MatSE News

Illinois Team Led By Sottos, White Earns iChemE's Oil & Gas Award

Published Date:November 7, 2016

A collaborative research project led by Nancy Sottos, the Donald B. Willet Professor of Engineering in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Illinois, fought off stiff competition to win the Oil and Gas Award at the IChemE Global Awards 2016.

Published Date: November 7, 2016


Ferguson Receives AIChE CoMSEF Young Investigator Award

Author: Ben Taylor

Published Date:October 21, 2016

Andrew Ferguson, an assistant professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, is the recipient of the 2016 Young Investigator Award for Modeling and Simulation, from the Computational Molecular Science and Engineering Forum (CoMSEF) of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE).

Published Date: October 21, 2016


Illinois group leads hands-on science projects at summer camp at Blackfeet reservation

Author: August Schiess

Published Date:October 11, 2016

CSL Professor Les Allen, his wife Joy, and several graduate students took part in the third annual summer camp at Blackfeet Community College, located on the Blackfeet reservation in Browning, Montana. Allen and his team introduced the group of 30 high school and 30 middle school students to hands-on solar and wind energy projects that students could keep.

Published Date: October 11, 2016


MatSE Student Grace Pakeltis Takes Second at TECHCON

Author: Mike Koon

Published Date:October 10, 2016

Grace Pakeltis, a senior in materials science and engineering, won second place in the Undergraduate Innovation Presenter category for "Electric Field Controlled Nonvolatile Magnetic Memories" at the Semiconductor Research Corporation's (SRC) 17th annual TECHCON Conference held Sept. 11-13 in Austin, Texas.

Published Date: October 10, 2016


In The Field: MatSE's Mackenzie Kurth Discusses Undergraduate Research

Author: Ben Taylor

Published Date:October 4, 2016

The "In the Field" series showcases undergraduate research across our campus in the form of 60-second video vignettes. This "In the Field" video spotlights undergraduate research student Mackenzie Kurth. Mackenzie is a recent graduate in Materials Science and Engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Published Date: October 4, 2016