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Third-annual CEET scholarship golf outing considered successful, inspiring

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

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Reed Scherer and Ross Powell

NIU’s Antarctic-bound robotic submarine making its maiden voyage at Lake Tahoe

Northern Illinois University’s 28-foot-long, 2,200-pound robotic submarine, built for exploration beneath the ice shelf in the Antarctic, is getting its maiden voyage this week in one of the nation’s deepest and most celebrated bodies of water—Lake Tahoe. The unmanned yellow submarine—also known

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CEET assistant professor Sciammarella publishes collaborative work with father

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

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NIU’s QuarkNet gives high school students, teachers glimpse into world of particle physics

Accompanied by their teachers, a dozen high school students visited DeKalb this week to participate in the 2013 QuarkNet Summer Institute hosted by the NIU Department of Physics. QuarkNet, founded in 1995, is a professional teacher development program funded by the National

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Wei Luo

NIU geography professor Wei Luo lands NASA grant to help quantify Mars’ watery past

Now that scientists have convincing evidence that water helped shape the surface of Mars, Northern Illinois University geography professor Wei Luo is setting out to answer another important question: Just how much water was there? “With more and more observations from satellites

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Senior Design Day gives ISYE students real-world, hands-on experience

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

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Narayan Hosmane

NIU Chemistry Professor Narayan Hosmane elected to Russian Academy of Natural Sciences

Northern Illinois University’s Narayan Hosmane, a Board of Trustees professor of chemistry and biochemistry, has been elected as a foreign member of the prestigious Russian Academy of Natural Sciences. Supporting education and applied scientific research, the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences is

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NIU Department of Physics hosts last workshop of famed DZero experiment in LaTourette Hall

NIU’s Department of Physics is preparing to host the final workshop for Fermilab’s world famous DZero experiment. About 70 attendees are expected for the collaboration’s 30th annual workshop, which will be held from Friday, June 7, through Tuesday, June 11. Over the

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