MatSE News

Kaimin Cai

Drug delivery research earns MatSE grad a spot on “Fifty for the Future”

Published Date:March 31, 2016

Kaimin Cai, Ph.D. student in the Cheng group, was honored as a 2016 Illinois Technology Foundation “Fifty for the Future” awardee.

Published Date: March 31, 2016


Power Pad

Touch Light provides 'green' energy source

Published Date:March 30, 2016

MatSE freshman Swarnav Pujari has created Power Pad, which has the potential to produce 100 watts of power for each step taken over it.

Published Date: March 30, 2016


Uncovering the inner life of proteins

Published Date:March 24, 2016

Research in the Ferguson lab is recovering protein folding landscapes directly from experimental data, leading to new understanding and design of proteins.

Published Date: March 24, 2016


Andre Schleife

Schleife receives CAREER Award

Published Date:February 18, 2016

André Schleife has received a CAREER Award to develop a multi-scale approach for the computational design and discovery of optical materials.

Published Date: February 18, 2016


Cecilia Leal

Leal receives CAREER Award

Published Date:February 11, 2016

Research in the Cecilia Leal laboratory could lead to smart materials capable of interfacing with the human body to heal wounds, repair bones, and deliver drugs, vaccines and antibiotics.

Published Date: February 11, 2016