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The College of Engineering and Engineering Technology (CEET) held its inaugural Senior Design Demonstration Day on May 3 at the NIU Convocation Center. More than 200 seniors representing nearly 80 teams showcased the capstone projects they’ve been working on all year that aim to solve real-life problems. Each year, CEET seniors form teams and compete...
Work being done to increase retention and narrow the equity gap in the College of Engineering and Engineering Technology at NIU is gaining worldwide attention. A three-pronged strategy developed by Shanthi Muthuswamy, associate professor of engineering technology, recently earned recognition through an Airbus GEDC (Global Engineering Deans Council) Diversity Award program. NIU advanced as a...
NIU students, faculty and staff recently worked together to ensure NIU students with visual disabilities would be able to independently do laundry in the residence hall laundry rooms. It was a campus-wide effort to be proud of, say all involved. To do laundry in the residence halls, students swipe their OneCards and then choose a...
Two NIU technology professors are creating a realistic online lab to equip undergraduates with the skills to develop renewable energy systems and to interest high school students in renewable energy. Associate professor Liping Guo and Professor Andrew Otieno of the Department of Technology were awarded a grant in June by the National Science Foundation to...
Daniel Boyden, an NIU student in physics, has won a prestigious graduate student research award from the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Science. The highly competitive award is given to students who have the potential to make important contributions to the mission of the DOE Office of Science. This is the second consecutive year...
A robotic hand developed by a team of NIU engineering students has the potential to change the lives of amputees – at about one percent of the cost of similar prosthetics currently on the market. The team of three students set out in summer 2016 to develop a functional, low-cost prosthetic hand that could benefit...
The NIU Mars Rover team, Picus Martius, won first place in the mechanical engineering division and best overall in the NIU College of Engineering and Engineering Technology’s Spring 2017 Senior Design Day. Each year, seniors in the college form teams to work on a project that demonstrates what they have learned. This semester, 158 students...
The University Libraries Dean candidates will be on campus beginning Tuesday, March 21. There are four candidates for this position. Below are the open forum session times and locations. The candidate CVs will be posted on this page 24-48 hours prior to interview. For information about attending other sessions or the full schedules, please contact...
The NIU College of Engineering & Engineering Technology welcomes industry representatives to meet our excellent engineering and technology students at the Engineering Job and Internship Fair on Thursday, Feb. 23. Students, please note the new location for the event is in the Duke Ellington Ballroom of the Holmes Student Center. Students are scheduled to meet industry...
Nine undergraduate engineering students from Universidad de La Sabana, Colombia, along with eight NIU students, recently completed a short-track program at NIU on simulation modeling and analysis. The three-week intensive program, which ran from June 26 to July 15, was offered by NIU’s Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering in collaboration with the Universidad de...
Omar A. Ghrayeb
Northern Illinois University has selected Omar Ghrayeb to lead NIU College of Engineering and Engineering Technology as interim dean, effective June 30. Ghrayeb came to NIU in 2001 to teach in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering. From 2006 until 20012 he served as chair of that department. Under his direction, enrollment in the...
A new partnership between College of DuPage and Northern Illinois University provides an opportunity for students to complete 30 hours of NIU course work combined with additional COD courses to earn a Bachelor of Science in Technology degree from the NIU College of Engineering and Engineering Technology with an emphasis in Applied Manufacturing Technology. “We...
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