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Eaves on Huffington Post list of people who inspire us

Published Date:January 6, 2015

The Huffington Post lists Janna Eaves (senior in MatSE) and Supriya Hobbs on their list of "12 Ordinary People Who Can Inspire Us." Eaves and Hobbs created Miss Possible, which is designing toy dolls modeled after famous women scientists to inspire girls to go into STEM careers.

Published Date: January 6, 2015


MatSE alumni on Forbes' list of 30 Under 30

Published Date:January 5, 2015

Two MatSE alumni made Forbes' list of 30 Under 30: Canan Dagdeviren (Science) and Brett Walker (Manufacturing & Industry).

Published Date: January 5, 2015


Rogers makes list of scientists changing the world

Published Date:December 19, 2014

Yahoo! puts John Rogers right up there with Stephen Hawking on its list of 8 scientists who are changing the world.

Published Date: December 19, 2014


Electric implants kill off infections, then dissolve

Published Date:December 3, 2014

A team of researchers from the U of I and Tufts is developing on-demand medical devices that can be turned on remotely to perform a therapeutic function in a patient and then safely disappear after their use.

Published Date: December 3, 2014


MatSE researchers develop inexpensive hydrolysable polymer

Published Date:December 2, 2014

Jianjun Cheng's research group has developed a class of polymeric materials that can be designed to degrade over a specified time period.

Published Date: December 2, 2014