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Nano Sensors Group in the News

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2013

  1. Congratulations to Yafang Tang for being selected as one of just a few graduate students at Illinois to participate in the 2013 "Rising Stars in ECE," a 2-day workshop in November at MIT to encourage women scientists to consider careers in academic research. 
  2. U of I News: Cradle Turns Smartphone into a Handheld Biosensor
  3. Kenny Long and Hojeong Yu win Third Place Most Fundable Venture in the Cozad Competition
  4. Congratulations to Yue Zhuo for being awarded the Yee Fellowship for 2013-2014
  5. One of our undergrads won the A.R. "Buck" Knight Award. Great job Tiantian!
  6. Kenny Long wins the Midwest-Cancer Nanotechnolgy Training Center Fellowship

2012

  1. Professor Brian Cunningham is elected to Fellow in IEEE and AIMBE
  2. Erich Lidstone is an NSF IGERT-CMMB Visiting Scholar, Max Planck Institute for Intelligent Systems

2011

  1. February 4, 2011.  NSF Sponsored Nanotechnology Center to Begin
  2. February 15, 2011. Photonic Crystal Enhanced Fluorescence Featured on Cover of Analytical Chemistry Journal

2010

  1. April 15, 2010.  Nano Sensors Group Launches New Web Site.
  2. April 22, 2010. Nano Sensors Group Graduate Students Win Prestigious Awards
  3. June 14, 2010. Cunningham's Research Helps Launch New Biosensing Instrument
  4. October 22, 2010. Prof. Cunningham Receives IEEE Sensors Council Technical Achievement Award

2009

  1. October 5, 2009 - University of Illinois and Pacific Northwest Laboratory Win NIH Economic Recovery Funding to Develop High Sensitivity Cancer Diagnostic Tests
  2. May 6, 2009 - Nano Sensors Group Graduate Student is Awarded the Linda Su-Nan Sah Fellowship
  3. April 30, 2009 - Nano Sensors Group Undergraduate Student Wins Buck Knight Outstanding Senior Award
  4. April 30, 2009 - Nano Sensors Group Graduate Student Selected for the P.D. Coleman Outstanding Research Award
  5. March 16 , 2009 - Nano Sensors Group Graduate Student Wins Mavis Memorial Scholarship

2008

  1. November 14 , 2008 - Collaboration Receives Grainger Award
  2. November 13, 2008 - Engineering-Chemistry Collaboration Recognized by the Association for Laboratory Automation
  3. July 1 , 2008 - Photonic Crystal Biosensors on Cover of ACS Chemical Biology Journal
  4. May 28, 2008 - Photonic Crystal Biosensor Manufacturing Methods Featured
  5. March 18, 2008 - Nikhil Ganesh Wins Racheff-Intel Award for Excellence in Graduate Research
  6. February 25, 2008 - Photonic crystals key to protective eyewear

2007

  1. Researchers set new record for quantum dot brightnessSeptember 25, 2007 - Researchers set new record for brightness of quantum dots



  2. March 28, 2007 SRU Biosystems Secures Exclusive License to Evanescent Resonance
  3. January 17, 2007 - Illinois and Pakistani researchers team for cancer cures

2006

  1. September 28, 2006 - BIND BIOSENSORS RECOGNIZED FOR INNOVATION IN DRUG DISCOVERY
  2. July 10, 2006 - Nano Sensors Group at UIUC demonstrates biosensor operating at ultraviolet wavelenghts for improved surface sensitivity.
  3. The July, 2006 issue of Expert Opinions in Proteomics (image on right) featured photonic crystal biosensor technology in its Technology Review section in an article entitled “Microplate-based label-free detection of biomolecular interactions: applications in proteomics and drug discovery”
  4. April 10, 2006 - Multidisciplinary team at UIUC wins grant for use of biosensor technology to study potential drugs for Parkinson's disease and cancer.