Published Date:July 2, 2014
MatSE affiliate (and alumnus) Jeff Moore has been named a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Professor.
July 2, 2014
Published Date:June 18, 2014
A team from Illinois is creating a technology which will not only be able to trace the origin of produce to the individual farm but also pinpoint the exact plot of land on which it was grown. MatSE undergrad Jay Fleischman is part of the leadership team for the startup, Food Origins.
June 18, 2014
Published Date:June 12, 2014
Anoop Rama Damodaran and Canan Dagdeviren were awarded MRS Silver Graduate Student Awards for their presentations at the 2014 Materials Research Society (MRS) Spring Meeting in San Francisco.
June 12, 2014
Published Date:June 4, 2014
Researchers at the U of I have demonstrated the electrochemical modulation of thermal conductivity of lithium cobalt oxide. A better understanding of the thermal properties of battery electrodes may help in the design of batteries that can be charged more rapidly, deliver more power, and operate with a greater margin of safety.
June 4, 2014
Published Date:May 29, 2014
Kris Kilian has received a two-year grant from the National Institutes of Health. The grant will allow him to explore the biophysical and biochemical factors that direct mesenchymal stem cell secretion, in order to design new stem cell-based materials for cardiovascular therapy.
May 29, 2014