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MatSE grads are named Mavis Fellows

Published Date:July 23, 2014

Kaitlin Tyler, PhD student in the Paul Braun group, and Jichuan Zhang, PhD student in the Taekjip Ha group, have been named Mavis Future Faculty Fellows in the College of Engineering. The MF3 program provides the opportunity for doctoral students interested in engineering teaching as a profession to gain experience in the areas of research, teaching and mentoring.

Published Date: July 23, 2014


Study advances limits for ultrafast nano-devices

Published Date:July 14, 2014

Research in the Cahill group provides new insights on the physical mechanisms governing the interplay of spin and heat at the nanoscale and addresses the fundamental limits of ultrafast spintronic devices for data storage and information processing.

Published Date: July 14, 2014


MatSE undergrad selected for Cargill Global Scholars

Published Date:July 2, 2014

Jay Fleischman has been selected for the 2014 Cargill Global Scholars program. The program provides scholarships and leadership development opportunities to undergraduates from around the world studying in a field relevant to food, agriculture, and risk management. It is a highly selective program, and Fleischman was the only student chosen from the U of I.

Published Date: July 2, 2014


Moore is named HHMI Professor

Published Date:July 2, 2014

MatSE affiliate (and alumnus) Jeff Moore has been named a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Professor.

Published Date: July 2, 2014


Big data, food sustainability merge with startup, Food Origins

Published Date:June 18, 2014

A team from Illinois is creating a technology which will not only be able to trace the origin of produce to the individual farm but also pinpoint the exact plot of land on which it was grown. MatSE undergrad Jay Fleischman is part of the leadership team for the startup, Food Origins.

Published Date: June 18, 2014