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Two U. of I. graduate students win Intel Ph.D. Fellowships

Published Date:June 14, 2013

Two graduate students at the University of Illinois have won Intel Ph.D. Fellowships for the 2013-14 academic year. Fifteen fellowships were awarded nationwide.

Published Date: June 14, 2013


LED inventor Nick Holonyak Jr., a professor of electrical and computer engineering at Illinois, is one of 101 innovators elected a charter fellow of the National Academy of Inventors.

Nick Holonyak Jr. elected a charter fellow of the National Academy of Inventors

Author: Liz Ahlberg, Physical Sciences Editor

Published Date:March 8, 2013

Nick Holonyak Jr., a John Bardeen Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Physics at the University of Illinois, has been chosen to be a charter fellow of the National Academy of Inventors.

Published Date: March 8, 2013


U. of I. graduate interested in high-speed rail named Luce Scholar

Published Date:February 26, 2013

University of Illinois graduate student Samantha Chadwick is among 18 young scholars nationwide to be named a Luce Scholar for 2013-2014.

Published Date: February 26, 2013


Researchers strain to improve electrical material and it's worth it

Author: Liz Ahlberg, Physical Sciences Editor

Published Date:February 11, 2013

Like turning coal to diamond, adding pressure to an electrical material enhances its properties. Now, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign researchers have devised a method of making ferroelectric thin films with twice the strain, resulting in exceptional performance.

Published Date: February 11, 2013


Weng Cho Chew and Thomas J. Overbye have been elected to membership in the National Academy of Engineering.

Two Illinois professors elected to National Academy of Engineering

Author: Liz Ahlberg, Physical Sciences Editor

Published Date:February 7, 2013

Weng Cho Chew and Thomas J. Overbye, both professors of electrical and computer engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, have been elected to membership in the National Academy of Engineering.

Published Date: February 7, 2013