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Bordain is first African-American woman to earn ECE PhD
Yemaya Bordain, a member of ECE/MNTL faculty member Logan Liu's NanoBionics group, is the first African-American woman to earn a doctorate from the Illinois ECE department. Her thesis title: Scanning Electrostatic Force Balance Microscopy.
Will enhance MNTL’s ability to translate research into clinical practice; MNTL research will be important element of college’s curriculum
- New synthetic tumor environments make cancer research more realistic
MNTL faculty researcher Kris Kilian, a materials science & engineering faculty member, is part of a team that has developed a new technique to create a cell habitat of hydrogels, which may give cancer researchers the next-best look at tumor growth and behavior.
- Meet MNTL's newest faculty researcher: Arend van der Zande
MechSE Assistant Professor van der Zande exploring 2D materials & devices
- BioNanotechnology Summer Institute trains next-generation of researchers
26 young researchers gain hands-on training and knowledge, preparing them to address challenges in cancer nanotechnology and mechanobiology.
- Enhancing display & LED lighting technology
Large-area integration of quantum dots and photonic crystals produce brighter & more efficient light.
- Engineering Faculty Entrepreneurial Fellows announced
New program enables faculty to help students develop technology and test its commercial potential.
- Research advances understanding of novel materials
MNTL researcher Matthew Gilbert and colleagues are exploring how topological insulators differ from conventional semiconducting materials.
- Teachers and undergrads experience nanotechnology