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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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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Enhancing Engineering Pathways engages girls in robotics competition, builds future workforce

NIU’s College of Engineering and Engineering Technology is committed to strengthening the pipeline of STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) students through middle school and high school programming. Building a pipeline of young students and funneling them into these disciplines ultimately ensures

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Soar! JiET-A attracts more than 100 applicants

The Joint Institute of Engineering and Technology-Aerospace (JiET-A) has announced that it has received more than 100 applicants in growing the region’s aerospace talent pipeline. Driven by the Rockford Area Aerospace Network (RAAN), JiET-A formed in 2010 to gain more high-paying jobs

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Society of Women Engineers

CEET, Society of Women Engineers join to host first Women Engineering Day event in March

NIU’s Society of Women Engineers (SWE) helped to kick off the first Women in Engineering Day event, held March 19 at the College of Engineering and Engineering Technology. The event tries to get high schools girls interested and excited about the field

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NIU mechanical engineering students explore DeKalb Taylor Municipal Airport

NIU mechanical engineering students explore DeKalb Taylor Municipal Airport, view MiG-21

NIU’s College of Engineering and Engineering Technology seeks ways of going beyond the classroom to experience the industry first-hand. Last month, Nicholas Pohlman took his Mechanical Engineering 453 class to the DeKalb Taylor Municipal Airport for an up-close viewing of a turbo-jet

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Engineering professor, graduate student partner to improve efficiency at Rockford manufacturer

Professors in the College of Engineering and Engineering Technology constantly look to engage students in real-world projects, giving them the experience they need to be successful after graduation. Gary Chen, associate professor in the Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering, and his

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Engineers Without Borders

Engineers Without Borders create sustainable technology to improve Third World countries

Students in NIU’s Engineers Without Borders organization are dedicated to making the world a better place by bringing sustainable First World technologies to Third World countries. “To make a technology sustainable, it has to be simple and easily maintained. For example, when

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