Kenny Long (BS MatSE 2012) is turning smartphones into smart biosensors. He is currently working on his MD/PhD at the University of Illinois. He explains the smartphone research in a video on the USA Today website.
Shen Dillon has received an NSF CAREER Award to provide an improved scientific basis for designing efficient and inexpensive nanostructured visible light absorbing photocatalysts.
Through a startup company that he founded called MC10, Rogers has teamed up with NBA and NFL stars such as Grant Hill and Matt Hasselbeck to use the technology to monitor head impacts during sports.
A new digital camera combines soft, rubbery optics with high performance silicon electronics and detectors, using ideas from John Rogers' research on skin and brain monitoring systems. The camera has potential use in surveillance devices, tools for endoscopy, and other applications where the insect-inspired designs provide unique capabilities.
Joseph Flanagan, PhD student in the Shim group, received a 2013 Carver Fellowship from the College of Engineering.