Materials Research Laboratory at Illinois


Current News

Assistant Professor Shoemaker
Shoemaker receives DOE Early Career Research award
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Combining 3D holographic lithography and 2D photolithography researchers have demonstrated a high-performance 3D microbattery
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Four faculty elected to National Academy of Sciences

Awards and Honors

  • John A. Rogers, a pioneer in flexible, stretchable electronics, has been given a 2013 American Ingenuity Award

  • Nigel Goldenfeld, John Rogers and Klaus Schulten named to Center for Advanced Study

  • John Rogers named Swanlund Chair


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Our facilities contain cutting-edge research instruments with dedicated staff and opportunities for expert collaboration.

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We are at the forefront of interdisciplinary research in materials science, with top-notch faculty, students and facilities.