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Jifu Tan, assistant professor for the Department of Mechanical Engineering explains the features of the cardiovascular system from his abstract on his computer. Tan was awarded the National Science Foundations Faculty Early Career Development award for his abstract on modeling and predicting blood clot formation. (Rachel Cormier | Northern Star)

Mechanical Engineering professor awarded NSF grant

By Rachel Cormier, News Reporter | April 9, 2024

DeKALB – Heart disease is the leading cause of death for men and women in the United States, according to the CDC, but the real mastermind behind these cardiovascular diseases is blood clots. Jifu Tan, an assistant professor for the Department of Mechanical...

Meteorology students aide in government-funded atmospheric research study

By Taher Zeitoun | February 10, 2019

DeKALB — The Federal Aviation Association [FAA] and The National Center for Atmospheric Research [NCAR] are working with NIU meteorology students for the first time to conduct an atmospheric research study.NCAR Associate Scientist Scott Landolt said...

Gavin Weaver | Northern Star Betty Corns Math 110 students take
notes in Montgomery Auditorium Wednesday afternoon.

NIU gets $2 million grant

By Drew Veskauf | September 14, 2011

For the next five years, NIU will be the recipient of a $2 million grant provided by the National Science Foundation (NSF). The initiative is planned to expand studies within the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) majors and to support...