Materials Research Laboratory at Illinois


Current News

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Researchers, lead by John Rogers, have invented simple routes to complex classes of 3D micro/nanostructures.
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Two MRL alumni are among those named to Forbes lists of 30 Under 30, in areas of Science and Manufacturing & Industry

Awards and Honors

  • John A. Rogers, a pioneer in flexible, stretchable electronics, has been given a 2013 American Ingenuity Award

  • Nigel Goldenfeld, John Rogers and Klaus Schulten named to Center for Advanced Study

  • John Rogers named Swanlund Chair


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Our facilities contain cutting-edge research instruments with dedicated staff and opportunities for expert collaboration.

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We are at the forefront of interdisciplinary research in materials science, with top-notch faculty, students and facilities.