2018 School News
(continued from the SCS home page)Brendan Harley is the recipient of the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences 2017-2018 Dean's Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching. ChBE News. Jonathan Sweedler was awarded a 2018 Pathway to Stop Diabetes research grant. His research project title is "Unraveling Diabetes Progression a Cell at a Time". American Diabetes Assoc. article Kenneth Hernández-Burgos, a postdoc collaborating with Joaquín Rodríguez-López and Jeffrey Moore was interviewed for a Beckman Institute article. Beckman Institute News. Jinwoo Cheon (PhD '93, Girolami), is a Madhuri and Jagdish N. Sheth International Alumni Award for Exceptional Achievement recipient. This annual U of I award is given to a distinguished international Illinois alum who has helped to better their own nation or the world through their contributions to government, humanity, science, art or human welfare. U of I News. Ying Diao and graduate student Hyunjoong Chung are members of a team that has identified a mechanism that triggers shape-memory in organic crystals used in plastic electronics. U of I News. Jeffrey Moore was named a Stanley O. Ikenberry Endowed Chair, among the most distinguished honors on the campus. U of I News.