[Illinois] High Dimensional Uncertainty Quantification via Multilevel Monte Carlo
04 Feb 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Hillary Fairbanks
Multilevel Monte Carlo (MLMC) has been shown to be a cost effective way to compute moments of desired quantities of interest in stochastic partial differential equations when the uncertainty in...
[Illinois] Stable Discretizations and Robust Block Preconditioners for Fluid-Structure Interaction Systems
04 Feb 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Kai Yang
In our work we develop a family of preconditioners for the linear algebraic systems arising from the arbitrary Lagrangian-Eulerian discretization of some fluid-structure interaction models. After...
[Illinois] Rare Events with Large-Impact: Bioengineering & Clinical Applications of Circulating Tumor Cells
04 Feb 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Mehmet Toner
Dr. Mehmet Toner is the Helen Andrus Benedict Professor of Biomedical Engineering at the Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), Harvard Medical School (HMS), and is the co-founding director of the...
[Illinois] CNST Nanotechnology Workshop 2015
04 Feb 2016 | Workshops | Contributor(s): Mustafa El-sayed, Mehmet Toner
The CNST Nanotechnology Workshop highlights University of Illinois research in bionanotechnology and nanomedicine, nanoelectronics and nanophotonics, and nanomaterials and nanomanufacturing,...
Multiscale Modeling of Graphene-Metal Contacts
01 Feb 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): T. Cusati, Gianluca Fiori, A. Fortunelli, Giuseppe Iannaccone
IWCE 2015 presentation. In this talk we focus on an approach to multiscale modeling of graphene- metal contacts, considering both chemisorbed and physisorbed materials. We show that it is possible...
[Illinois] Signal Processing at Light Speed: Ultrashort Optical Pulse Generation with Arbitrary Waveforms
29 Jan 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Claire Mcghee
We aim to further improve early detection of cancer biomarkers, including metal ion and small molecules, using functional DNA as the selective component for photonic crystal surface enhanced Raman...
[Illinois] Using Photonic Crystals to Enhance SERS Signals for Early Detection of Prostate Cancer
29 Jan 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Caitlin Race
Prostate cancer is the second most common cancer for men, and the second leading cause of death due to cancer in men. Currently, the most common screening method aims to detect high levels of...
[Illinois] Manipulating Substrate Topography for Enhanced Myogenic Differentiation of Primary Myoblasts and Neuromuscular Junction Formation
29 Jan 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Eunkyung Ko
Myogenic commitment of stem cells and primary myoblasts has drawn attention for developing treatments for skeletal muscle diseases. Biophysical cues as well as biochemical cues are known to...
[Illinois] Cadherin-Modulated Neural Differentiation of Stem Cells for Neuromuscular Junction Engineering
29 Jan 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Ellen Qin
Recently, efforts are increasingly made to engineer NMJ in vitro for both fundamental and applied bioscience studies. Certain success was made to modulate neural differentiation of stem cells...
[Illinois] Role for Stiffness in Vascular Fate
29 Jan 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Lian Wong
Stem cells, including embryonic stem cells (ESC) and induced pluripotent stem cells, have been explored as tools for studying development, as well as, potential sources for a large number of...
[Illinois] Bionanotechnology Seminar Series
29 Jan 2016 | Series
This series is organized by PhD students who are appointed as Trainees in the NIH/NCI Midwest Cancer Nanotechnology Training Center (M-CNTC) and in the NSF IGERT in Cellular and Molecular...
HyperSpy Online Tool
10 Jun 2015 | Tools | Contributor(s): Scott Mullen, Chang Wan Han, Volkan Ortalan
Hyperspectral data (e.g., Electron energy loss spectrum image and X-ray energy dispersive spectrum image) analysis and processing software
[Illinois] Stretch Induced Hyperexcitability of Mice Callosal Pathway
26 Jan 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Anthony Fan
Memory and learning are thought to result from changes in synaptic strength. Previous studies on synaptic physiology in brain slices have traditionally been focused on biochemical processes. Here,...
[Illinois] Synthetic Optical Holography
26 Jan 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Brad Deutsch
Bradley earned a Ph.D. in Optics in 2011 at the University of Rochester’s Institute of Optics. His research involved nanoscale optics, with a Ph.D. emphasis on phase-shifting...
[Illinois] Dimeric Trigger Responsive Drug Conjugate for High Loading Nanoencapsulates
26 Jan 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): kaimin Cai
Polymeric micelle is one of the most widely used drug delivery nanomedicine platforms; however, micelle drug delivery systems usually have very low drug loading and poorly defined composition,...
Thermal Conductivity of III-V Semiconductor Superlattices
25 Jan 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Song Mei, Zlatan Aksamija, Irena Knezevic
IWCE 2015 presentation. In this work, we calculate the full thermal conductivity tensor in the InGaAs/InAlAs SL system at a specified lattice temperature, considering full phonon dispersions,...
Study of the Interface Roughness Models using 3D Finite Element Schrödinger Equation Corrected Monte Carlo Simulator on Nanoscaled FinFET
25 Jan 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Daniel Nagy, Muhammad Ali A. Elmessary, Manuel Aldegunde, Karol Kalna
IWCE 2015 presentation. Interface roughness scattering (IRS) is one of the key limiting scattering mechanism for both planar and non-planar CMOS devices. To predict the performance of future...
Adding Trapped Molecules to the Quantum Toolkit
25 Jan 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Brian Odom
I will discuss techniques we have developed to optically cool rotations of trapped molecular ions, using a single spectrally shaped broadband laser. I will also discuss our progress toward...
Calculation of phonon transmission in Si/PtSi heterostructures
25 Jan 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Jung Hyun Oh, Mincheol Shin
In this work we examine the suppression of phonon transport in another example, Si and SiPt heterostructures (3D). This heterostrucure is be- lieved to have the benefit that the electrical con-...
Variational Formulation of Stable Discrete k · p Models
25 Jan 2016 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): William R Frensley
IWCE 2015 presentation. The longstanding problem of spurious states in k·p models of semiconductor nanostructures has been shown to be an artifact of the use of the centereddifference...