MatSE News

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


Chemical array draws out malignant cells to guide individualized cancer treatment

Author: Liz Ahlberg Touchstone, Biomedical Sciences Editor

Published Date:May 26, 2017

University of Illinois researchers, led by MatSE Professor Kristopher Kilian, are using chemistry to find the deadly, elusive malignant cells within a melanoma tumor that hold the potential to spread.

Published Date: May 26, 2017