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Publication honors Rogers' ultrathin electronic device that can stretch and bend with human skin
John A. Rogers named to Nature magazine’s “10 who mattered this year” for taking innovations from ideas to prototypes
Dow Chemical has increased its investment in traditional engineering education by providing $25 million per year.
Engineers develop ultrathin device that sticks to skin like a temporary tattoo.
Researcher at UofI have demonstrated the first optoelectronically active 3-D photonic crystal.
John Rogers wins Lemelson-MIT Prize for outstanding innovation and creativity.
Program aims to strengthen America's scientific workforce and focus scientists on critical mission areas.
The batteries in Illinois professor Paul Braun's lab look like any others, but they pack a surprise inside.
Nadya Mason led a team that isolated unique electron bound states that form in graphene-superconductor junctions.
John Rogers elected to the NAE for his pioneering work: "For novel electronic and optoelectronic devices and systems."
Steve Granick's research group has developed tiny, simple spheres that self-assemble into intricate and useful structures.
Raffi Budakian uses state-of-the-art nanofabrication to observe fractional vortex states in strontium ruthenate oxide.
Steve Granick and colleagues have demonstrated bio-inspired structures that self-assemble from spherical building blocks.
MRL Principal Investigator Peter Abbamonte imaged the dynamical screening of charge in a freestanding graphene sheet.
Rogers and Li are exploring lower-cost ways to manufacture gallium arsenide thin films for compund semiconductor production.
Wiley VCH journal Advanced Materials has issued a March 2010 special issue focusing on the Materials Research Laboratory.
Lewis, Nuzzo, Roger and colleagues have delveloped a technique for fabricating 3-D, single-crystalline silicon structures.
MRL Principal Investigator Prof. John Rogers (MatSE) has been named a 2009 MacArthur Fellow.
John Rogers and colleagues have created a new process for producing of ultrathin, ultrasmall inorganic light-emitting diodes.
A novel nano-positioning stage for electron microscopy co-invented by MRL staff have been awarded an '09 R&D 100 Award.