Department of Materials Science and Engineering


New synthetic tumor environments make cancer research more realistic

Published Date:August 27, 2015

Kris Kilian and colleagues have developed a new technique to create a cell habitat of squishy fluids which can realistically and quickly recreate microenvironments found across biology. This has the potential to give cancer researchers the next-best look at tumor growth and behavior.

Published Date: August 27, 2015

Schweizer to receive 2016 ACS Hildebrand Award

Published Date:August 19, 2015

Ken Schweizer has been selected as the recipient of the 2016 American Chemical Society Joel Henry Hildebrand Award in the Theoretical and Experimental Chemistry of Liquids. The award recognizes his distinguished contributions to the understanding of the chemistry and physics of liquids.

Published Date: August 19, 2015

Dagdeviren makes list of 35 Innovators Under 35

Published Date:August 18, 2015

Canan Dagdeviren (PhD MatSE 2014) was named one of MIT Technology Review’s '35 Innovators Under 35.' A master of flexible sensors and batteries, Dagdeviren sees opportunities for a new class of medical devices.

Published Date: August 18, 2015

Zuo to receive 2015 Ernst Ruska Prize

Published Date:August 17, 2015

Jian-Min (Jim) Zuo has been selected to receive the internationally renowned Ernst Ruska Prize from the German Society for Electron Microscopy. Zuo receives the prize for his improvement of electron diffraction techniques and analysis.

Published Date: August 17, 2015

Ferguson to receive ACS Junior Faculty Award

Published Date:August 10, 2015

Andrew Ferguson has been selected for the ACS Junior Faculty Award in Computational Chemistry for Fall 2015. He is one of four awardees named by the Computers in Chemistry Division of the American Chemical Society. The award recognizes Ferguson's use of physical chemistry motivated computational models in the rational design of hepatitis C virus vaccines.

Published Date: August 10, 2015