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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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The Body Electric

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.

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