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Tag: NIU College of Engineering and Engineering Technology
Summer campers walk north on Normal Road.
Whether your child wants to be a saxophonist, a scientist or soccer star, NIU has something for every young learner. This summer, NIU is offering more summer camps than ever before to help kids learn new things and explore exciting career paths. Day camps and residential camps are available from June to August for students...
Light Up Africa logo
Team Light Up Africa is a step closer to its goal of providing cheap, affordable electricity to the developing world. Their portable generator/energy storage device, the Zoom Box, was selected as one of 200 semifinalist in the Dell Social Innovation Challenge. The competition drew more than 1,700 submissions. NIU’s four students are hoping to launch...
CEET job fair
For the second consecutive year, the NIU College of Engineering & Engineering Technology (CEET) celebrated National Engineers Week with events for all ages. The theme for the 2012 Engineers Week was based on the projected world population of 7 billion people. With that many citizens, the many challenges facing our world requires immediate engineering solutions....
NIU engineering student Alan Hurt is traveling in Africa this summer to climb Mt. Kilimanjaro and conduct research.
A simple mouse click can help a team of NIU business and engineering students win funding to start a company that they believe can provide safe and affordable electric power to millions of Africans. The team, Light Up Africa, is competing in the Dell Social Innovation Challenge, competing against other college students across the country...
Armed with a business plan that could provide inexpensive electrical power to families across the developing world, Team Light Up Africa took top honors in the first ever Social Venture Business Plan Competition at Northern Illinois University. Their ambitious plan to build and sell small generator/battery storage units – which can be powered by the...
Milivoje Kostic
Milivoje Kostic, a professor of  mechanical engineering in the NIU College of Engineering and Engineering Technology, has been invited to present a keynote lecture at the International Forum on Frontier Theories of Thermal Science in Beijing, China. The forum is scheduled from Sunday, Dec. 18, through Wednesday, Dec. 21. Kostic will speak about his new...
Economic impact report
A report released today by Northern Illinois University demonstrates that the university is a powerful force for economic and societal good in DeKalb County and beyond. “We have been part of the landscape for more than a century, so it is easy to forget what an impact we have on the community. It is important...
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