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Rogers receives NSF EAGER Award

Published Date:August 22, 2014

John Rogers has received an Early Concept Grant for Exploratory Research (EAGER) award from the National Science Foundation to enable new technologies to better understand how complex behaviors emerge from the activity of brain circuits.

Published Date: August 22, 2014


Camouflage sheet inspired by octopus

Published Date:August 20, 2014

John Rogers' interdisciplinary team has created a camouflage sheet that has potential for commercial (art, fashion, architecture) and military applications. It's a great example of biologically-inspired engineering.

Published Date: August 20, 2014


MatSE grads are named Mavis Fellows

Published Date:July 23, 2014

Kaitlin Tyler, PhD student in the Paul Braun group, and Jichuan Zhang, PhD student in the Taekjip Ha group, have been named Mavis Future Faculty Fellows in the College of Engineering. The MF3 program provides the opportunity for doctoral students interested in engineering teaching as a profession to gain experience in the areas of research, teaching and mentoring.

Published Date: July 23, 2014


Study advances limits for ultrafast nano-devices

Published Date:July 14, 2014

Research in the Cahill group provides new insights on the physical mechanisms governing the interplay of spin and heat at the nanoscale and addresses the fundamental limits of ultrafast spintronic devices for data storage and information processing.

Published Date: July 14, 2014


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