Sharing the beauty and wonder of physics: Physics professor Nadya Mason answers the Proust Questionnaire
Nadya Mason — Founding Director, Illinois Materials Research Science and Engineering Center — Born in New York City, New York — BS in Physics, Harvard University; PhD Physics, Stanford University
News | July 14, 2020
Illini 4000 continue annual trek for cancer research
“Illini 4000 enabled me to humanize the stories at the core of the disease, and I hoped the experience would serve as a motivational backdrop fueling my work as I headed to either med school or grad school.” —Viraat Goel (B.S. ’19, Bioengineering)
News | January 31, 2020
$100M partnership to drive smart, reconfigurable technologies
The Grainger College of Engineering—home to the Shanghai Ranking's #1 program in automation and controls—and Foxconn Interconnect Technology are partnering on a new $100 million Center for Networked Intelligent Components and Environments. The center, based on the university's campus in Urbana-Champaign, will serve as a global hub for the technology that will drive the manufacturing plants, medical environments, autonomous vehicles, and smart homes of the future.
News | October 1, 2019
Illinois researchers publish article describing Illinois RapidVent emergency ventilator
The design, testing, and validation of the Illinois RapidVent emergency ventilator has been published in the journal Plos One. The article, “Emergency Ventilator for COVID-19,” by University of Illinois Urbana researchers, is the first of its kind to report such details about an emergency ventilator that was designed, prototyped, and tested at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020.
News | January 15, 2021
12/7/2020 | Wall Street Journal
Prof. John Thode contributes to "Why 5G May Not Need a Killer App—for Now"
12/3/2020 | increment.com
By Prof. Lav VarshenyL A theory of AI and remote co-creativity
11/17/2020 | Vice
Colleges Say They Don’t Need Exam Surveillance Tools to Stop Cheating