Department of Materials Science and Engineering


Understanding secondary light emission by plasmonic nanostructures

Published Date:January 13, 2014

Researchers at Illinois have found that resonant electronic Raman scattering and resonant fluorescence may both be useful descriptions of 'secondary light emission.' Better understanding of these principles and their limitations can result in improved biological and medical imaging.

Published Date: January 13, 2014

Martin receives Presidential Early Career Award

Published Date:December 30, 2013

Lane Martin has been selected for the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE). This is the highest honor bestowed by the United States Government on science and engineering professionals in the early stages of their independent research careers.

Published Date: December 30, 2013

Rogers elected to National Academy of Inventors

Published Date:December 18, 2013

John Rogers has been elected to the National Academy of Inventors class of 2013. This honor is given to "academic inventors who have demonstrated a highly prolific spirit of innovation in creating or facilitating outstanding inventions that have made a tangible impact on quality of life, economic development, and the welfare of society."

Published Date: December 18, 2013

Graduate students win MRS Gold Award

Published Date:December 5, 2013

Chunjie Zhang, PhD student in the Braun group, won the Materials Research Society Graduate Student Gold Award for his paper, "Hydrogel Sensor Materials for Continuous Glucose Monitoring." James Pikul, co-advised by Paul Braun and Bill King (MechSE), also received a Gold Award for his paper, "High Power Primary Lithium Ion Micro Batteries." There were more than 260 students nominated for this award, with about 30 finalists and 9 winners.

Published Date: December 5, 2013

Cheng named associate of CAS

Published Date:November 26, 2013

Jianjun Cheng has been appointed an Associate of the Center for Advanced Studies at the University of Illinois.

Published Date: November 26, 2013