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Physics Professor Smitha Vishveshwara created and led a course-based art exhibition at the Krannert Art Museum in April.
Researchers at the University of Illinois discover surprising interactions in nanoparticle building blocks.
Researchers at the University of Illinois have found a way to apply self-healing technology to lithium-ion batteries.
The process that makes gold-plated jewelry or chrome car accents is now making powerful lithium-ion batteries.
Vidya Madhavan, a physics professor and member of MRL, led experiments on the electronic properties of this material.
Prof. Jeffrey Moore was elected to the National Academy of Sciences, one of the highest professional honors for scientists.
MRL is very happy to announce a new high-energy ion-beam accelerator has been added and is available for use.
Research being done at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is making lifesaving chemical detection a possibility.
DSSG is a program of education and study introducing outstanding science and engineering professors to U.S. security issues.
Researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have uncovered laser light that alters metal magnetization.
The awardees receive $15,000 for their research in this highly competitive program.
The U.S. Department of Defense announced it is issuing 23 research awards totaling $163 million to academic institutions.
This lifetime appointment by the MRS seeks to recognize outstanding members making ongoing, distinguished contributions.
This award, from the Microscopy Society of America (MSA), represents a major recognition by the winner’s colleagues.
Two assistant professors in materials science and engineering recently received NSF CAREER awards for new research.
With guidance from the MRL and other scientists and engineers across campus, these young students built—and broke—bridges.
Big, energy-saving changes with big benefits are happening within MRL.
Professor Prashant Jain's research group found that ultrasmall nanoclusters could help next-gen lithium ion batteries.
Pinshane Huang is inspiring the next generation of scientists through the Museum of Science and Industry in Manchester.
Cellphones and other devices could soon be controlled with touchless gestures and charge themselves using ambient light.