Department of Materials Science and Engineering

MatSE News

Jeffrey Moore

Moore named interim director of Beckman

Published Date:April 4, 2016

MatSE alumnus and affiliate professor Jeffrey Moore has been named interim director of the Beckman Institute, effective April 16.

Published Date: April 4, 2016


Kaimin Cai

Drug delivery research earns MatSE grad a spot on “Fifty for the Future”

Published Date:March 31, 2016

Kaimin Cai, Ph.D. student in the Cheng group, was honored as a 2016 Illinois Technology Foundation “Fifty for the Future” awardee.

Published Date: March 31, 2016


Power Pad

Touch Light provides 'green' energy source

Published Date:March 30, 2016

MatSE freshman Swarnav Pujari has created Power Pad, which has the potential to produce 100 watts of power for each step taken over it.

Published Date: March 30, 2016


Uncovering the inner life of proteins

Published Date:March 24, 2016

Research in the Ferguson lab is recovering protein folding landscapes directly from experimental data, leading to new understanding and design of proteins.

Published Date: March 24, 2016


Andre Schleife

Schleife receives CAREER Award

Published Date:February 18, 2016

André Schleife has received a CAREER Award to develop a multi-scale approach for the computational design and discovery of optical materials.

Published Date: February 18, 2016