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Tag: College of Engineering & Engineering Technology
Logo of the NIU Society of Women Engineers
Northern Illinois University’s Society of Women Engineers (NIU- SWE) is dedicated to empowering women in a male-dominated field. Its mission is to “stimulate women to achieve full potential in careers as engineers and leaders, expand the image of the engineering profession as a positive force in improving the quality of life, and demonstrate the value...
Aaron McKeown, part of the Supermileage Team, a senior in Mechanical Engineering.
Senior Design Day, the NIU College of Engineering and Engineering Technology’s annual rite of spring, brought out the creativity and talents of graduating seniors. Projects on display at the May 3 event ranged from a scale model of a “smart home” to a home Hibachi grill adapter. In the corridors and labs of the engineering...
Lichuan Liu and Federico Sciammarella
The NIU Foundation Venture Grants Committee has announced Lichuan Liu and Federico Sciammarella as recipients of the 2013 Venture Grants. In partnership with NIU’s Technology Transfer Office and the Northern Illinois Research Foundation, the NIU Foundation Grants Committee has chosen the proposals that most closely exemplify the entrepreneurial spirit, vision and potential for marketability reflected...
CEET Senior Design Day 2012
NIU’s College of Engineering and Engineering Technology (CEET) is gearing up for what students are anticipating to be the best Senior Design Day yet. Seniors from CEET will present their senior design projects Friday, May 3, to faculty, staff, other students and corporate partners of the college. Seniors spend at least one semester preparing, designing...
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.
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 platform for students entering the workforce. Later, Omron donated safety and automation equipment...
Justin Whiting
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 Society of Metals, “the Chicago Regional Chapter Award recognizes and encourages students to...
NIU-EEP logo
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 a more technically powered workforce for the future. One of the ways this...
College of Engineering and Engineering Technology summer camp
Ever wonder how to make a car run on renewable energy? Want to learn how fruit can generate electricity? NIU’s College of Engineering and Engineering Technology (CEET) summer camps offer fun and easy ways for high school and middle school students to learn and explore the engineering field. CEET offers a number of summer camps...
Logo of JiET-A (Joint Institute of Engineering & Technology-Aerospace
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 and increase business opportunities for aerospace suppliers in the area. The program offers...
Society of Women Engineers
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 of engineering. “The Women in Engineering event is a good way to get...
Emily Prieto
Latino Resource Center Director Emily Prieto will host “Avanzadno Juntos” from 5 to 7:15 p.m. Tuesday, April 2, when she will discuss the importance of Latino students pursuing advanced degrees. Translated to English, “Avanzando Juntos” means “Advancing Together.” The event will support, empower and encourage the Latino population on campus to persevere beyond bachelor’s degrees....
NIU mechanical engineering students explore DeKalb Taylor Municipal Airport
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 engine and supersonic aircraft. The trip related to many topics discussed in class...
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