Undergraduates working at the Beckman Institute have found the experience benefits them in many ways.
A year-long celebration of Beckman’s two decades of existence concluded in October with a scientific symposium that reunited many of the people who have made the Institute what it is today.
Paul von Allmen is a research group leader at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory who got his career started with a postdoctoral research associate position at the Beckman Institute.
As a large magnet was moved into place in October, the year-long facilities swap between the Biomedical Imaging Center and the Illinois Simulator Laboratory neared completion.
Pierre Moulin of the Image Formation and Processing group does research that helps fight movie piracy.
The Winter 2010 issue of Synergy features a profile of Beckman Institute researcher Dan Simons’s foray into the world of popular science writing, a look at the contribution of undergraduates to research here, an update on our ongoing facilities swap, a recap of the 20th Anniversary Symposium, as well as profiles of faculty member Pierre Moulin and alumnus Paul von Allmen.