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Category: Engineering

Pathbreaking catalysis center undergoes change — in leadership

Chemical engineer Justin Notestein named new CCSS director Justin M. Notestein, a professor of chemical and biological engineering at the McCormick School of Engineering...
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Northwestern is key partner in $115 million national center to build revolutionary quantum computer

Fermilab-led initiative — one of just five elite National Quantum Initiative centers funded by the DOE — includes an interdisciplinary team of Northwestern faculty...
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Novel chemical process aims for high-energy impact

The research builds on Northwestern Nobel laureate Fraser Stoddart’s seminal work on ‘molecular machines’ A team of Northwestern graduate and postdoctoral researchers within 2016...
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How Manmade Chemicals Alter Our Microbial World

At this month’s Science Café, McCormick’s Erica Hartmann reveals the life-or-death dynamics most of us can’t usually see — and why these matter for...
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Argonne-Northwestern Team Wins Technology Challenge

An extensive collaboration led by Argonne recently won the Inaugural SCinet Technology Challenge at the Supercomputing 19 conference by demonstrating real-time analysis of light source data...
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Northwestern Faculty Again Among World’s Most-Cited Thought Leaders

Latest Clarivate Analytics survey highlights University’s research eminence and influence, including cross-disciplinary strengths By Matt Golosinski This year, 32 faculty members affiliated with Northwestern...
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Students Play Key Part in Advancing Research Safety Excellence 

Student-led initiative and innovation continue into third year for Northwestern’s RSSI November 25, 2019 | By Roger Anderson With a new board, renewed funding,...
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How will Chicago Weather a Changing Climate?

Join environmental scientists Daniel Horton and Aaron Packman for a lay-friendly exploration of how large cities are responding to extreme weather Climate change is...
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Helix Magazine: A New Kind of Ice Age

How do you freeze specimens to observe them in a near-natural state? Are all plastics bad and should drinking straws be banned to save...
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Breaking into the Cell

Combining mathematics, physics, engineering, and molecular bioscience, Madhav Mani aspires to create a new language that will shape the study of multicellular development for...
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In Age of Robotics, Can Humans be Trusted?

Northwestern researchers design devices that learn from users Whether it’s the confidence in knowing a computer will start up when asked, or faith in...
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Thinking Small About Big Cities

Environmental nanoscientist explores how new materials may change the world — for better or worse Earth is home to trillions of renewable energy users....
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