Department of Materials Science and Engineering


Bacterial hole puncher could be new broad-spectrum antibiotic

Published Date:October 27, 2015

A team of researchers led by JJ Cheng has developed a new broad-spectrum antibiotic that kills bacteria by punching holes in their membranes.

Published Date: October 27, 2015

Outreach to Chicago youth includes materials science activities

Published Date:September 30, 2015

MatSE lecturer Matt Goodman introduced Chicago youngsters to the field of materials science and engineering through hands-on activities designed to get the kids excited about careers in STEM.

Published Date: September 30, 2015

Industrial designer will help make wearable health-monitoring electronics comfortable, easy to use

Published Date:September 22, 2015

University of Illinois industrial design professor Deana McDonagh is working with John Rogers on a wearable health-monitoring device that will measure a person's vital signs and motion.

Published Date: September 22, 2015

MatSE undergraduate program ranked #2

Published Date:September 9, 2015

U.S News & World Report ranks the undergraduate program in MatSE at Illinois #2 in the nation in its 2016 Best Colleges rankings.

Published Date: September 9, 2015

Dillon to receive 2015 Coble Award

Published Date:September 4, 2015

Shen Dillon has been selected as the 2015 recipient of the American Ceramic Society's Robert L. Coble Award for Young Scholars. The award recognizes outstanding scientists who are conducting research in academia, industry, or government-funded laboratories.

Published Date: September 4, 2015