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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


Allen receives grant to conduct nanocalorimetry measurements

Published Date:December 1, 2014

Les Allen has received a new grant from the NSF for his nanocalorimetry work. The project's findings will have an impact in the nanoelectronics technology field, including nanolithography and molecular electronics.

Published Date: December 1, 2014


Print Thyself - How 3-D printing is revolutionizing medicine

Published Date:November 17, 2014

Jennifer Lewis, MatSE alum and adjunct professor, and her research group at Harvard are using 3D bioprinting to create complex tissues.

Published Date: November 17, 2014


Researchers engineer a 'smart bomb' to attack childhood leukemia

Published Date:November 5, 2014

Jianjun Cheng and Fatih Uckun (USC) are developing a so-called "smart bomb" to attack the most common and deadly form of childhood cancer, B-lineage acute lymphoblastic leukemia.

Published Date: November 5, 2014


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