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C. Grant Willson Wins Japan Prize

C. Grant Willson Wins Japan Prize

Chemist is recognized for development of a process that is now used to manufacture nearly all of the microprocessors and memory chips in the world.
Chemistry Major Wade Wang Is Helping to Build a Better Microchip

Chemistry Major Wade Wang Is Helping to Build a Better Microchip

Chemistry major Wade Wang is part of the decades-long, global project to the keep the size of transistors shrinking.
Chemist Named Inventor of the Year by UT Austin

Chemist Named Inventor of the Year by UT Austin

C. Grant Willson invented a nanolithography process used for manufacturing computer chips, hard drives and other electronic components.
Computer Memory Could Increase Fivefold From Chemist's Research

Computer Memory Could Increase Fivefold From Chemist's Research

In a paper in Science, C. Grant Willson and colleagues report on processes they are developing that could increase storage capacity by a factor of five.
Chelikowsky Wins The American Physical Society’s Highest Award In Computational Physics

Chelikowsky Wins The American Physical Society’s Highest Award In Computational Physics

Physicist-chemist received the award for his computational applications of quantum theories to understand and predict material properties.

Researchers to Develop Software to Improve Discovery of Low-Cost, Sustainable Energy Materials

Potential uses include economical battery materials to capture solar energy and materials that convert water to hydrogen using sunlight.

The oPAD

The oPAD

In this video we take an NPR-style look at the origami Paper Analytical Device.

Origami-Inspired Paper Sensor Could Test for Malaria and HIV for Less than 10 Cents

Origami-Inspired Paper Sensor Could Test for Malaria and HIV for Less than 10 Cents

Inspired by the paper-folding art of origami, chemists at have developed a 3-D paper sensor that may be able to test for diseases such as malaria and HIV.

Marine Science Institute Receives $7 Million Grant to Study the Impact of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill

Marine Science Institute Receives $7 Million Grant to Study the Impact of the Deepwater Horizon Oil Spill

The grant is the largest in the Marine Science Institute's 70-year history.

Fueled by the Sun: Green Gold

Researchers across the college aim to harvest biofuels from plants and algae. Part 2 of the series, Fueled by the Sun.