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The U.S. Department of Defense announced it is issuing 23 research awards totaling $163 million to academic institutions.
This lifetime appointment by the MRS seeks to recognize outstanding members making ongoing, distinguished contributions.
This award, from the Microscopy Society of America (MSA), represents a major recognition by the winner’s colleagues.
Two assistant professors in materials science and engineering recently received NSF CAREER awards for new research.
With guidance from the MRL and other scientists and engineers across campus, these young students built—and broke—bridges.
Big, energy-saving changes with big benefits are happening within MRL.
Professor Prashant Jain's research group found that ultrasmall nanoclusters could help next-gen lithium ion batteries.
Pinshane Huang is inspiring the next generation of scientists through the Museum of Science and Industry in Manchester.
Cellphones and other devices could soon be controlled with touchless gestures and charge themselves using ambient light.
Congratulations to Jennifer Lewis, former MRL Director, for being elected to the NAE February 8, 2017.
A new Nanoscribe 3D laser lithography system has recently been added to the MRL Central Research Facilities.
IEEE has elevated Professor Xiuling Li to the status of IEEE Fellow for her contributions to semiconductor nanomaterials.
Assistant Professor Qian Chen delivered a lecture at the University of Manchester on the 'forgotten nanoscale.'
Faculty and MechSE Assistant Professor Randy Ewoldt was one of 102 scientists and researchers recognized by President Obama.
Professor Braun was recently featured in the News-Gazette's weekly technology spotlight.
Chen & Huang Receive AFOSR Young Investigator Awards
AVS recognizes individuals who excel in science, but also through mentoring, have enhanced the careers of future generations.
Chen awarded UK RAEng Distinguished Fellowship to conduct research at the BP International Centre for Advanced Materials.
Paul V. Braun, the Racheff Professor in the MatSE, has been selected as Director of MRL.
Jessica Krogstad, is one of two Illinois faculty to receive an Early Career Research Program grant from the Dept of Energy