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Small Things Considered at MRL

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 15:30   Nano- and molecular-scale electronics being imaged and researched at MRL by Pinshane Huang and students.
Cecilia Leal, left, and graduate student Hojun Kim

Large, crystalline lipid scaffolds bring new possibilities to protein, drug research

Wed, 10/18/2017 - 07:08   Materials Science & Engineering Prof. Cecilia Leal and Hojun Kim develop large, crystalline lipid structure
Assistant Professor in Materials Science and Engineering Pinshane Huang

Materials Science and Engineering Assistant Professor Pinshane Huang Awarded 2017 Packard Fellowship

Mon, 10/16/2017 - 03:31   Through the highly prestigious Packard Fellowship, Pinshane Huang will receive $875,000 over five years to pursue research.
Juyeong Kim, Zihao Ou and Materials Science and Engineering Prof. Qian Chen

Tiny aquariums put nanoparticle self-assembly on display

Thu, 10/05/2017 - 07:36   University of Illinois researchers have developed a new technique for observing colloidal nanoparticles while they interact.
Nadya Mason, professor of physics, has been selected to lead the MRSEC.

$15.6M Materials Research Center to revolutionize computer memory and wearable medical devices

Mon, 09/18/2017 - 05:58   New center supported by a six-year, $15.6 million award from the National Science Foundation’s MRSEC, led by Nadya Mason.
Assistant Professor of Materials Science and Engineering Andre Schleife

Schleife’s ACS PRF Award to Help with High-temperature Corrosion Resistance

Fri, 09/15/2017 - 12:07   Assistant Professor of Materials Science and Engineering Andre Schleife has been awarded a grant from the ACS PRF.
Assistant Professor of Materials Science and Engineering Chris Evans

Evans’ ACS PRF Award to Aid in Low-Energy, Low-Cost Polymer Membranes

Mon, 08/21/2017 - 08:28   Assistant Professor of Materials Science and Engineering Christopher Evans has been awarded a $110,000 ACS PRF grant.
Frederick Seitz Materials Research Lab (MRL)

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.

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