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Bug's view inspires new digital camera's unique imaging capabilities

Wed, 05/01/2013 - 08:38   Technology offers wide-angle fields of view, with low aberrations, high acuity to motion, and nearly infinite depth of field.

Small in size, big on power: New microbatteries a boost for electronics

Tue, 04/16/2013 - 10:23   Though they be but little, they are fierce.

Interdisciplinary team demonstrates superconducting qualities of topological insulators

Wed, 04/10/2013 - 09:49   Findings may prove useful in search for elusive Majorana quasiparticle.

Stretchable battery for flexible circuits

Thu, 02/28/2013 - 07:42   Researchers have developed stretchable batteries that can be used to power a new generation of flexible electronics.

Five named to Swanlund Chairs, campus's premier endowed recognition

Mon, 12/03/2012 - 18:00   Five professors at the University of Illinois have been named Swanlund Chairs, the highest endowed title on the Urbana campus

Illinois partners with DOE, Argonne to establish "batteries and energy storage hub"

Mon, 12/03/2012 - 05:07   Urbana faculty on the project include Jeff Moore, Andrew Gewirth, Ralph Nuzzo, Jennifer Lewis and Paul Braun are all MRL PI's

Six professors at Illinois named 2012 AAAS fellows

Thu, 11/29/2012 - 05:04   Six faculty at the U of I have been named 2012 fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science

New structures self-assemble in synchronized dance

Wed, 11/21/2012 - 04:23   With self-assembly and synchronization, a new class of materials forms dynamic, moving structures

Rogers to head Materials Research Laboratory

Mon, 10/22/2012 - 10:31   John A. Rogers has been named director of the Frederick Seitz Materials Research Laboratory (MRL)

Lewis Recognized as Materials Research Society Medalist

Mon, 10/22/2012 - 05:43  

Jennifer Lewis was cited for her pioneering contributions in the design and architectural assembly of viscoelastic inks.

Two engineering faculty members recognized with NIH Awards

Fri, 10/05/2012 - 03:17   UIUC Engineering faculty members Sua Myong and John A. Rogers receive NIH awards to pursue visionary science.

Next up: Environmentally safe electronics that also vanish in the body

Mon, 10/01/2012 - 04:13   Dissolvable electronics could be used inside the body

Granick recognized with ACS colloid science award

Sun, 08/26/2012 - 18:00   Steve Granick has been recognized as the 2013 recipient of the Colloid and Surface Chemistry Award of the ACS.

Lewis elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Tue, 04/17/2012 - 08:21   Professor, MRL director among members honored for 'outstanding leadership and scholarship'

Martin receives 2012 Career Award

Fri, 02/10/2012 - 03:36   Assistant professor, MRL affiliate garners nod from National Science Foundation (NSF)

Particle-Free Silver Ink Prints Small, High-Performance Electronics

Wed, 01/25/2012 - 10:10   Illinois' Lewis, researchers develop a reactive silver ink for printing high-performance electronics on low-cost materials

Smart Skin Named To Science News Of The Year List

Thu, 01/12/2012 - 04:20   Publication honors Rogers' ultrathin electronic device that can stretch and bend with human skin

Rogers Named One Of Nature's '10 Who Mattered This Year'

Fri, 01/06/2012 - 04:49   John A. Rogers named to Nature magazine’s “10 who mattered this year” for taking innovations from ideas to prototypes

Dow Commits $25 Million per Year to Advance R&D in Leading U.S. Universities

Tue, 10/04/2011 - 05:07   Dow Chemical has increased its investment in traditional engineering education by providing $25 million per year.

Science: Smart Skin- Electronics That Stick and Stretch Like a Temporary Tattoo

Wed, 08/10/2011 - 16:00   Engineers develop ultrathin device that sticks to skin like a temporary tattoo.