MatSE News

Ye Receives Best Paper Award

Author: August Schiess

Published Date:September 27, 2016

Determining the structure of a material is key to manipulating it. If you know the structure of a virus, for example, you can develop drugs to control it. This was the motivation behind recent research by Zichao Ye, a PhD student in materials science and engineering, who won a Best Paper Award at the National Thermal Analysis meeting (ICTAC/NATAS) in Orlando in August 2016.

Published Date: September 27, 2016

MatSE Student Pujari Aims to 'Revolutionize the Energy Market'

Author: Kari Lydersen

Published Date:September 23, 2016

At 19 years old, Swarnav Pujari wants to do nothing less than “revolutionize the energy market.” The University of Illinois materials science and engineering student envisions office buildings, convention centers and tourist attractions powered simply by the hundreds of people who walk through them each day.

Published Date: September 23, 2016

Qian Chen Named to Science News' SN10: Scientists to Watch

Author: Meghan Rosen

Published Date:September 21, 2016

Qian Chen, an assistant professor of materials science and engineering at Illinois, was named to the Science News 10: Scientists to Watch for her work in pioneering the design of new biologically inspired materials.

Published Date: September 21, 2016

Chen Awarded RAEng's Distinguished Visiting Fellowship

Author: Alexander Chilton

Published Date:August 24, 2016

Qian Chen, an assistant professor of materials science and engineering at Illinois, has been awarded a Distinguished Visiting Fellowship by the Royal Academy of Engineering (RAEng) to conduct research at the BP International Centre for Advanced Materials.

Published Date: August 24, 2016

Girls Learn About Materials Science at GLAM G.A.M.E.S. Camp

Author: Elizabeth Innes - i-STEM

Published Date:August 9, 2016

At the GLAM (Girls Learning About Materials) G.A.M.E.S. camp in early July, the girls learned about a wide variety of materials, ranging from polymers, to biomaterials, to a material that's a favorite of girls everywhere— chocolate. Even more importantly, the girls were exposed to numerous female role models in materials engineering.

Published Date: August 9, 2016