All science technology

Perla Jiménez

October 1, 2014

Local tech firm supports women in engineering at UIC

Knowles donation used for scholarships, summer program

Rachel Harsley

September 25, 2014

UIC helps bring women, minorities into computer science

National effort funded by tech giants to increase student diversity

Amin Salehi-Khojin, asst professor of mechanical engineering. Photo: Roberta Dupuis-Devlin/UIC Photo Services

September 22, 2014

Graphene flaws key to creating hypersensitive ‘electronic nose’

Crystal grain boundaries attract and detect gas molecules

helices

September 4, 2014

Magnetic nanocubes self-assemble into helical superstructures

Spiral crystals develop ‘handedness’ that does not come from nanoparticle building blocks

glassware with various liquids

July 31, 2014

UIC, other universities urge lawmakers to close innovation deficit

Gap between actual, needed federal funding for research increases

Amin Salehi-Khojin

July 30, 2014

New catalyst converts carbon dioxide to fuel

Process could convert greenhouse gas to energy for healthier environment

Dirk Morr

July 28, 2014

Physicists unlock nature of high-temperature superconductivity

Key findings could lead to energy superhighways

red and blue paint

July 16, 2014

Research field sites rife with sexual harassment

Researchers concerned that abusive experiences drive women from science

"Hearts and Minds, The Interrogation Project" shown in the EVL

June 17, 2014

Virtual immersion in 3-D storytelling

Films screened in one of only two such facilities in the world

Graphene flakes with deformed pentagonal and heptagonal structures

May 28, 2014

Supersonic spray delivers high-quality graphene layer

Technique may create new industrial uses for carbon-based material