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Women in science and engineering seek their own version of 'MacGyver' on TV

Published Date:August 5, 2015

Beth Keser (PhD MatSE 1998), a principal engineer at Qualcomm, was among five winners selected this week by a coalition that's trying to get a female version of "MacGyver" on TV in hopes of boosting the number of women who pursue science and engineering careers.

Published Date: August 5, 2015


Tony Griffin receives NDSEG Fellowship

Published Date:August 3, 2015

Tony Griffin, graduate student in the Sottos research group, has been awarded a National Defense Science and Engineering Graduate Fellowship from the U.S. Department of Defense.

Published Date: August 3, 2015


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