I-MRSEC IRG2 graduate student Edmund Han was awarded the Spring 2020 Materials Research Society's Graduate Student Gold Award. Han is one of only seven recipients of the Spring 2020 award; he was…
Research on Kirigami graphene by I-MRSEC IRG2 faculty Prof. SungWoo Nam and Prof. Narayana Aluru was featured in a video released by the National Science Foundation, "Oh My Gami! New technologies…
Although the COVID-19 pandemic precluded I-MRSEC (the Illinois Materials Research Science and Engineering Center) from hosting the residential REU (Research Experience for Undergraduates) intended…
“Do what you can with what you have where you are.” “You must focus their attention where you want it to be.” “Everything you need—nothing you don’t.” “Invest time in your setup, not money in…
Eleven undergraduate students are participating in the I-MRSEC (Illinois Materials Research Science and Engineering Center) virtual REU this summer from May…
Graphene-based biosensors could usher in an era of liquid biopsy, detecting DNA cancer markers circulating in a patient’s blood or serum. But current designs need a lot of DNA. In a new study,…
Pizza. Exciting demos (including one featuring a blowtorch!). Hands-on activities related to temperature. These are some of the fun things a group of Kindergarten through 5th graders from two Urbana…
Read a recent "News and Views" article published by Nature Materials.
Narayana Aluru was named the recipient of the 2020…
Physicist Vidya Madhavan and colleagues find evidence for propagating Majorana quasiparticles in a topological superconductor. This work was supported by a SuperSEED project.