Graduate students win MRS Gold Award
Chunjie Zhang, PhD student in the Braun group, won the Materials Research Society Graduate Student Gold Award for his paper, "Hydrogel Sensor Materials for Continuous Glucose Monitoring." James Pikul, co-advised by Paul Braun and Bill King (MechSE), also received a Gold Award for his paper, "High Power Primary Lithium Ion Micro Batteries." There were more than 260 students nominated for this award, with about 30 finalists and 9 winners.
Cheng named associate of CAS
Jianjun Cheng has been appointed an Associate of the Center for Advanced Studies at the University of Illinois.
John Rogers has received an American Ingenuity Award from Smithsonian Magazine. One award is granted in each of nine categories, and Rogers is the 2013 honoree in the physical sciences.
A scientist takes computing power under the skin. Feature in the New Yorker on John Rogers' epidermal electronics.
An interdisciplinary team of researchers led by Lane Martin has set its sights on improving the materials that make solar energy conversion/photocatalysis possible.