Materials Research Laboratory at Illinois


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Assistant Professor in Materials Science and Engineering Pinshane Huang
This award, from the Microscopy Society of America (MSA), represents a major recognition by the winner’s colleagues.
Jessica Krogstad, assistant professor of materials science and engineering
Two assistant professors in materials science and engineering recently received NSF CAREER awards for new research.
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With guidance from the MRL and other scientists and engineers across campus, these young students built—and broke—bridges.

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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.