Engineering

Latest Innovations

Optical phantom for multimodal optical instruments using fluorescent nanodiamonds

Dr. Boppart has created a new manner of calibrating multimodal optical instruments. Unlike prior solutions, such as fluorescent beads, this invention does not bleach and...

Ultra-scalable and Resilient Etched Metal Enhancements for Enhanced Refrigerant-Side Heat Transfer in HVAC Equipment

Dr. Miljkovic has developed microstructured aluminum (Al) tubes with increased heat transfer rates of 240% during refrigerant flow boiling. Highly conformal are generated...

Strategy for Rotary Wing Design for Blade-Vortex Interaction Noise Reduction

Researchers have developed a novel design strategy that mitigates the formation of vortices across the rotor near-wake region. The unique design aims to reduce thrust...

Electrochemical Recycling of Homogeneous Catalysts

Professor Xiao Su and colleagues have developed an electrochemical system for the separation and reutilization of homogenous catalysts including Pt and Pd-cross coupling...

Property-driven Automatic Generation of Reduced-ISA Hardware 

Dr. Rakesh Kumar and his team have developed a new system and tool to analyze logic circuits and find opportunity to automatically optimize them. This technology...

Ultra-flexible 2D Heterostructures for MEMS and Optoelectronic Applications

Researchers at the University of Illinois have developed ultra-flexible heterostructures made from 2D layers of van der Waals bonded materials. The heterostructures retain...

Stretchable and Flexible Optoelectronics from Crumpled Two-Dimensional Material Heterostructures

Researchers from the University of Illinois have developed a platform for stretchable + flexible optoelectronics that offer consistent performance in stretched vs. non-...

3D Multi-stack Nanowire and Nanosheet High Electron Mobility Transistors via Ultra-Wide Bandgap (UWBG) Materials

Researchers at the University of Illinois have developed a three-dimensional high electron mobility transistor (HEMT) architecture that utilizes ultra-wide bandgap (UWBG)...

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