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Hua Wang chosen as HHMI Fellow

Published Date:July 30, 2015

Hua Wang, PhD student in the Jianjun Cheng research group, has received a Howard Hughes Medical Institute International Student Research Fellowship worth $43k/year to support his graduate studies at the University of Illinois.

Published Date: July 30, 2015


Cheng and Rogers chosen as Engineering Faculty Entrepreneurial Fellows

Published Date:July 30, 2015

Jianjun Cheng and John Rogers have been chosen for the first class of Faculty Entrepreneurial Fellows in the College of Engineering. The Fellows will focus on bringing their work to the world by developing a technology and testing its commercial potential.

Published Date: July 30, 2015


MatSE alum named KSTF Teaching Fellow

Published Date:June 17, 2015

Lucas Osterbur (MS MatSE '13) was selected by the Knowles Science Teaching Foundation as a 2015 Teaching Fellow. Fellowships were awarded to 34 promising high school mathematics and science teachers who are just beginning their careers.

Published Date: June 17, 2015


Ultrafast heat conduction can manipulate nanoscale magnets

Published Date:June 8, 2015

The Cahill research group has uncovered physical mechanisms allowing the manipulation of magnetic information with heat. These new phenomena rely on the transport of thermal energy in contrast to the conventional application of magnetic fields.

Published Date: June 8, 2015


A temporary tattoo that senses through your skin

Published Date:June 4, 2015

John Rogers and his research team have developed a way of building circuits that act like skin, collect power wirelessly, and can be worn just about anywhere on the body.

Published Date: June 4, 2015