All science technology

UIC will be home to the world’s first analytical, aberration-corrected and monochromated transmission electron microscope, or TEM, with a magnetic field-free objective lens.

September 28, 2022

$4M NSF award brings next-generation microscope to UIC

New lens design allows for atomic-resolution imaging as well as chemical analysis of critical materials

Abstract image of atoms passing through water and an electrified membrane under a shining sun.

September 9, 2022

A breakthrough discovery in carbon capture conversion for ethylene production   

New method converts carbon dioxide into chemical

August 8, 2022

Understanding how rechargeable aqueous zinc batteries work

Study debunks accepted assumptions of charging mechanism in rechargeable aqueous zinc-manganese battery cells

August 1, 2022

Developing tech to eliminate ‘forever chemicals’ from water 

Funding from DOE’s National Alliance for Water Innovation supports UIC research 

August 1, 2022

NSF grants $10M for collaborative data science institute in Chicago

UIC leads initiative in partnership with four Chicago area university research centers

July 25, 2022

NSF, DOE grants fund UIC research to decarbonize cement manufacturing

Researchers investigate new methods to reduce carbon dioxide emissions

June 9, 2022

UIC joins national quantum computing center

Partnership with Brookhaven National Laboratory opens opportunities for students, faculty

March 31, 2022

Scientists bioprint tissue-like constructs capable of controlled, complex shape change

4D constructs have the potential to mimic how tissues change shape in the body

Sushant Anand, UIC assistant professor of mechanical engineering

March 31, 2022

Scientists develop environmentally safe, frost-resistant coatings

A longer-lasting alternative to conventional deicers

March 30, 2022

Scavenger nanoparticles could make fuel cell-powered vehicles a reality

New material prevents inexpensive catalysts from degrading

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