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  • Superconductivity associated with fractal structure of nanoscale electron lines

    A collaborative investigation between the University of Illinois and Purdue University has shed new light on the fundamental physics that govern the pattern formation observed in the superconducting phase.

  • Coleman named SPIE Fellow

    ECE Professor James J. Coleman has been named a Fellow of the International Society for Optics and Photonics (SPIE). He was one of 75 Fellows elected to the society this year.

  • Goddard receives teaching award

    ECE Assistant Professor Lynford L. Goddard is the recipient of the 2012 Ronald W. Pratt Faculty Outstanding Teaching Award.

  • IACAT fellowships support diverse collaborative projects

    Logan Liu, assistant professor in Electrical and Computer Engineering, is receiving a one-year fellowship to engage in a a collaborative project with researchers and computer technology experts at the National Center for Supercomputing Applications. Liu will work with NCSA's Jong Lee to develop handheld water sensors that use mobile smartphones signal acquisition, processing, and transmission ability.

  • Technology: The taste of things to come

    Kenneth Suslick, discusses the practical applications of artificial versions of the two chemical human senses, taste and smell.

  • Microscope probe-sharpening technique improves resolution, durability

    Joseph Lyding, a professor of electrical and computer engineering at the University of Illinois, led a group that developed a new microscope probe-sharpening technique.

  • Bragg accepts position of Interim Dean of the College of Engineering

    The Office of the Provost announced Professor Michael Bragg will become the new Interim Dean of the College of Engineering effective August 16, 2012.

  • New way to grow, isolate cancer cells may add weapon against disease

    University of Illinois professor Ning Wang and colleagues in China are using soft gels to culture the elusive cells that spread cancer from the primary tumor to other places in the body.

  • Bytesize Science features Sottos' self-healing work

    The wide scope of projects Nancy Sottos and her graduate students pursue in developing self-healing materials that mimic biological processes are now featured on the American Chemical Society’s Bytesize Science website.

  • U of I IGERT students score at NSF competition

    University of Illinois IGERT Trainees Aadeel Akhtar and Jonathan Yen were winners of a $2,000 professional development Judges’ Choice award at the 2012 National Science Foundation Video and Poster Competition.