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Slichter to Receive 2007 National Medal of Science

Mon, 08/25/2008 - 18:00   Prof. Charles Slichter has been selected as a recipient of the 2007 National Medal of Science, awarded by the President.

Nature: Stretchable Silicon Camera Next Step to Artificial Retina

Wed, 08/06/2008 - 15:00   Rogers and collaborators combined stretchable optoelectronics and biologically inspired design to create a hemispherical eye.

Moore Elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Sun, 04/27/2008 - 18:00   Prof. Jeffrey Moore has been elected as a fellow to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences among 190 new members for 2008.

Rogers Appointed as First Chair for Engineering Innovation

Sun, 04/27/2008 - 18:00   Rogers appointed the first Lee J. Flory — Founder Chair in Engineering Innovation, with an investiture to be held in the fall

Spring Awards to MRL Researchers

Thu, 04/17/2008 - 14:00   A number of awards have been garnered by MRL researchers in the spring of 2008.

Science: Foldable and Stretchable, Silicon Circuits Conform to Many Shapes

Thu, 03/27/2008 - 15:00   Rogers improved upon his group's ground-breaking "wavy" silicon designs, creating a sophisticated, flexible circuit.

New Kind of Transistor Radios Show Capability of Nanotube Technology

Sun, 01/27/2008 - 18:00   Rogers and collaborators built the world's first all-nanotube transistor radios, demonstrating their novel growth technique.

Suslick Receives 2007 Sir George Stokes Medal

Thu, 11/08/2007 - 18:00   Kenneth Suslick has been awarded the 2007 Sir George Stokes Medal by the Royal Society of Chemistry for his contributions.

MRL Joins DOE Solar America Initiative

Thu, 11/08/2007 - 18:00   An MRL proposal led by John Rogers as PI and co-PIs Ralph Nuzzo and Jennifer Lewis has been selected for funding.

MRL Staff Volunteers on Solar Decathlon Project

Sun, 10/14/2007 - 17:00   MRL staff member Steve Burdin has volunteered many hours helping Illinois' entry into the Solar Decatholon.

Schweizer Awarded 2008 APS Polymer Physics Prize

Sun, 09/30/2007 - 18:00   Kenneth Schweizer has been recognized as the 2008 recipient of the Polymer Physics Prize of the American Physical Society.

TEAM Microscope Demonstrates Record 0.5Å Spatial Resolution

Mon, 09/10/2007 - 18:00   FS-MRL and partners have met a major goal ahead of schedule.

Nature Materials: Improved E-jet Printing Provides Higher Resolution and More Versatility

Thu, 09/06/2007 - 16:00   Rogers and colleagues created superior methods for liquid printing by using nanoscale nozzles.

Science: Ultrafast Laser Spectrometer Measures Heat Flow Through Molecules

Wed, 08/08/2007 - 18:00   Work by Professors Dana Dlott & David Cahill to develop an ultrafast thermal measurement technique

Rogers Bestowed the 2007 Baekeland Award

Wed, 08/01/2007 - 17:00   Rogers selected to receive the 2007 Baekeland Award, presented by the North Jersey Section of the American Chemical Society.

Lewis Named Director of Materials Research Laboratory

Tue, 07/17/2007 - 18:00   Professor Jennifer A. Lewis (MatSE) has been named the sixth director of the Seitz Materials Research Laboratory.

Inverse Woodpile Structure has Extremely Large Photonic Band Gap

Mon, 05/21/2007 - 17:00   Paul Braun and Jennifer Lewis describe the fabrication and optical properties of a germanium inverse woodpile structure.

Rogers Group Introduces 'Wavy' Silicon

Mon, 05/14/2007 - 16:00   By applying sheets of Si to a stretched rubber sheet, the silicon can be buckled into previously unseen geometries.

New model describes avalanche behavior of superfluid helium

Mon, 04/23/2007 - 18:00   Illinois researchers have constructed a model that describes avalanche-like, phase-slip cascades in the superflow of helium.

Theory Predicts Aging Process In DVDs, Plexiglas, Other Polymer Glasses

Sun, 04/22/2007 - 18:00   Prof. Kenneth Schweizer, group develops a theory that predicts how some materials age.