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MatSE undergrad selected for Cargill Global Scholars

Published Date:July 2, 2014

Jay Fleischman has been selected for the 2014 Cargill Global Scholars program. The program provides scholarships and leadership development opportunities to undergraduates from around the world studying in a field relevant to food, agriculture, and risk management. It is a highly selective program, and Fleischman was the only student chosen from the U of I.

Published Date: July 2, 2014


Moore is named HHMI Professor

Published Date:July 2, 2014

MatSE affiliate (and alumnus) Jeff Moore has been named a Howard Hughes Medical Institute Professor.

Published Date: July 2, 2014


Big data, food sustainability merge with startup, Food Origins

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.

Published Date: June 18, 2014


MatSE students receive MRS Silver Graduate Student Awards

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.

Published Date: June 12, 2014


Controlling thermal conductivities can improve energy storage

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.

Published Date: June 4, 2014