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Tag: College of Engineering and Engineering Technology
NIU Robotics Club
For an aspiring engineer, building a successful project is one of the greatest things in the world. Meeting a team of engineers who can teach, articulate and demonstrate how to be an engineer is a close second. Members of Fox Valley Robotics & Batavia Robotics got the best of both worlds when the NIU Robotics...
College of Engineering & Engineering Technology job fair
NIU’s College of Engineering and Engineering Technology will host a job fair from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 24, in Room 354 of the Engineering Building. The job fair is designed specifically around placing students interested in careers or internships in the engineering, technology or computer science fields, specifically with an interest in...
Pettee Guerrero
College is a defining moment in a person’s life, and many students feel scared about transferring to a four-year university after graduating from community college. The thoughts of not being able to to fit in or afford a college education cross our minds very often. I was one of those students. After I graduated from...
STEMfest will wow spectators at the NIU Convention Center from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 19. This annual festival introduces learners of all ages to cutting-edge technologies and intriguing science phenomena that will amaze students, parents and educators alike. The event is open to the public. Parking and admission are free. Hosted by...
#WHYENGINEERING
Across the United States, engineering and manufacturing companies are struggling to find engineers to steer the country out of a recession. It is estimated that by 2018, the nation will have a shortfall of more than 250,000 engineers. At the same time, 16 of the top 20 growing occupations will require science, technology, engineering and...
Logo of the National Society of Black Engineers
Being a leader is no easy task. Learning how to be an even better leader is even harder. But being around other leaders can help hone even the most polished leadership skills. NIU hosted the National Society for Black Engineers (NSBE) Region IV Leadership Conference from Aug. 23 to Aug. 25. Founded in 1975, NSBE...
NIU Engineers Without Borders in Africa
Engineers Without Borders is dedicated to bringing the classroom to other countries to design and build new projects that can help fix problems and build portfolios. Based in the NIU College of Engineering and Engineering Technology, this group of boundary-crossing individuals travel to remote places and help others to design projects which alleviate issues. Some...
Indo US Collaboration for Engineering Education logo
NIU’s College of Engineering and Engineering Technology might be located in the heart of the Midwest, but the ties of the brand reach out over continents through global initiatives. A new global organization – the Indo US Collaboration for Engineering Education (IUCEE) – is aiming to improve the quality and global relevance of engineering education and...
Logo of the National Institute of Standards and Technology
The U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has announced that NIU will receive $2.4 million to develop tools for process control and qualifying parts made with layer-by-layer additive-manufacturing processes. Benefits of additive manufacturing include producing goods quickly and on-demand, with greater customization and complexity and less material waste. “It is...
Nick Pohlman
Most people can thank a teacher for making them who they are today. Many teachers inspire and encourage students to do the best they can and can help create dreams and make them a reality. NIU’s College of Engineering and Engineering Technology has one of those teachers. For Nicholas Pohlman, assistant professor of mechanical engineering,...
Amanda Emrich (center) with colleagues at GE Healthcare
Amanda Emrich, a biomedical engineering student in NIU’s College of Engineering and Engineering Technology, spent her summer interning for one of the largest U.S. multinational conglomerate corporations, General Electric. Emrich focused on CT scanners (a dream for biomedical engineering majors) at General Electric Healthcare. CT scanners (computerized tomography) are responsible for medicine and biology diagnosis...
U.S. News and World report has once again named the NIU College of Engineering and Engineering Technology as one of the top 50 engineering programs in America, where the highest available degree is a bachelor’s or master’s degree. The college ranks 45th on a list of 203 programs. The rankings were published last week. “We...
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