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

Filed under Arts and Technology (City), City

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

Filed under Campus

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...