CCIL Director Rohit Bhargava was named to the IST Coalition's Researchers to Know 2018! This list highlights university researchers who have made a significant impact in their field and are driving innovation in Illinois.Story
Congratulations to Dr. Ayanjeet Ghosh on beginning his new position as Assistant Professor in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at the Univeristy of Alabama!Directory
Congratulations to Saumya Tiwari on her successful dissertation defense and new position at the University of California San Diego, as a Postdoctoral Fellow. We wish you the best on your new professional adventure!
Rohit Bhargava, a professor of bioengineering, explains how chemical imaging, machine learning, and 3D printing are changing how we think about and fight cancer. By studying microenvironments, scientists hope to better predict and fight cancer growth.Read Story
A 3D printing machine developed by Beckman researchers could provide the medical breakthrough to fight cancer.Read Story
Illinois Founder Professor Rohit Bhargava and Bioengineering graduate students Shachi Mittal and Kevin Yeh have developed a novel imaging method that simultaneously sub-types cancer cells and the tumor microenvironment. They presented at the International Society of Clinical Spectroscopy SPEC 2018 conference in Glasgow in June.Read Article
Illinois professor Rohit Bhargava and Ph.D. graduate Matthew Gelber developed a free-form 3-D printer that can create scaffoldings out of sugar for tissue engineering and manufacturing applications.News Bureau Article Newsweek Article 3D Printing Industry Article
"Relating Post-yield Mechanical Behavior in Polyethylenes to Spatially Varying Molecular Deformation Using Infrared Spectroscopic Imaging: Homopolymers" is the latest publication from the CISL group. Authors include Rohit Bhargava, Ayanjeet Ghosh, Prabuddha Mukherjee, Nicolas Spegazzini, and collaborators from Chevron-Phillps.Read Article
Congratulations to Jim McGraw for being awarded the prestigious Office Professional of the Year award by The Secretariat. He was up against fierce competition and his nomination by Dr. Bhargava made him stand out. Congratulations to Jim and the other nominees!
Congratulations to Shachi Mittal for being awarded the Nadine Barrie Smith Memorial Fellowship! The fund provides fellowships to female engineering graduate students who are conducting research in the general field of medical imaging.See Awardees
Prairie Dragon Paddlers hosted its inaugural event Sing for the Health of It. The Paddlers are the first Illinois Dragon Boat Team. It's made up of breast cancer survivors.The night was dedicated to the cause. Some singers performed in honor of a loved one who had the disease. This is all part of the paddlers' goals.Read Story
The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has a critical mass of researchers—both in natural sciences and engineering—committed to leading the way in finding next generation solutions to cancer and other medical challenges.Read Full Story