Posted: December 13, 2020
Researchers have developed new 3D-printed microlenses with adjustable refractive indices – a property that gives them highly specialized light-focusing abilities. This advancement is poised to improve imaging, computing and communications by significantly increasing the data-routing capability of computer chips and other optical systems, the...
Posted: December 11, 2020
Students in the Master of Public Health program in the College of Applied Health Sciences at the University of Illinois have been asked by the Champaign-Urbana Public Health Department to apply the skills they are learning as contact tracers. Periodically, we will speak with them about how they are doing in these roles. Today, we speak with Maggie...
Posted: November 4, 2020
When the COVID-19 pandemic forced suspension of in-person classes in early March, instructors of a bioengineering course at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign faced a conundrum – how to quickly shift to online instruction for the remainder of the semester and remotely conduct the practical exam for the course.
“The ‘Cell and Tissue...
Posted: October 31, 2020
The Cancer Center at Illinois is excited to announce the inaugural recipients of the Kristine Neuhoff Twyman Breast Cancer Scholarship. Qianying Zuo, an Illinois graduate student in food science and nutrition, and Joy Chen, a bioengineering undergraduate, were awarded with the Fall 2020 scholarship.
Kristine Neuhoff Twyman (LAS ’89) lost her...
Posted: October 29, 2020
The Graduate College is pleased to announce the winner of the Fall 2020 Graduate Student Leadership Award: Efadul Huq, a doctoral student in Urban and Regional Planning.
At the intersection of Huq’s research and leadership efforts is a deep commitment to social justice. This drive has led to substantial accomplishments while serving in...