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2/23 – Associate Professor Tolou Shokuhfar published a paper titled “Nanocomposite materials in orthopedic applications” in the Frontiers of Chemical Science and Engineering Journal.
1/7 – The BiAffect App developed by UIC professor Alex Leow is covered in an Associated Press article run by The New York Times.
1/4 – Associate Professor Tolou Shokuhfar published a paper titled “Investigation of the magnetosome biomineralization in magnetotactic bacteria using graphene liquid cell – transmission electron microscopy” in Nanoscale Journal.
1/2 – Richard and Loan Hill Professor Ian Papautsky published a paper titled “Isolation of circulating tumor cells in non-small-cell-lung-cancer (NSCLC) patients using a multi-flow microfluidic channel” in the Microsystems & Nanoengineering Journal.
12/19 – Richard and Loan Hill Professor Ian Papautsky received an MPI/R01 Development Award for his Translational Oncology Program proposal.
12/17 – Richard and Loan Hill Professor Xincheng Yao has a study titled “Miniaturized indirect ophthalmoscopy promises an affordable solution to foster smartphone wide-field fundus photography in telemedicine” featured in Advances in Engineering.
12/3 – Minhaj Alam of Dr. Yao’s Biomedical Optics and Functional Imaging Laboratory received the Provost’s Graduate Research Award.
11/29 – Professor Andreas Linninger has a paper titled “Simulations of blood as a suspension predicts a depth dependent hematocrit in the circulation throughout the cerebral cortex” featured in PLoS Computational Biology.
11/21 – Dr. Jie Liang, Professor at UIC Bioengineering, published a paper titled: Probabilistic control of HIV latency and transactivation by the Tat gene circuit
11/17 – Associate Professor Tolou Shokuhfar published a paper titled “Considerations for imaging thick, low contrast, and beam sensitive samples with liquid cell transmission electron microscopy.”
10/15 – Ramille Shah received an NIH R21 grant.
9/12 – Richard and Loan Hill Professor Ian Papautsky developed a finger-prick blood test for toxic metals.
9/6 – UIC is ranked among top 10 ‘Best Value’ universities by the Wall Street Journal and Times Higher Education.
9/1 – Richard and Loan Hill Professor Ian Papautsky and collaborator Erin Haynes from the University of Cincinnati) received a $1.7M NIH R33 grant titled “Validation and Demonstration of Point-of-Care Sensor for Multi-Metal Exposure Assessment.”
8/24 – The UIC Engineering World Health (EWH) team won second place in the EWH Design Competition for their design of a hearing test device.
8/1 – Associate Professor Tolou Shokuhfar was accepted into Crain’s Leadership Academy.
12/1 – Gamze Gursoy of the Liang lab received the Annual Outstanding Thesis and Dissertation Award.
12/1 – Shreyan Majumdar of the Klatt lab received the Chancellor’s Graduate Research Award.
12/1 – Wei Tian of the Liang lab received a Provost Deiss Award.
9/27 – Professor Urmila Diwekar was the keynote speaker at the fifth International Summit on Medical Biology and Bioengineering in Chicago.
9/17 – Professor Urmila Diwekar was a speaker at the Symposium on Global Sustainability at Academy of Hungary in Rome.
9/11 – Shresta Patangay of the Hetling lab received an honorable mention in UIC’s 2017 Image of Research competition.
8/30 – Professor Andreas Linninger received a three-year, $297,000 NSF grant for “Computational platform for predictive magnetohydrodynamic drug targeting.”
8/29 – UIC MIE Professor Reza Shahbazian-Yassar and co-investigator Associate Professor Tolou Shokuhfar received a three-year, $390,000 NSF award for “Fundamental Understanding of Growth and Inhibition of Calcium Oxalate Kidney Stones.”
8/24 – Professor Salman Khetani received a three-year, $300,000 NSF grant for “Collaborative Research: High-throughput microliver platform for drug toxicity screening.” This is a collaborative grant with Assistant Professor David Wood of the University of Minnesota Department of Biomedical Engineering.
8/23 – Professor Jie Liang and Co-I Amy Kenter, PhD, of the UIC Department of Microbiology and Immunology in the UIC College of Medicine, received a two-year, $420,000 NIH R21 grant for “Constructing Ensembles of 3D Structures of Igh Locus and Predicting Novel Chromosomal Interactions.”
8/04 – Professor Andreas Linninger and Co-PI Ali Alaraj, MD, of the UIC Department of Neurosurgery, received a two-year, $420,000 NIH R21 grant for “A vascular tree topology inspired platform to compute intracranial blood flow (tree CFD).”
6/30 – Associate Professor Ao Ma received a three-year, $405,000 NSF grant for “Conformational dynamics, reaction coordinates, and time scale separation in biomolecular systems from the perspective of energy flows.”
6/08 – Associate Professor David Eddington received a $416,000 two-year NIH R21 grant for “Confined Genetic Transformation and Exchange of Antibiotic Resistance Genes in Femtoliter Microdroplets.”
5/25 – Ahmed Metwally, a bioinformatics PhD student in the Yang Dai lab, won second place for his poster “Microbiome Dynamics as Predictors of Lung Transplant Rejection” at the Great Lakes Bioinformatics Conference (GLBIO’17) and the Scientific Excellence Award for first-place poster at the UIC Department of Medicine Scholarly Activities Day.
5/22 – Ahmed Metwally, a bioinformatics PhD student co-advised by Yang Dai and David Perkins, received a CCTS Pre-doctoral Education for Clinical and Translational Scientists (PECTS) Fellowship.
5/17 – UIC News story: East Meets West: Engineering, dentistry collaboration leads to new biomaterials.
5/16 – UIC News story: App that tracks bipolar manic, depressive episodes wins award.
4/12 – Clinical Associate Professor Miiri Kotche received a Fulbright award to study in Finland.
4/1 – Nicholas Marjanovic, Kevin Kerr, Ricardo Aranda, and Hananeh Esmailbeigi, who comprise the BMES Tongue-Computer Interface project team, were awarded a VentureWell E-Team Program grant.
3/14 – A UIC bioengineering student was awarded a Gates Cambridge Scholarship.
2/28 – The Engineering World Health team achieved official Performance Certification for Laminar Airflow Equipment from LabMetrics, Inc.
2/21 – Peter Nelson and Alex Leow led a team that developed an app called BiAffect, which can monitor mobile device usage to predict manic and depressive moods in people diagnosed with bipolar disorder.
2/14 – Vidyani Suryadevara and Shreya Ghosh received the fall 2016 Chancellor’s Graduate Research Award.
2/13 – The article “Room temperature TiO2 ALD on collagen membrane from a titanium alkylamide precursor” by Christos G. Takoudis, Arghya K Bishal, and Cortino Sukotjo was featured as editor’s pick in JVST.
2/08 – Yawen Ni, Tao Teng, Runting Li, Agnes Simonyi, Grace Y. Sun, and James C. Lee published “TNFα alters occludin and cerebral endothelial permeability: Role of p38MAPK” in PLoS ONE.
1/25 – Divinefavor Osinloye of Tolou Shokuhfar’s lab received the Cato T. Laurencin Travel Fellowship Award.
1/10 – Megan Rexius of David Eddington’s lab received the American Physiological Society Endocrinology & Metabolism Research Recognition Award.
12/2 – Taneka Taylor Jones of the Satish Alapati lab received a Provost Deiss Award for project “Synthesis of a 3D Printed Bioink for Dental Pulp Regeneration.”
11/18 – UIC News story: Miss Chicago Chinatown uses platform to promote girls in STEM.
11/17 – Pritesh Parmar of the James Patton lab received an NIH fellowship for a project titled “Enhancing acquisition of novel motor skills using the optimal error-feedback for robot-assisted stroke rehabilitation.”
11/15 – Ahmed Metwally, who is co-advised by Yang Dai and David Perkins, was elected student representative of IEEE EMBS.
11/10 – A publication by Andreas Linninger and his lab members titled “Hydrocephalus: the role of cerebral aquaporin-4 channels and computational modeling considerations of cerebrospinal fluid” was featured on cover of the September 2016 issue of the Journal of Neurosurgical Focus.
11/4 – Susan Crimmin and David Eddington were appointed to three-year terms on the SLAS Americas Council.
10/24 – Meagan Ouy of Tolou Shokuhfar’s lab received an Honors College Undergraduate Conference Travel Grant.
10/18 – Professor Mathew T. Mathew received a new NIH grant titled “Corrosion Induced Hip Implant Failure: Synergistic Interactions of Patient, Material, Design, and Surgical Factors.”
9/22 – A 2002 PhD graduate won the Pioneers of Miniaturization Prize, which is given every year at microTAS.
9/14 – Members of the Khetani lab published “Superhydrophobic Coatings with Edible Materials.”
9/7 – Associate Professor Tolou Shokuhfar (PI) and Professor Constantine Megaridis from UIC mechanical and industrial engineering (Co-I) received a three-year, $164,000 grant from the NCSU Nonwovens Institute for “Bacteria-Surface Adhesion Interactions: New Perspectives in Antifouling Surface Design.”
9/1 – David Banner from Tolou Shokuhfar’s lab received the M&M student award of $1,000 from the Microscopy and Microanalysis Society for his work titled “Synthesis and Characterization of Paramagnetic Iron Nanoparticles with Minimal Gold Coating for Optimal Drug Delivery.”
7/20 – Alex Leow, associate professor of psychiatry and bioengineering, is quoted in an article in The Daily Dot on the use of smartphone apps to help track mood disorders. Leow is team leader for BiAffect, a study that uses a smartphone’s keyboard to track and predict mood episodes in bipolar disorder.
7/19 – Reza Ghodsi from Tolou Shokuhfar’s lab was awarded the IAB 2016 Technical Merit award from the Nonwoven Institute.
7/14 – UIC Distinguished Professor Michael Stroscio received the UIC Award for Excellence in Teaching for the 2016-2017 academic year.
6/29 – Altaf Khan of AVL and Dr. Li of RRC visit a coil-building workshop at the National MagLab site at the McKnight Brain Institute.
6/21 – David Eddington and University of Wisconsin-Madison collaborator David Baum share a $300,000 NSF grant for “EAGER Collaborative Proposal: A microfluidic platform for the discovery of new, life-like chemical systems.”
6/20 – Daniela Valdez-Jasso received a three-year, $228,000 American Heart Association grant for “Ventriculo-vascular coupling in PAH: Significance of large-vessel remodeling on cardiac and pulmonary vascular function.”
6/13 – Dr. O’Neill, Dr. Penn, and students M. Werner and J. Thomas published a featured article in the June 15 edition of Quantitative Imaging for Medicine and Surgery.
6/13 – Associate Professor Tolou Shokhufar and her postdoctoral researcher Emre Firlar’s proposal “Revealing the Evolution of Iron Oxide Crystal Structures in Ferritin Proteins Encapsulated in Graphene via EFTEM and XEDS” was accepted by CNM Argonne.
6/13 – News story: Engineering World Health (EWH) project working in Rwanda, Africa.
5/10 – Miiri Kotche received the 2016 Associate for Women in Science Chicago Area Chapter “Motivator of the Year” Award.
4/29 – Engineering World Health won a $5,000 cash prize at the Maurice Prize Competition for its design of a laminar flow hood for a pediatric hospital in Vietnam.
4/25 – The Tongue-Computer Interface project of BMES was accepted for presentation at the Student Design Competition at the ASAIO 62nd Annual Conference.
4/22 – Bioinformatics student Ahmed Metwally won first place in the 2016 Student Research Forum.
4/20 – Associate Professor Tolou Shokuhfar and her postdoctoral researcher Emre Firlar received $15,000 in CBC Postdoctoral Research Grant Program funding.
1/25 – Dr. Jose Oberholzer’s research was published in Nature Magazine.
11/25 – Ahmed Metwally won a fall 2015 Chancellor’s Award.
11/9 – Tolou Shokuhfar received a TMS Young Leader Award.
10/19 – Justin Horowitz and James Patton are cited in an online article in Smithsonian Magazine about their research.
9/28 – Jose Oberholzer received a new five-year, $540,000 NIH R25 grant titled “Training interdisciplinary scientists for functional cure of diabetes.”
9/28 – Allen Ye’s brain visualization done in CAVE2, part of UIC’s Electronic Visualization Lab, was a finalist in UIC’s 2015 Image of Research Contest.
9/14 – A publication by Sathees Kannan Selvaraj and colleagues from the Takoudis lab in the Journal of Vacuum Science and Technology was among the “Most Read Atomic Layer Deposition Articles Published in 2014.”
7/14 – News story: Goldwater scholar Tiana Wong creates tools to solve health problems.
6/29 – Dr. Urmila Diwekar received the 2015 Energy and Sustainability Award.
5/21 – Student Natalia Lyda was featured on PolvisionNEWS for her Engineering Expo project.
4/21 – Vidyani Suryadevara won a spring 2015 Provost Deiss Award for her project titled “Imaging techniques (MRI) and nanomedicine for the diagnosis and treatment of pulmonary fibrosis.”
4/21 – Michael Mkrtschjan won a spring 2015 Provost Deiss Award for his project titled ‘Training in Micromagnet Fabrication for use in Cardiomyocyte Mechanical load studies.”
4/09 – Vidyani Suryadevara won the UIC Chancellor’s Student Service Award.
2/04 – UIC News story: Students are solving real-world medical problems in the Interdisciplinary Product Development course.
12/04 – Chicago-based alternative band Wilco donates a percentage of its proceeds to Engineering World Health.
11/18 – Jacek Lechowicz of the Linninger lab won a Provost Deiss Award for his project “Microfluid Platform for the Study of Cellular and Molecular Water Transport in the Central Nervous System.”
11/05 – C. Knowlton won in the moving image category of UIC’s 2014 Image of Research contest.
10/29 – The Computer and Chemical Engineering Best Paper of the Year 2013 Award was given to Andrej Mosat, Eric Lueshen, Martina Heitzig, Cierra Hall, Andreas Linninger, Gurkan Sin, and Rafiqul Gani for “First Principles Pharmacokinetic Modeling: A Quantitative Study on Cyclosporin.”
10/16 – Jose Oberholzer received two new grants: $385,000 as principal investigator on “Multicomponent microcapsules for allogeneic islet transplantation in a comprehensive, preclinical non-human primate model,” and $1,969,500 as co-PI for “Advanced Biomaterials and delivery systems for Islet Encapsulation.”
8/8 – G.A. Mansoori was appointed to the editorial board of the Journal of Life Science Engineering.
7/30 – Professor Thomas Royston received an NIH award at the Edward C. Nagy New Investigator Symposium.
6/4 – Hananeh Esmailbeigi and Valerie Dobiesz received $40,000 from the UIC Chancellor’s Discovery Fund.
6/4 – Dieter Klatt and Orly Lazarov received $40,000 from the UIC Chancellor’s Discovery Fund.
5/21 – Richard Magin and Carson Ingo were featured in the National High Magnetic Field Lab.
5/7 – The winning team in the bioengineering category at UIC’s Engineering Expo was featured on Univision Chicago.
5/6 – Andreas Linninger received a $300,000 NSF grant for “Intrathecal magnetic drug targeting.”
4/30 – G.A. Mansoori joined the editorial boards of Advances in Biomedical Science and Engineering Journal and Journal of Biotechnology and Bioengineering.
4/29 – Carlos Ng received an Abraham Lincoln Fellowship award.
4/11 – Miiri Kotche (PI) and John Hetling (Co-I) received an NIH R25 grant for “Translational Design of Medical Devices.”
4/9 – Kirti Yenkie of the Diwekar lab won the Women and Gender Research Award at the 2014 UIC Research Forum.
3/26 – Farah Shareef of the Michael Cho lab won an FMC Technologies Fellowship.
1/15 – Carson Ingo’s paper was on the cover of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine, 71(2), February 2014.
12/5 – Amit Paul won a gold medal at the UIC College of Medicine 2013 Research Forum.
12/3 – Perlina Fortinberry and Indu Venugopal won 2013 Provost Deiss Research Awards.
11/26 – Farah Shareef and Taneka Jones of the Cho lab won 2013 Chancellor’s Graduate Research Fellowships.
11/14 – CNN Money’s list of Best Jobs In America ranks biomedical engineer in first place.
11/12 – Professor Andreas Linninger was elected director of the AiChE CAST Division for a three-year term.
10/23 – Jie Liang received renewal for the NIH R01 grant titled “Computational Assembly of Beta Barrel Membrane Protein.”
10/21 – Jie Liang and colleagues were awarded a grant from the Chicago Biomedical Consortium.
10/7 – A paper co-authored by Yang Dai about MicroRNA-7 targets was among the most cited according to 2012 Journal Citation Reports.
9/25 – UIC News story: Early diagnostic tool for glaucoma to prevent blindness.
9/24 – UIC News story: Applying quantum dots to cure, diagnose disease.
9/17 – Jun Cheng received a 2013 grant from the Discovery Fund for Multidisciplinary Research.
9/16 – Andreas Linninger and David Eddington won OVCR Ignite Awards for their projects.
9/3 – John Hetling received a POC Award for the Detecting Glaucoma Where it Starts project.
8/16 – Grant Hartung, a student advised by G.A. Mansoori, won a best poster award.
6/19 – Professor Thomas Royston was featured in UI College of Medicine News.
6/18 – Michael Stroscio was named a UIC Distinguished Professor.
6/3 – G.A. Mansoori was named to the editorial board of the Journal of Technology Innovations in Renewable Energy.
5/13 – Jun Cheng received a grant from the Chancellor’s Discovery Fund for Multidisciplinary Research.
5/3 – Allen Ye was chosen as a PECTS Fellow.
5/1 – Carson Ingo was awarded a Whitaker Scholar Grant to be a postdoctoral researcher at Leiden University in the Netherlands.
4/23 – Nikhil Bommakanti received a Goldwater Scholarship for the 2013-2014 academic year.
4/22 – David Eddington will join the Technical Program Committee for microTAS 2013.
4/21 – Laura Jane Elgass received a Provost Deiss Award for graduate research.
4/16 – Hugo Caisedo participated as a scholar at SMDP Biotech.
4/11 – David Eddington joined the editorial board of PLoS One.
4/9 – Vishal K. Varma was notified of induction into the Activities Honor Society.
4/8 – SPIE Journal of Nanophotonics reviewed Diamondoid Molecules, a book by G.A. Mansoori.
3/19 – Professor G.A. Mansoori joined the editorial board of the Journal of Bioanalysis & Biomedicine.
3/6 – Michael Cho received a $1M grant from ONR for “Microcavitation & Traumatic Brain Injury.”
3/4 – Hetling Lab member Amani Al-Tarouti was named a Vesalian Scholar for the Electroretinogram project.
3/3 – Physics Today reviewed Diamondoid Molecules, a book by Professor G.A. Mansoori.
3/2 – David Eddington and colleagues received funding for “Precise Oxygen Landscapes for Cells and Tissues in Culture.”
3/1 – Jie Liang received the UIC College of Medicine’s Faculty of The Year Award.
2/18 – Professor G.A. Mansoori was awarded a new patent on large-scale production of silver nanoparticles.
1/28 – Terry Layton served as a panel member for the Institute of Circulatory and Respiratory Health.
1/25 – Andreas Linninger received a $70,000 NSF grant for the EAGER project.
1/24 – David Eddington served as a guest editor for Lab on a Chip.
1/23 – Professor G.A. Mansoori and co-authors published a new book titled Diamondoid Molecules.
1/11 – Andreas Linninger is solving vexing problems of the brain in the UIC Electronic Visualization Laboratory’s new CAVE2.
1/7 – Christos Takoudis was the keynote speaker at the 2012 Future Convergence Technology Forum and Exhibition.
1/02 – Terry Layton served as an independent representative for the FDA Neurological Devices and Kentucky Science & Technology panels.
12/13 – Jun Cheng and Dieter Klatt won Campus Research Board awards of $20,000 each.
12/6 – Gerardo Mauleon won a fall 2012 Chancellor’s Graduate Research Fellowship.
11/29 – Amit Paul of the Cho lab won a gold medal at the 2012 UIC College of Medicine Research Forum.
11/13 – Megan Rexius won pre-doctoral support via a Translational Research Program Award.
10/17 – Amelia Zellander in the Cho lab won an NSF travel award to attend ASME 2012.
10/13 – Amit Paul in the Cho lab received a Tony B. Academic Travel Award from SLAS.
10/12 – C. Knowlton was one of 12 finalists in Science Magazine‘s 2012 Dance your PhD contest.
10/10 – James Patton received a five-year, $5 million grant from MARS-RERC Center for Rehabilitation Robotics.
10/8 – Jie Liang received a $93,000 supplementary grant for “Computational Assembly of Beta Barrel Membrane Protein.”
8/28 – Melissa Wardlow, advised by Michael Cho, received a Chancellor’s Undergraduate Research Award.
8/27 – Laura Jane Elgass and Yazan Abdel Majeed won Outstanding TA Awards for spring 2012.
7/2 – Michael Cho received a University Scholar Award for the 2012-2013 school year.
6/7 – UIC is ranked 11th in a list of World’s Best Young Universities.
5/25 – David Eddington is a co-investigator on a 2012 Pfizer ARTS Competition grant.
5/17 – Terry Layton served as an industry representative on the FDA Gastroenterology and Urology Devices Panel on Obesity Devices.
5/8 – Ying Hsu won a Mimics InnovationAward.
5/7 – Nick Anderson and Sasidhar Madugula won Whitaker Undergraduate Program travel awards.
5/2 – Hugo Caicedo serve as the distinguished Ph.D. speaker at the Global Healthcare Challenges conference in Turkey.
5/1 – Arman Butt received a 2012 IADR PG Student Research Fellowship.
5/1 – Lara Ansari won a Best Student Paper Award in the UBSJ spring 2012 issue.
4/4 – Miiri Kotche and John Hetling won CETL’s Award for Curriculum and Instruction Enhancements.
4/3 – Ian Gould won UIC’s 2012 Image of Research competition.
4/2 – Andreas Linninger’s funding for the RET program was extended for the amount of $500,000 over three years.
3/30 – Hugo Caicedo won a fellowship for the 2012 NSF Summer Institute on Materiomics at MIT.
3/28 – Bioengineering students on UIC’s Engineering Design Team won at a robot demolition match.
3/16 – Bioengineering students won a poster award at CAURS 2012.
3/5 – LPPD students won awards at the 2012 spring symposium and student research conference in STEM.
2/21 – John Hetling received a patent for Apparatus and Methods for Mapping Retinal Function.
2/20 – Adjunct Professor Daniel Corcos was covered in the news for his groundbreaking research on Parkinson’s disease.
2/7 – Christos Takoudis received an ANL grant for nanoneuronics.
2/2 – Chi Bang and Brian Kunzer won Outstanding TA Awards for fall 2011
1/17 – Terry Layton served as an industry representative for the Gastroenterology and Urology Devices Panel Meeting.
12/30 – W. Pietrzak’s senior design paper was published in Cell and Tissue Banking.
11/22 – Farnaz Abdollahi of the Patton lab received a fall 2011 Chancellor’s Graduate Research Fellowship.
11/22 – Damian Roqueiro of the Dai lab received a fall 2011 Chancellor’s Graduate Research Fellowship.
11/21 – Kathleen Broughton received a fall 2011 Provost Deiss Award.
11/20 – Christos Takoudis’ $500,000 NSF grant on next-generation fuel cells was mentioned in a Scientific American article.
11/15 – Terry Layton served as a panel member for the Commercialization and Matching Fund of KSTC.
11/14 – S. Hong and David Eddington’s collaboration was reviewed by F1000.
10/31 – S. Hong and David Eddington’s collaboration was named the “Hot Paper” in Angewandte Chemie.
10/21 – Damian Roqueiro received a 2011 IEEE BIBM travel award for the BIBM conference in Atlanta.
9/16 – Terry Layton served on the Member Expert Panel for the Network of Centres of Excellence of Canada.
9/07 – An eighth grader was inspired by Professor G.A. Mansoori’s book to do a science fair project on cancer nanotech.
8/26 – Joseph Kanikunnel received a Chancellor’s Undergraduate Research Award.
8/05 – Urmila Diwekar received the 2011 Ernest Thiele Award from the AIChE Chicago Section.
6/28 – John Hetling received a 2011 UIC Award for Excellence in Teaching.
6/27 – John Hetling received a 2011 COE Harold Simon Teaching Award.
6/10 – Christos Takoudis received a new grant to produce cooler, smaller fuel cells.
5/31 – The 2011 Neuroengineering Symposium will be held by the Beckman Institute.
5/25 – Urmila Diwekar became the first woman to win the 2011 Lawrence K. Cecil Award from BIOEAIChE1.
5/18 – Carson Ingo was awarded a fellowship to attend BIOC2011 in Istanbul, Turkey.
5/09 – Hugo Caicedo was awarded a fellowship to attend BIOC2011 in Istanbul, Turkey.
5/06 – According to IEEE Career Focus, biomedical engineering is the forecast No. 1 job for the upcoming decade.
5/03 – Student Carlos Ng Pitti received an S.E.E Scholarship from the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs.
4/27 – Professor G.A. Mansoori’s Principles of Nanotechnology was recognized as bestselling textbook.
4/26 – Bhaskar Das Gupta and Jie Liang received $408,000 from the NSF for a bioinformatics project.
4/21 – PhD student Hibo Mohamed received a UIC Abraham Lincoln Fellowship.
4/20 – PhD student Hugo Caicedo received a Chancellor’s Graduate Research Fellowship.
4/15 – David Eddington spoke at the CBC Science Day about his recent LEVER award.
4/14 – John Hetling received the College of Engineering’s Harold Simon Award for Excellence in Teaching.
4/11 – Terry Layton received a 2011 Silver Circle Award for Teaching Excellence.
4/05 – Students attended the CAURS, MBECC, and NEBEC conferences.
2/10 – Sagar Nadimpali and Sumaira Yahya received UIAA 2011 Student Leadership Awards.
1/13 – David Eddington and Seungpyo Hong’s recent paper was highlighted by C&EN.
12/15 – Professor G.A. Mansoori joined the editorial boards of GJPE and nanotech of Insciences Journal 1.
2/14 – Professor G.A. Mansoori was named the honorary editor in chief of IJNN and joined the editorial board of the SOCAR Institute.
12/08 – Andreas Linninger was appointed an editor on Process Systems Engineering for its international CheRD journal.
11/23 – Joel Fontanarosa of LCFG won first place at the College of Medicine 2010 research poster competition.
11/22 – LPPD members received honorable mention in the CAST Directors Award competition at the BIOEAIChE1 annual meeting.
11/02 – Brian Sweetman of LPPD was awarded a Chancellor’s Supplemental Graduate Research Fellowship.
11/01 – Richard Magin’s “Fractional kinetics in multi-compartmental systems” was published in JPP.
10/29 – Michael Cho was elected to the College of Fellows of AIMBE.
10/20 – Oleksiy Karpenko of LCFG received a travel award to attend a PASI conference in Chile.
10/06 – Professor G.A. Mansoori presented at the Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology on nanotech and nanobiotech.
10/05 – Professor G.A. Mansoori presented at Indiana State University on nanotech and nanobiotech.
10/04 – One of last year’s senior design projects will be presented at the 2011 ORS Annual Meeting.
9/27 – David Eddington received $936,000 in funding via a Chicago Biomedical Consortium Lever Award.
9/24 – David Eddington received $337,000 in funding from an NIH CCNE Award (U54).
8/18 – BML has two papers in a special ‘Emerging Invesitigators’ issue of Lab on a Chip
8/12 – Thomas Royston and his co-investigators at Rush University received $1.3 million for the Audible Human Project.
8/06 – Richard Magin was named a UIC Distinguished Professor.
7/15 – Michael Cho was awarded $146,000 from the Office of Naval Research.
6/28 – Chris Fall was awarded $435,000 from the National Institute of Mental Health.
6/18 – Jie Liang received a University Scholar Award for the 2010-2011 academic year.
6/03 – Yang Dai was awarded a grant from the Chancellor’s Discovery Fund for Multidisciplinary Research.
5/18 – Andreas Linninger was awarded $423,000 from the National Institute of Neurological Disorders & Stroke.
5/03 – Amelia Zellander, advised by Michael Cho, received a UIC Abraham Lincoln Fellowship.
5/02 – Percival D. McCormack was honored at Trinity College Scholars of the Decades.