NIU Robotics Club

New organization gives engineering students opportunity to work, compete with robotics

NIU’s College of Engineering and Engineering Technology soon will have a new robotics club. The first meeting is scheduled for 6 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 20, in Room 253 (the Acoustics and Vibrations Lab) of the Engineering Building. Junior electrical engineering major Ryan Riddel

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Abul Azad

Technology professor Azad publishes research on Internet-accessible remote labs in new book

Abul Azad, a professor in the NIU Department of Technology, recently published a book titled “Internet Accessible Remote Laboratories: Scalable E-Learning Tools for Engineering and Science Disciplines.” The book is the result of collaboration between three academics from NIU and MIT, as

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Rockford Area Economic Development Council logo

Rockford-area workforce development group seeks federal funds to advance manufacturing

A Rockford education, industry and workforce development collaborative has submitted a proposal for a highly competitive $2.1 million federal Jobs and Innovation Accelerator Challenge (JIAC) grant focusing on the regional advanced manufacturing cluster. This follows the collaborative’s successful proposal in 2011, which

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Battle Bots!

Enhancing Engineering Pathways to host camp for girls interested in STEM-related careers

NIU’s Enhancing Engineering Pathways (NIU-EEP) aims to establish a sustainable pathway for girls into the field of engineering. To create and strengthen the STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) pipeline, another year of NIU-EEP’s free summer camp will take place from June

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