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December 8, 2014

News

Lyding and Sanders two of six Illinois faculty elected AAAS Fellows

CSL faculty members Joseph Lyding and William H. Sanders are two of six University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign faculty members have been elected 2014 Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. The other recipients were Placid M. Ferreira (Mechanical Science and Engineering), Brendan A. Harley (Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering), Phillip A. Newmark (Cell and Developmental Biology) and Dan Roth (Computer Science).

Allen receives grant to conduct nanocalorimetry measurements

CSL Professor Leslie Allen recently received a $345,000, three-year NSF Solid State Materials Chemistry grant titled “Two-Dimensional Materials: Synthesis and Thermodynamic Nanocalorimetry Measurements.” Allen, an associate professor of materials science and engineering, will be synthesizing and investigating the thermodynamic and electrical properties of ultra-thin crystals of two-dimensional materials.

Around CSL

  • Congratulations to Puneet Jain, who won the November/December Video of the Month contest. View his video on mobile augmented reality here.
     
       
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