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  • May 26, 2009
    Lester M. Cohen, a BS'73 and MS'77 graduate in civil engineering, has been selected to receive a NASA Distinguished Public Service Medal for his work on the James Webb Space Telescope program.
    Civil & Environmental Engineering
  • May 26, 2009
    Winslow Sargeant, an '86 graduate with a bachelors’s degree in electrical engineering, has been nominated by President Barack Obama to serve as Chief Counsel for Advocacy at the Small Business Administration. Dr. Sargeant is currently the managing director of Madison-based Venture Investors.
    Electrical & Computer Engineering
  • May 15, 2009
    ECE Assistant Professor Mehmet Dokmeci has developed a method of using Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes (SWNT) on complementary metal oxide semiconductor (CMOS) circuitry that will lead to the creation of new sensor systems.
    Electrical & Computer Engineering
  • May 15, 2009
    April Gu, Assistant Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering is calculating toxicity levels of pollutants in water samples using prokaryotic real-time gene expressions.
    Civil & Environmental Engineering
  • May 11, 2009
    Using low L/D aspect ratios, MIE Assistant Professor Yung Joon Jung and his graduate students, have demonstrated the benefits of using nanocups and ring geometries.
    Mechanical & Industrial Engineering
  • May 5, 2009
    Sean Mayo, a 2009 graduate of ECE, using the experiences he gained from the classroom and coop, has landed himself a dream job at Apple. He already has several patents from working there on his last coop. Sean was recently awarded the William Jefferson Alcott Award for his outstanding performances.
    Electrical & Computer Engineering
  • April 30, 2009
    The NSF ADVANCE grant will help increase the number of women in academic science and engineering careers.
    Bioengineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil & Environmental Engineering, Electrical & Computer Engineering, Mechanical & Industrial Engineering
  • April 30, 2009
    John Oldham, a Chemical Engineering PhD student, is the recipient of the Dissertation Writing Fellowship for the 2009 Summer Semester. The award is sponsored by the Office of the Provost and offers financial support to Ph.D. candidates so they may spend their final semester writing.
    Chemical Engineering
  • April 29, 2009
    NU researchers from Chemical Engineering have found that using potassium on the surface of nanotubes can significantly enhance the performance of the solar cells.
    Chemical Engineering
  • April 29, 2009
    Yaman Yener, Associate Dean and Director of the Graduate School has been elected a Fellow of ASEE. The fellow grade is conferred upon an active member of ASEE who has been a member for at least 10 years, in recognition of outstanding contributions to engineering or engineering technology education.
    Mechanical & Industrial Engineering

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