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MRL Announces New PPG-MRL Graduate Research Award Program

Thu, 08/03/2017 - 05:51   MRL is pleased to announce a recent gift of $50,000 from the PPG Foundation, which MRL will use for new grad research.
A Computational Materials Workshop will be held August 14-15 at NCSA.

Workshop to feature experts in data science, multiscale modeling

Tue, 08/01/2017 - 11:41   A Computational Materials Workshop will be held August 14-15 at NCSA.
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Illinois researchers build Dropbox-like storage, analytical system for scientific data

Tue, 06/20/2017 - 05:36   Researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign are looking to speed up the materials-to-device process.
Approximately 250 from across universities and industry came to AMC 2017.

2017 Advanced Materials Characterization (AMC) Workshop a Big Hit

Mon, 06/19/2017 - 04:58   The Advanced Materials Characterization (AMC) workshop was a big hit this year.
Tutorials will be taking place all day June 6th and 7th as part of the workshop.

It's Here: Advanced Materials Characterization Workshop 2017

Tue, 06/06/2017 - 03:53   Frederick Seitz Materials Research Laboratory (MRL) Hosts the Advanced Materials Characterization (AMC) Workshop
MatSE sophomore Daniel Vaz studies 2D materials at MRL.

Small Things Considered at MRL

Mon, 06/05/2017 - 08:19   Nano- and molecular-scale electronics being imaged and researched at MRL by Pinshane Huang and students.
An exhibit in the Art in Physics course-related exhibit at Krannert Art Museum.

Where the Arts Meet Physics: A Class, An Exhibition, An Amazing Learning Experience

Wed, 05/24/2017 - 07:39   Physics Professor Smitha Vishveshwara created and led a course-based art exhibition at the Krannert Art Museum in April.
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Playing with Nanoparticle Legos: Polymorphism in Nanoantenna Arrays

Tue, 05/16/2017 - 04:33   Researchers at the University of Illinois discover surprising interactions in nanoparticle building blocks.
Illinois professors Nancy Sottos and Scott White.

Self-healing tech charges up performance for silicon-containing battery anodes

Mon, 05/15/2017 - 09:32   Researchers at the University of Illinois have found a way to apply self-healing technology to lithium-ion batteries.
Illinois professor Paul Braun and Hailong Ning, Xerion Advanced Battery Corp.

Electroplating delivers high-energy, high-power batteries

Fri, 05/12/2017 - 11:37   The process that makes gold-plated jewelry or chrome car accents is now making powerful lithium-ion batteries.
Vidya Madhavan, a professor of physics at the University of Illinois MRL

New understanding of superconductor’s 'normal' state may open the way to solving longstanding puzzle

Thu, 05/11/2017 - 05:10   Vidya Madhavan, a physics professor and member of MRL, led experiments on the electronic properties of this material.
Professor Jeffrey Moore / Photo by Brian Stauffer

Jeffrey Moore Elected to National Academy of Sciences

Thu, 05/04/2017 - 06:27   Prof. Jeffrey Moore was elected to the National Academy of Sciences, one of the highest professional honors for scientists.
CEE Ph.D. student Lauren Valentino uses the Pelletron for RBS analysis.

New NEC Pelletron for RBS Analysis Has Its First User

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 10:17   MRL is very happy to announce a new high-energy ion-beam accelerator has been added and is available for use.
Dr. Mohammad Ali and MRL Director Professor Paul Braun

Directed Molecular Transport: Exciting News for Chemical Detection

Wed, 04/26/2017 - 03:54   Research being done at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is making lifesaving chemical detection a possibility.
Physics Professor Nadya Mason

Physics Professor Nadya Mason Selected for 2018-19 Defense Science Study Group (DSSG)

Mon, 04/24/2017 - 10:02   DSSG is a program of education and study introducing outstanding science and engineering professors to U.S. security issues.

Addressing Fundamental Limits of Ultrafast Devices at the University of Illinois

Fri, 04/21/2017 - 15:45   Researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have uncovered laser light that alters metal magnetization.
Professor David Cahill, Department Head of Materials Science and Engineering

Addressing Fundamental Limits of Ultrafast Devices at the University of Illinois

Fri, 04/21/2017 - 03:58   Researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have uncovered laser light that alters metal magnetization.
Assistant Professor of Materials Science and Engineering Pinshane Huang

Materials Science and Engineering Assistant Professor Pinshane Huang Receives 3M 2017 Non-Tenured Faculty Award

Wed, 04/19/2017 - 06:24   The awardees receive $15,000 for their research in this highly competitive program.
MRL one of 23 teams awarded MURI research awards from the Dept. of Defense

MRL a Part of Team to Receive MURI Award from the Department of Defense

Fri, 04/14/2017 - 09:15   The U.S. Department of Defense announced it is issuing 23 research awards totaling $163 million to academic institutions.
Cathy Murphy, MRS Fellow Class of 2017

MRL Associate Director Catherine Jones Murphy Named MRS Fellow

Wed, 04/12/2017 - 09:31   This lifetime appointment by the MRS seeks to recognize outstanding members making ongoing, distinguished contributions.

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