Department of Materials Science and Engineering


Outreach to Chicago youth includes materials science activities

Published Date:September 30, 2015

MatSE lecturer Matt Goodman introduced Chicago youngsters to the field of materials science and engineering through hands-on activities designed to get the kids excited about careers in STEM.

Published Date: September 30, 2015

Industrial designer will help make wearable health-monitoring electronics comfortable, easy to use

Published Date:September 22, 2015

University of Illinois industrial design professor Deana McDonagh is working with John Rogers on a wearable health-monitoring device that will measure a person's vital signs and motion.

Published Date: September 22, 2015

MatSE undergraduate program ranked #2

Published Date:September 9, 2015

U.S News & World Report ranks the undergraduate program in MatSE at Illinois #2 in the nation in its 2016 Best Colleges rankings.

Published Date: September 9, 2015

Dillon to receive 2015 Coble Award

Published Date:September 4, 2015

Shen Dillon has been selected as the 2015 recipient of the American Ceramic Society's Robert L. Coble Award for Young Scholars. The award recognizes outstanding scientists who are conducting research in academia, industry, or government-funded laboratories.

Published Date: September 4, 2015

New synthetic tumor environments make cancer research more realistic

Published Date:August 27, 2015

Kris Kilian and colleagues have developed a new technique to create a cell habitat of squishy fluids which can realistically and quickly recreate microenvironments found across biology. This has the potential to give cancer researchers the next-best look at tumor growth and behavior.

Published Date: August 27, 2015