MNTL General News

  • 1/28/2013

    $100 million pledge to Engineering at Illinois.

    A $100 million gift has been pledged to the College of Engineering. The Grainger Engineering Breakthroughs Initiative will focus on bioengineering and big data. It will help attract the best students and faculty and includes support for scholarship, research and facilities.

  • 1/15/2013

    DNA sequencing technology developed at the University of Illinois has helped forge a new licensing and funding agreement to support further research. The arrangement with Oxford Nanopore Technology includes three British and four American universities, including Illinois. The researchers from Illinois who will serve as co-Principal Investigators for the project are: Micro and Nanotechnology Director Rashid Bashir; Jean-Pierre Leburton, professor in Electrical and Computer Engineering and the Beckman Institute; and Oleksii Aksimentiev, associate professor of Physics and the Beckman Institute.

  • 8/2/2011
    Gregory Damhorst Featured in Article
  • 5/18/2011
  • 1/25/2011
    Big Ten Network Features "Spark of Genius: The Story of John Bardeen at the University of Illinois "
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