Pathbreaking catalysis center undergoes change — in leadership
Posted August 31, 2020
Chemical engineer Justin Notestein named new CCSS director Justin M. Notestein, a professor of chemical and biological engineering at the McCormick School of Engineering...
Northwestern is key partner in $115 million national center to build revolutionary quantum computer
Posted August 26, 2020
Fermilab-led initiative — one of just five elite National Quantum Initiative centers funded by the DOE — includes an interdisciplinary team of Northwestern faculty...
Novel chemical process aims for high-energy impact
Posted August 24, 2020
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...
How Manmade Chemicals Alter Our Microbial World
Posted February 14, 2020
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...
Argonne-Northwestern Team Wins Technology Challenge
Posted December 18, 2019
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...
Northwestern Faculty Again Among World’s Most-Cited Thought Leaders
Posted December 10, 2019
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...
Students Play Key Part in Advancing Research Safety Excellence
Posted November 25, 2019
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,...
How will Chicago Weather a Changing Climate?
Posted October 16, 2019
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...
Helix Magazine: A New Kind of Ice Age
Posted August 15, 2018
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...
Breaking into the Cell
Posted February 14, 2018
Combining mathematics, physics, engineering, and molecular bioscience, Madhav Mani aspires to create a new language that will shape the study of multicellular development for...
In Age of Robotics, Can Humans be Trusted?
Posted August 10, 2017
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...
Thinking Small About Big Cities
Posted June 9, 2017
Environmental nanoscientist explores how new materials may change the world — for better or worse Earth is home to trillions of renewable energy users....