Department of Materials Science and Engineering


Study reveals optimal particle size for anticancer nanomedicines

Published Date:October 16, 2014

Jianjun Cheng has shown that there is an optimal particle size for nanomedicines. The results are important for guiding future research in designing new nanomedicines for cancer treatment.

Published Date: October 16, 2014

All directions are not created equal for nanoscale heat sources

Published Date:October 1, 2014

David Cahill and Richard Wilson have found that standard thermal models will lead to the wrong answer in a three-dimensional heat-transfer problem if the dimensions of the heating element are on the order of one micron or smaller.

Published Date: October 1, 2014

Braun interviewed on glucose monitoring material

Published Date:September 3, 2014

Local TV station WCIA interviewed Paul Braun and Chunjie Zhang about their new hydrogel that changes color depending upon the glucose level around it.

Published Date: September 3, 2014

A glucose meter of a different color provides continuous monitoring

Published Date:August 25, 2014

Paul Braun has developed a new continuous glucose monitoring material that changes color as glucose levels fluctuate. The material is simple and low-cost to manufacture, and one square inch of hydrogel could be enough for up to 25 patients.

Published Date: August 25, 2014

Rogers receives NSF EAGER Award

Published Date:August 22, 2014

John Rogers has received an Early Concept Grant for Exploratory Research (EAGER) award from the National Science Foundation to enable new technologies to better understand how complex behaviors emerge from the activity of brain circuits.

Published Date: August 22, 2014