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Ultrafast heat conduction can manipulate nanoscale magnets

Published Date:June 8, 2015

The Cahill research group has uncovered physical mechanisms allowing the manipulation of magnetic information with heat. These new phenomena rely on the transport of thermal energy in contrast to the conventional application of magnetic fields.

Published Date: June 8, 2015


A temporary tattoo that senses through your skin

Published Date:June 4, 2015

John Rogers and his research team have developed a way of building circuits that act like skin, collect power wirelessly, and can be worn just about anywhere on the body.

Published Date: June 4, 2015


Lewis named one of the 100 most creative people in business

Published Date:May 22, 2015

Jennifer Lewis (BS Cer '86) has been named one of the 100 most creative people in business by Fast Company magazine. She was recognized for her startup Voxel8, Inc., which is commercializing the world's first multi-material 3D printer for fabricating embedded electronics and other novel devices.

Published Date: May 22, 2015


Mission possible: This device will self-destruct when heated

Published Date:May 21, 2015

Scott White (Aero), John Rogers, and Nancy Sottos are working on heat-triggered electronics that dissolve on demand. A radio-frequency signal turns on a heating element at the center of the device and the circuits dissolve completely.

Published Date: May 21, 2015


Shoemaker receives DOE Early Career Research Award

Published Date:May 13, 2015

Daniel Shoemaker has been chosen to receive a U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Science Early Career Research Program grant for his research proposal, "In Situ Thermodynamics and Kinetics of Mixed-Valence Inorganic Crystal Formation."

Published Date: May 13, 2015