Beckman Institute faculty members Narendra Ahuja and Daniel Simons have been selected by the Center for Advanced Study for appointment as full-time CAS Associates for one semester during the 2006-07 academic year.
Each year Technology Review names 10 technologies that are worth keeping an eye on. This year's list (published in the March/April 2006 issue) includes stretchable silicon, a technology that John Rogers is developing as a researcher at the Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology and Professor of Materials Science and engineering at the University of Illinois.
Researchers at the Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology at the University of Illinois have made an exciting breakthrough in computational science that for the first time simulates an entire life form.
The Center for Healthy Minds will present award-winning journalist and author of two wildly popular bestsellers, "Tuesdays with Morrie" and "Five People You Meet in Heaven." Albom will present his inspirational message at the Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, Colwell Playhouse on Tuesday, March 28 at 7 PM. The evening begins at 6 PM with a Meet the Researchers fair in the Krannert lobby. A book signing will follow Albom's lecture. Tickets are $5 and are available through the Krannert box office at 800/KCPATIX (527-2849). Limit two tickets per person.
CALCULART, a month-long celebration of art and mathematics, will help launch the new 21st Century Gallery at the Krannert Art Museum during opening night festivities on Thursday, March 9th.
Beckman alumnus Steve Sullivan has contributed to more than 40 films as head of Research and Development at Industrial Light and Magic.
Al Feng’s ultrasonic frog: Beckman researcher leads team that makes groundbreaking discovery.
Al Feng's Ultrasonic Frog; Beckman Alumnus Steve Sullivan: Head of R&D at ILM; Joe Lyding: Risky moves and creative research strategies; Diane Beck: New faculty member profile.