Jennifer Lewis, Former MatSE Professor and MRL Director, Elected into National Academy of Engineering (NAE)Fri, 02/10/2017 - 02:00 Jennifer A. Lewis (BS, 1986, Ceramic Engineering), former MatSE Professor and former MRL Director, has been elected into the National Academy of Engineering, one of the highest professional distinctions accorded to an engineer.
Winner of the Annual Innovation Award for Outstanding Ph.D. Thesis from Durgam and Subha Chakrapani Family TrustWed, 12/14/2016 - 03:30 The award is in recognition of an outstanding Ph.D. thesis characterized by innovation and potential for commercialization in the field of materials science and engineering.
When most living creatures get hurt, they can self-heal and recover from the injury. But, when damage occurs to inanimate objects, they don’t have that same ability and typically either lose functionality or have their useful lifecycle reduced. Researchers at the Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology are working to change that.
A multi-institutional research collaboration has created a novel approach for fabricating three-dimensional micro-optics through the shape-defined formation of porous silicon (PSi), with broad impacts in integrated optoelectronics, imaging, and photovoltaics.