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MatSE Assistant Professor Christopher Evans recently received a National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER Award.
Qian Chen has been awarded a grant from the American Chemical Society Petroleum Research Fund and a NSF CAREER award.
Abbamonte group achieves 1st-ever measurement of excitonium collective modes + 1st soft plasmon observation in any material
Read about the winners of our student contest in November!
Yuecheng “Peter” Zhou, Hyeongyun Cha, and Mayank Garg have been awarded PPG-MRL Graduate Research Assistantships.
Materials Science & Engineering Prof. Cecilia Leal and Hojun Kim develop large, crystalline lipid structure
Through the highly prestigious Packard Fellowship, Pinshane Huang will receive $875,000 over five years to pursue research.
University of Illinois researchers have developed a new technique for observing colloidal nanoparticles while they interact.
New center supported by a six-year, $15.6 million award from the National Science Foundation’s MRSEC, led by Nadya Mason.
Assistant Professor of Materials Science and Engineering Andre Schleife has been awarded a grant from the ACS PRF.
Assistant Professor of Materials Science and Engineering Christopher Evans has been awarded a $110,000 ACS PRF grant.
MRL is pleased to announce a recent gift of $50,000 from the PPG Foundation, which MRL will use for new grad research.
A Computational Materials Workshop will be held August 14-15 at NCSA.
Researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign are looking to speed up the materials-to-device process.
The Advanced Materials Characterization (AMC) workshop was a big hit this year.
Frederick Seitz Materials Research Laboratory (MRL) Hosts the Advanced Materials Characterization (AMC) Workshop
Nano- and molecular-scale electronics being imaged and researched at MRL by Pinshane Huang and students.
Physics Professor Smitha Vishveshwara created and led a course-based art exhibition at the Krannert Art Museum in April.
Researchers at the University of Illinois discover surprising interactions in nanoparticle building blocks.
Researchers at the University of Illinois have found a way to apply self-healing technology to lithium-ion batteries.