Skip to main content

News Stories

Self-sanitizing face mask project receives NSF RAPID grant

Self-sanitizing face mask project receives NSF RAPID grant

Prof. Jiaxing Huang, NIMSI member, has received funding to develop a new self-sanitizing medical face mask that deactivates viruses on contact, which have potential to address the spread of novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

MAR 24, 2020 FROM NORTHWESTERN NEWS

Read More
2020 Ronald P. Harrelson Outstanding Young Manufacturing Engineers

2020 Ronald P. Harrelson Outstanding Young Manufacturing Engineers

Prof. Ping Guo is being recognized as an Outstanding Young Manufacturing Engineer for his exceptional contributions and accomplishments in the manufacturing industry.

MARCH, 2020 FROM SOCIETY of MANUFACTURING ENGINEERS NEWS

Read More
Jian Cao

Jian Cao won 2020 SME International Honor Award

Prof. Jian Cao is awarded the SME Gold Medal for her creative and pioneering contributions to the development of the scientific and technological bases of innovative manufacturing processes through extensive publication, speaking and public service activities.

March, 2020 FROM SOCIETY of MANUFACTURING ENGINEERS NEWS

Read More
Kornel Ehmann

ASME Manufacturing Medal named after Kornel F. Ehmann

This award recognizes the best original paper or papers submitted to ASME and concerned with or related to micro- or nano-scale manufacturing processes or products. Candidate will be nominated by Journal of Micro and Nano Manufacturing associate editors. The winner will be selected by Manufacturing Engineering Award Committee.

March, 2020 FROM AMERICAN SOCIETY of MECHANICAL ENGINEERS NEWS

Read More
Leaf-inspired Surface Prevents Frost Formation

Leaf-inspired Surface Prevents Frost Formation

The new design could conserve energy used for defrosting airplanes, appliances, and more.

MAR 10, 2020 FROM NORTHWESTERN ENGINEERING NEWS

Read More
Data Centers Use Less Energy Than You Think

Data Centers Use Less Energy Than You Think

The new, comprehensive analysis presents a more nuanced view of global energy use, enabling researchers to make strategic policy recommendations for better managing energy use in the future.
FEB 27, 2020 FROM NORTHWESTERN ENGINEERING NEWS

Read More
New Method Offers More Stable, Efficient Electrocatalytic Reactions's Jiaxing Huang

New Method Offers More Stable, Efficient Electrocatalytic Reactions

By fluidizing catalyst particles in electrolyte instead of gluing them to electrodes, researchers made electrocatalytic reactions that are more efficient and longer lasting, which play an important role in energy storage.

FEB 10, 2020 FROM NORTHWESTERN ENGINEERING NEWS

Read More
Espinosa and Nocedal

Espinosa, Nocedal Elected to National Academy of Engineering

Professors Horacio Espinosa and Jorge Nocedal join alumni Latonia Harris, Gwynne Shotwell, and Stephan Biller in receiving one of the highest professional distinctions accorded to an engineer.

FEB 6, 2020 FROM NORTHWESTERN ENGINEERING NEWS

Read More
Neural Network Predicts Plasticity of Materials's Jian Cao

Neural Network Predicts Plasticity of Materials

A new neural network structure developed at Northwestern Engineering can predict the plasticity of materials, considering material’s microstructure better and faster than traditional approaches.

JAN 2, 2020 FROM NORTHWESTERN ENGINEERING NEWS

Read More
Watching Materials Crystallize

Watching Materials Crystallize

The new observations from Professor Erik Luijten could help scientists engineer new materials.

OCT 28, 2019 FROM NORTHWESTERN ENGINEERING NEWS

Read More
Kung and Odom

Kung, Odom Awarded American Chemical Society National Awards

Professor Harold Kung was selected for the George A. Olah Award in Hydrocarbon or Petroleum Chemistry, and Professor Teri Odom was selected for the American Chemical Society Award in Surface Chemistry.

SEP 3, 2019 FROM NORTHWESTERN ENGINEERING NEWS

Read More
Liu and Wertheim Honored with Presidential Early Career Awards Portraits

Liu and Wertheim Honored with Presidential Early Career Awards

Professors Han Liu and Jason Wertheim were amongst five Northwestern faculty members to earn the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE), the highest honor bestowed by the US government on young science and engineering professionals.

JUL 15, 2019 FROM NORTHWESTERN ENGINEERING NEWS

Read More
Jian Cao

Jian Cao Named Vannevar Bush Faculty Fellow

The highly competitive honor from the US Department of Defense includes a $3 million, five-year research grant.

MAY 6, 2019 FROM NORTHWESTERN ENGINEERING NEWS

Read More