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Kilian receives NSF CAREER Award

Published Date:February 12, 2015

A new technique being developed by Kris Kilian could revolutionize medicine by enabling a patient's own cells to be reverted back and modified to correct mutations and regenerate injured tissues. He has received an NSF CAREER Award for his work.

Published Date: February 12, 2015


Cahill to receive the Touloukian Award

Published Date:February 4, 2015

David Cahill will receive the 2015 Yeram S. Touloukian Award from ASME. The award is given every three years in recognition of outstanding technical contributions in the field of thermophysical properties.

Published Date: February 4, 2015


Multi-institution team advances semiconducting graphene

Published Date:January 26, 2015

Moonsub Shim and a team of researchers have demonstrated a new way to change the amount of electrons that reside in a given region within a piece of graphene. With this development, graphene could one day overtake silicon as the material of choice for semiconductors.

Published Date: January 26, 2015


MatSE grads receive honors at MRS meeting

Published Date:January 9, 2015

Thu Doan (Sottos group) won first place in the "Science as Art" contest. Andy Long (Ferguson group) placed third in the Materials Hackathon and won an Outstanding Student Presenter Award.

Published Date: January 9, 2015


3D 'Pop-up' silicon structures: New process transforms planar materials into 3D microarchitectures

Published Date:January 8, 2015

Possible implications for 3D nanostructures created in the Rogers' lab include high-performance electronic scaffolds for tissue cultures and networks for 3D electronic systems that can bend and shape themselves to the organs of the human body.

Published Date: January 8, 2015