MatSE News

MatSE Celebrates Three Investitures: Professors Jian-min Zuo, Jianjun Cheng, and Pascal Bellon

Published Date:February 20, 2017

On February 8, the Materials Science and Engineering Department was fortunate to celebrate not one, but three investitures for Professors Jian-min Zuo, Jianjun Cheng, and Pascal Bellon.

Published Date: February 20, 2017


Tumor-targeting system uses cancer’s own mechanisms to betray its location

Author: Liz Ahlberg Touchstone, Biomedical Sciences Editor

Published Date:February 14, 2017

Led by Jianjun Cheng, a Hans Thurnauer Professor of Materials Science and Engineering at the University of Illinois, researchers at Illinois and collaborators in China published their findings on targeted cancer therapies in the journal Nature Chemical Biology.

Published Date: February 14, 2017


MatSE Assistant Professor Pinshane Huang Featured in Wonder Materials Exhibit

Published Date:February 13, 2017

Materials Science and Engineering Assistant Professor Pinshane Huang is changing the world, inspiring the next generation’s scientists in the ‘Wonder Materials’ exhibit at the Museum of Science and Industry in Manchester, England.

Published Date: February 13, 2017


Dual-function Nanorod LEDs could make Multifunctional Displays

Author: Liz Ahlberg Touchstone, Biomedical Sciences Editor

Published Date:February 10, 2017

Cellphones and other devices could soon be controlled with touchless gestures and charge themselves using ambient light, thanks to new LED arrays that can both emit and detect light, with research being led by MatSE Professor Moonsub Shim.

Published Date: February 10, 2017


Jennifer Lewis, Former MatSE Professor and MRL Director, Elected into National Academy of Engineering (NAE)

Published Date:February 10, 2017

Jennifer A. Lewis (BS, 1986, Ceramic Engineering), former MatSE Professor and former MRL Director, has been elected into the National Academy of Engineering, one of the highest professional distinctions accorded to an engineer.

Published Date: February 10, 2017