Technology seniors improve unsafe machine, claim department honors at Senior Design Day

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

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CAIDEN team

Lifesaver? Mechanical engineering students win Senior Design Day prize with gas-sensing robot

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

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NIU students, faculty in physics, engineering contribute to Fermilab’s Muon g-2 experiment

Scientists from Northern Illinois University and 25 other institutions worldwide are planning an experiment that could open the doors to new realms of particle physics – and new opportunities for NIU students to participate in leading-edge research. But first the core of

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Kirthi Kutumbaka

Biology Ph.D. student wins ‘GEN 10’ award recognizing excellence in scientific research

Genetic Engineering & Biotechnology News has named NIU’s Kirthi Kutumbaka, a Ph.D. student in biological sciences, as one of its “GEN 10” award winners, recognizing excellence in scientific research. During a recent ceremony at the BIO Conference in Chicago, the awards were

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Promod Vohra, dean of the College of Engineering and Engineering Technology, celebrates the grand opening with Nigel Blakeway, Omron CEO and president of the Omron Foundation.

College of Engineering, Omron join to celebrate opening of robotics, mechatronics laboratory

More than 15 years ago, the College of Engineering and Engineering Technology partnered with Omron to provide internships to NIU students. In working with NIU students and faculty, Omron became fond of CEET’s curriculum, seeing that it had laid a great theoretical

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Photo of wind turbines

STEM Outreach’s Bright Futures event April 30 will teach students how to harness wind energy

April’s strong, gusty winds are good for more than just flying kites. The next Bright Futures program, “Fun with Wind Energy,” will introduce elementary and middle school students to alternative energy and the science behind wind turbines. This free event will begin

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Justin Whiting

NIU mechanical engineering student honored by Chicago American Society of Metals chapter

Mechanical Engineering undergraduate Justin Whiting received the ASM Chicago Regional Chapter Award, given to only one student a year. Facing competition from students representing other engineering schools in the Chicago area, it is a great honor for Whiting. According to the American

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