The Daily Northwestern

Company with Northwestern roots wins Clean Energy Award with product that reduces food waste

Nora Shelly, Assistant City Editor

April 24, 2016

Hazel Technologies, a corporation with roots in a Northwestern classroom, won the Illinois Clean Energy Fund Award earlier this month for its product that slows down food aging. The award, which comes with a $500,000 prize,...

Northwestern inventors create running-powered cell phone charger

Jordan Harrison, Assistant Campus Editor

April 10, 2014

Three Northwestern doctoral candidates recently invented a device with the ability to capture kinetic energy from movement in order to charge cell phones. Tejas Shastry, Alex Smith and Michael Geier, doctoral candidates in...