MatSE News

First Exact Model for Diffusion in Magnesium Alloys at Illinois

Published Date:March 8, 2017

Using new computational techniques developed at Illinois, Ph.D. Student Ravi Agarwal and MatSE Professor Dallas Trinkle constructed the first exact model for diffusion in magnesium alloys.

Published Date: March 8, 2017


Two MatSE Students Chosen as Knights of St. Patrick

Published Date:February 23, 2017

MatSE was honored to have two students chosen: Grace Pakeltis and Athena Lin, both seniors in Materials Science and Engineering.

Published Date: February 23, 2017


MatSE Celebrates Three Investitures: Professors Jian-min Zuo, Jianjun Cheng, and Pascal Bellon

Published Date:February 20, 2017

On February 8, the Materials Science and Engineering Department was fortunate to celebrate not one, but three investitures for Professors Jian-min Zuo, Jianjun Cheng, and Pascal Bellon.

Published Date: February 20, 2017


Tumor-targeting system uses cancer’s own mechanisms to betray its location

Author: Liz Ahlberg Touchstone, Biomedical Sciences Editor

Published Date:February 14, 2017

Led by Jianjun Cheng, a Hans Thurnauer Professor of Materials Science and Engineering at the University of Illinois, researchers at Illinois and collaborators in China published their findings on targeted cancer therapies in the journal Nature Chemical Biology.

Published Date: February 14, 2017


MatSE Assistant Professor Pinshane Huang Featured in Wonder Materials Exhibit

Published Date:February 13, 2017

Materials Science and Engineering Assistant Professor Pinshane Huang is changing the world, inspiring the next generation’s scientists in the ‘Wonder Materials’ exhibit at the Museum of Science and Industry in Manchester, England.

Published Date: February 13, 2017