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Motivated By Family, Illinois Innovation Prize Winner Helps Create Flexible Piezoelectric Energy Device

Thu, 06/05/2014 - 04:33   Canan Dagdeviren has always been interested in science.
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Controlling thermal conductivities can improve energy storage

Thu, 06/05/2014 - 03:50   Controlling the flow of heat through materials is important for many technologies.
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Cu-Ag alloy wears itself well

Sun, 04/27/2014 - 18:00   Friction between metallic materials can cause severe damage, leading to surface wear and ultimately even failure.
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Shoemaker receives DOE Early Career Research award

Sun, 02/09/2014 - 05:12   Shoemaker receives DOE Early Career Research award
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Four faculty elected to National Academy of Sciences

Wed, 01/29/2014 - 06:32   Four faculty elected to National Academy of Sciences
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Atoms in a nanocrystals cooperate, much like biomolecules

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 10:01   Researchers have long thought that biological molecules and synthetic nanocrystals were similar only in size.
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Illinois professor Lane Martin earns Presidential Early Career Award

Fri, 01/10/2014 - 09:38   This is the highest honor bestowed by the United States Government on science and engineering professionals.
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Sun, 11/24/2013 - 19:00   A scientist takes computing power under the skin.

John A. Rogers wins American Ingenuity Award from Smithsonian Magazine

Tue, 11/19/2013 - 18:00   John A. Rogers, a pioneer in flexible, stretchable electronics, has been given a 2013 American Ingenuity Award

Refined materials provide booster shot for solar energy conversion

Sun, 11/17/2013 - 18:00   If you want to get the most out of the sun, you have to improve the performance of the materials used.

Scientists develop heat-resistant materials that could vastly improve solar cell efficiency

Tue, 10/15/2013 - 18:00   Scientists have created a heat-resistant thermal emitter that could significantly improve the efficiency of solar cells.

New microfluidic approach for the directed assembly of functional materials

Sun, 10/06/2013 - 18:00   U of I researchers have developed a new approach with applications in materials development for energy capture and storage

A new paradigm for nanoscale resolution MRI has been experimentally achieved

Thu, 09/26/2013 - 18:00   Significant advancement in MRI sensitivity has been acheived by a team of researchers

Using high-performance computer modeling, Ertekin is discovering new materials and energy sources

Thu, 09/19/2013 - 17:00   While wind and solar are in vogue as alternative means to produce energy, researchers are also discovering new energy sources

Invention jet prints nanostructures with self-assembling material

Tue, 09/17/2013 - 18:00   Advanced ink-jet printing involves copolymers that can spontaneously form ultrafine structures.

Three engineering faculty members named to Center for Advanced Study

Wed, 08/28/2013 - 12:00   The Center for Advanced Study announced nine new appointments to its permanent faculty; three from the College of Engineering

Magnetic charge crystals imaged in artificial spin ice

Sun, 08/25/2013 - 17:00   A team of scientists has reported direct visualization of magnetic charge crystallization in an artificial spin ice material.

Rogers’ flexible electronics "covered" in Discover magazine

Wed, 08/14/2013 - 06:00   The cover story of the September issue of Discover magazine highlights the work of Illinois professor John A. Rogers.

Bashir to head Illinois' Department of Bioengineering

Tue, 06/25/2013 - 08:55   Rashid Bashir, director of the Micro and Nanotechnology Laboratory at UIUC, to be the next head of the Dept of Bioengineering

Andreas C Cangellaris to lead U of I College of Engineering

Fri, 06/21/2013 - 04:38   Andreas C. Cangellaris, the head of the ECE department at UIUC will be the new dean for the College of Engineering.