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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Charles Kuehmann (McCormick ‘94) speaks at Ryan Family Auditorium in the Technological Institute Thursday. He is the vice president of materials engineering at SpaceX and Tesla.

McCormick alumnus explores electric car technology, space research during talk

October 14, 2016

SpaceX and Tesla executive Charles Kuehmann (McCormick ‘94) spoke to faculty and students Thursday about innovations in technology, such as electric cars and space exploration. Kuehmann is the vice...

National leaders in aerospace, investment among those appointed to Northwestern Board of Trustees

August 18, 2016

The world’s 76th most powerful woman, the former CEO of a major American conglomerate and the president of a Chinese-based auto-parts behemoth are among six new members of the Northwestern University...

Charles Kuehmann

Northwestern alumnus starts new adventure as Tesla, SpaceX vice president of materials engineering

March 4, 2016

Charles Kuehmann was born into a family of entrepreneurs. His great grandfather owned Kuehmann Potato Chips, a late 1800s snack operation, and his father operated a marina along the Colorado River. To...

President Morton Schapiro and other administrators stand with SpaceX President Gwynne Shotwell, the recipient of an annual award from the Alumnae of Northwestern University. Shotwell has worked at SpaceX, a private space exploration company, since 2002.

SpaceX president returns to campus for 2015 Alumnae Award

November 13, 2015

Gwynne Shotwell (McCormick ’86, ’88) cites Queen Elizabeth as her hero and Margaret George, writer of historical fiction, as her favorite author. As the president of a company that looks to the future,...

Pinto: Why you should care about investment in space technology

Pinto: Why you should care about investment in space technology

January 20, 2015

In the past few days, reports of a $1 billion investment by Google Inc. and Fidelity Investments in Elon Musk’s SpaceX has been making headlines. According to these reports, Google is planning to...

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