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Latest Robert R. McCormick School of Engineering and Applied Science Stories

2011-02-18 17:15:42

For Northwestern University's Karen Smilowitz, the term "industrial engineering" is a bit of a misnomer.

2009-06-09 09:18:37

To engineering students, scenes like these might sound familiar: students splitting up group projects so they don’t have to work together. One student bragging that he did the problem without following the directions but still got the right answer.


Word of the Day
definiens
  • The word or words serving to define another word or expression, as in a dictionary entry.
The word 'definiens' comes from the Latin word 'definire', 'to define'.
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