All physics

Experimental determination of the melting curve of iron to 1000

January 13, 2022

Measuring the melting curve of iron at super-Earth core conditions

New study appears in Science

George Crabtree, director of the UIC Energy Initiative and distinguished professor of physics, and electrical and mechanical engineering

January 7, 2022

UIC physicist earns AIAA award for excellence

George Crabtree acknowledged for significant contributions in the broad field of energy systems

Russell Hemley, UIC College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Disting

November 15, 2021

Combining pressure, electrochemistry to synthesize superhydrides

Study by UIC’s Russell Hemley featured in Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences

Russell Hemley, UIC College of Liberal Arts and Sciences Disting

October 29, 2021

UIC scientist takes research to the extreme

In a prominent career spanning four decades, Russell Hemley has explored the behavior of matter and materials in extreme environments, particularly high pressures and temperatures

July 1, 2021

UIC awarded $2.25M to establish Army HBCU/MI Research Center of Excellence

Center will train the next generation of scientists and engineers in the field of energetic materials

June 15, 2021

Solving a murder case with physics

Researchers investigate blood spatter

Schematic of approach developed by University of Illinois at Chi

August 5, 2020

UIC physicist earns innovation award from Microscopy Today

Groundbreaking approach in high-resolution electron energy loss spectroscopy

National Nuclear Security Administration logo

April 27, 2020

$8M to UIC to lead DOE materials research center

Center will study materials in extreme conditions

Lopa Bhatt, a UIC Honors College member

April 8, 2020

UIC physics and mathematics student named Goldwater Scholar

Honors College member studying electron microscopy

Cobalt atoms (red) are placed on a copper surface (green) one at a time to form a Kondo droplet, leading to a collective pattern that is the fundamental building block of superconductivity.

March 2, 2020

Manipulating atoms to make better superconductors

Researchers experiment with collective dynamics

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