CEET), Senior Design Day is somewhat different than the other departments. Because ISYE students do not typically design products, the focus of the presentations and work is on improving efficiency, optimization or simplifying complex processes or systems....
NIU’s Department of Technology of the College of Engineering and Engineering Technology has announced the winner of its Senior Design Day competition. Member of the “Advanced Machine Guarding” group – technology seniors Jacob Jackson, Jeremy Kutz and Simon Wu – worked together to invent a machine guarding teaching tool for students in technology, engineering and...
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Senior Design Day at the NIU College of Engineering and Engineering Technology showcases the diversity of the creative work happening within the college while students from all departments revel in end-of-semester energy and the creativity of the bold ideas on display. Engineering seniors present their design projects to corporate judges, board members from the Engineering...
Mini Baja Team
While most NIU students enjoyed the first week of summer, members of the College of Engineering and Engineering Technology Mini Baja Team spent their weekend in competition. At stake: a regional title – and a chance to prove to the rest of North America that NIU has what it takes. Each year, the Mini Baja...
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