MatSE News

Local Middle School Girls Learn About Materials at New Mid-GLAM Day Camp

Author: I-STEM

Published Date:July 11, 2017

From playing with Oobleck, the non-Newtonian fluid made famous by Dr. Seuss (fun but quite messy), to making (and tasting!) chocolate ice cream frozen with liquid nitrogen, 20 local middle school girls not only had a good time at the first-ever Mid-GLAM camp held June 26–July 1.

Published Date: July 11, 2017


Illinois researchers build Dropbox-like storage, analytical system for scientific data

Author: Klara Nahrstedt

Published Date:June 20, 2017

Researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign are looking to speed up the materials-to-device process through a novel framework called “4CeeD: Real-Time Data Acquisition and Analysis Framework for Material-related Cyber-Physical Environments.”

Published Date: June 20, 2017


Grad Student Receives Award for Research in Polymer Dynamics

Published Date:June 13, 2017

Congratulations to Yuecheng Peter Zhou, a MatSE graduate student in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering Professor Charles Schroeder’s research group, for winning second place in the student presentation competition at the 2017 Great Lakes Chinese American Chemical Society (GLCACS) conference.

Published Date: June 13, 2017


Remembering Gerald Wirtz, MatSE Emeritus Associate Professor

Author: Caitlin McCoy

Published Date:June 12, 2017

Gerald Paul Wirtz, Emeritus Associate Professor of Materials Science and Engineering at the University of Illinois, passed away on May 31, 2017 in Phoenix, Aritzona.

Published Date: June 12, 2017


Small Things Considered at the MRL

Author: Mariel Bateman

Published Date:June 8, 2017

“Small things considered.” Materials science and engineering assistant professor Pinshane Huang’s group’s tag line is illustrative of the nano- and molecular-scale electronics she and her students image and research at the Frederick Seitz Materials Research Lab (MRL).

Published Date: June 8, 2017