Department of Materials Science and Engineering


Multi-institution team advances semiconducting graphene

Published Date:January 26, 2015

Moonsub Shim and a team of researchers have demonstrated a new way to change the amount of electrons that reside in a given region within a piece of graphene. With this development, graphene could one day overtake silicon as the material of choice for semiconductors.

Published Date: January 26, 2015

MatSE grads receive honors at MRS meeting

Published Date:January 9, 2015

Thu Doan (Sottos group) won first place in the "Science as Art" contest. Andy Long (Ferguson group) placed third in the Materials Hackathon and won an Outstanding Student Presenter Award.

Published Date: January 9, 2015

3D 'Pop-up' silicon structures: New process transforms planar materials into 3D microarchitectures

Published Date:January 8, 2015

Possible implications for 3D nanostructures created in the Rogers' lab include high-performance electronic scaffolds for tissue cultures and networks for 3D electronic systems that can bend and shape themselves to the organs of the human body.

Published Date: January 8, 2015

Eaves on Huffington Post list of people who inspire us

Published Date:January 6, 2015

The Huffington Post lists Janna Eaves (senior in MatSE) and Supriya Hobbs on their list of "12 Ordinary People Who Can Inspire Us." Eaves and Hobbs created Miss Possible, which is designing toy dolls modeled after famous women scientists to inspire girls to go into STEM careers.

Published Date: January 6, 2015

MatSE alumni on Forbes' list of 30 Under 30

Published Date:January 5, 2015

Two MatSE alumni made Forbes' list of 30 Under 30: Canan Dagdeviren (Science) and Brett Walker (Manufacturing & Industry).

Published Date: January 5, 2015