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Grad student receives award for microelectronics research

Published Date:November 4, 2015

Elham Mohimi, Ph.D. student, has been selected to receive an Outstanding Graduate Student Award, worth $5,000, from Lam Research Corporation.

Published Date: November 4, 2015


This thin, flexible sensor tracks blood flow under the skin

Published Date:November 3, 2015

A sensor being developed by the Rogers group enables blood to be tracked for a 24-hour period, potentially resulting in a better quality of life for diabetic patients.

Published Date: November 3, 2015


Laboratory Learning: Research teaches students about flexibility--in electronics and in life

Published Date:October 29, 2015

Rogers’ group includes students from a variety of science and engineering majors, providing opportunities for students not only to apply skills learned in their respective classes but also to collaborate across disciplines.

Published Date: October 29, 2015


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