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Sep
11
2018

From waste to resources: New energy for Rotterdam

11:45 AM - 1:15 PM, Off-Campus

The largest port city in Europe, the City of Rotterdam, has a culture of embracing novel ideas from around the world. As the city continues to reinvent itself with a focus on relevance and resilience, it has become a hub [...]

Sep
16
2018

National Drive Electric Week Event - Evanston

12:00 PM - 4:00 PM, Off-Campus

Curious about electric vehicles (EVs) and want to learn more? Register to attend this FREE and informative event. EV owners will show you their vehicles, share personal driving experiences and answer your questions. Some will offer test rides. EV's are quiet, [...]

Sep
21
2018

Contribute to #SkyDayProject Web-based Art Exhibition

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Online

Join Chicago artist Ben Whitehouse and Northwestern University climate scientist Daniel Horton, Ph.D., in co-creating a sky mosaic that represents our shared connection to the earth. Simultaneously tweet your photo—along with other participants from around the world—to create an ongoing, web-based [...]

Sep
24
2018

Communicating climate change: The power of visual storytelling

5:15 PM - 7:00 PM, Off-Campus

Climate change has commanded global attention for decades – but critical solutions at scale have yet to be implemented. While policy and protest continue to dominate the dialogue, photographers and documentarians have witnessed the extraordinary effects of climate change on [...]

Sep
26
2018

Delta Institute 20th Anniversary Celebration

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM, Off-Campus

Please join us for an amazing evening on a Near North Side rooftop filled with live music, gourmet dishes, and the gorgeous Chicago skyline! Whether it's a photoshoot, enjoying beer served from a Kegway, or connecting with those working to [...]

Sep
28
2018

Cyclotron Road and Chain Reaction Innovations Fellowships Seminar

11:30 AM - 1:30 PM, Evanston

"Cyclotron Road and Chain Reaction Innovations – offer fellowships for hard-tech innovators interested in driving their concepts from lab to market" Abstract: The science-to-product gap for hard technology is real. Our current innovation centers —within academia, corporate R&D, and startups—are not [...]

Oct
2
2018

Materials Science and Engineering Fall Colloquium Series

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, Evanston

Materials Science and Engineering Fall Colloquium Series will be hosting Prof. Yi Cui of Stanford University. Cui's is interested in a broad range of nanoscale properties including electronic, photonic, electrochemical, mechanical, catalytic and interfacial properties. Understanding these properties has important technological implications [...]

Oct
4
2018

Chicago Council on Science and Technology Fall Social

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM, Off-Campus

Join us for Science, a Raffle, and Prizes! Come check out one of Chicago's most well-known breweries and mingle with other STEM enthusiasts and professionals! Join the C2ST crew for a light-hearted evening of craft brews, raffles, and prizes. Tickets and space [...]

Oct
5
2018

CCSS Seminar (Guest Speaker TBA)

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, Evanston

  The Center for Catalysis and Surface Science (CCSS) is a strategic research center within the Institute for Sustainability and Energy at Northwestern (ISEN). CCSS promotes interdisciplinary research fundamental to the discovery and atomistically-controlled synthesis of catalysts that optimize the sustainability [...]

Oct
23
2018

Materials Science and Engineering Fall Colloquium Series

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM, Evanston

Materials Science and Engineering Fall Colloquium Series will be hosting Prof. Linsey Seitz of Nothwestern University. Research in the Seitz lab focuses on fundamental understanding of catalytic reactions and materials using insights from electrochemistry and spectroscopy towards the development of catalysts with [...]

Oct
30
2018

Global Plastics Summit (Chicago)

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Off-Campus

At the Global Plastics Summit by IHS Markit and the Plastics Industry Association, 300 industry decision makers gather together to network, inspire one another, and gain a comprehensive view with which to navigate the complex, ever-changing global plastics industry. This conference [...]

Oct
31
2018

Global Plastics Summit (Chicago)

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Off-Campus

At the Global Plastics Summit by IHS Markit and the Plastics Industry Association, 300 industry decision makers gather together to network, inspire one another, and gain a comprehensive view with which to navigate the complex, ever-changing global plastics industry. This conference [...]

Nov
1
2018

Global Plastics Summit (Chicago)

8:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Off-Campus

At the Global Plastics Summit by IHS Markit and the Plastics Industry Association, 300 industry decision makers gather together to network, inspire one another, and gain a comprehensive view with which to navigate the complex, ever-changing global plastics industry. This conference [...]

Nov
6
2018

CCSS Seminar (Veronique Van Speybroek)

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, Evanston

Prof. Veronique Van SpeybroekGhent University, Belgium Noon in Ryan 4003 Tuesday 11/6/2018Prof. Veronique Van SpeybroekGhent University, Belgium Noon in Ryan 4003 Tuesday 11/6/2018 The Center for Catalysis and Surface Science (CCSS) is a strategic research center within the Institute for Sustainability [...]

Nov
9
2018

The frack track to energy, money, and influence?

11:45 AM - 1:15 PM, Off-Campus

An energy-independent US could be on the horizon – in large part due to the rise of fracking technology that continues to challenge the global supply of oil and gas. The prospect of this independence could destabilize energy-exporters like Russia [...]

Nov
14
2018

GreenBuild International Conference and Expo

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Off-Campus

Greenbuild is the world's largest conference and expo dedicated to green building. The ideals and passion of the green building community come alive at Greenbuild. The buzz is contagious. Greenbuild brings together industry leaders, experts and frontline professionals dedicated to [...]

Nov
15
2018

GreenBuild International Conference and Expo

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Off-Campus

Greenbuild is the world's largest conference and expo dedicated to green building. The ideals and passion of the green building community come alive at Greenbuild. The buzz is contagious. Greenbuild brings together industry leaders, experts and frontline professionals dedicated to [...]

Nov
16
2018

GreenBuild International Conference and Expo

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Off-Campus

Greenbuild is the world's largest conference and expo dedicated to green building. The ideals and passion of the green building community come alive at Greenbuild. The buzz is contagious. Greenbuild brings together industry leaders, experts and frontline professionals dedicated to [...]

Dec
7
2018

CCSS Seminar (Guest Speaker TBA)

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, Evanston

  The Center for Catalysis and Surface Science (CCSS) is a strategic research center within the Institute for Sustainability and Energy at Northwestern (ISEN). CCSS promotes interdisciplinary research fundamental to the discovery and atomistically-controlled synthesis of catalysts that optimize the sustainability [...]

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