Organization profile

Organization profile

Since 1989, the Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign has fostered interdisciplinary work of the highest quality, transcending many of the limitations inherent in traditional university organizations and structures. The Institute was founded on the premise that reducing barriers between traditional scientific and technological disciplines can yield research advances that more conventional approaches cannot.

Research themes at Beckman are regularly reviewed to provide an agile research environment based on new directions proposed by faculty. Dynamic faculty-led research groups are located within the main research themes of the institute: Intelligent Systems, Integrative Imaging, and Molecular and Electronic Nanostructures.

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    Research Output

    100th Anniversary of Macromolecular Science Viewpoint: Opportunities in the Physics of Sequence-Defined Polymers

    Perry, S. L. & Sing, C. E., Feb 2020, In : ACS Macro Letters. 9, p. 216-225 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Aberrant Expression of a Non-muscle RBFOX2 Isoform Triggers Cardiac Conduction Defects in Myotonic Dystrophy

    Misra, C., Bangru, S., Lin, F., Lam, K., Koenig, S. N., Lubbers, E. R., Hedhli, J., Murphy, N. P., Parker, D. J., Dobrucki, L. W., Cooper, T. A., Tajkhorshid, E., Mohler, P. J. & Kalsotra, A., Mar 23 2020, In : Developmental cell. 52, 6, p. 748-763.e6

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • A Brief History of Thermodynamics, As Illustrated by Books and People

    Girolami, G. S., Feb 13 2020, In : Journal of Chemical and Engineering Data. 65, 2, p. 298-311 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Datasets

    Massive Distributed Microphone Array Dataset

    Corey, R. M. (Creator), Skarha, M. D. (Creator) & Singer, A. C. (Creator), University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Oct 19 2019

    Dataset

    Citation context analysis of RobotReviewer core papers circa 2018-06

    Hoang, L. (Creator) & Schneider, J. (Creator), University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Jul 28 2018

    Dataset

    Dataset for: In-cell titration of small solutes controls protein stability and aggregation

    Sukenik, S. (Creator), Salam, M. (Creator), Wang, Y. (Creator) & Gruebele, M. H. W. (Creator), University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, May 6 2018

    Dataset

    Activities

    Language Attrition and Language Transmission

    Silvina Andrea Montrul (Keynote speaker)

    Jul 2016

    Activity: Talk typesInvited talk

    Glossa (Journal)

    Silvina Andrea Montrul (Editorial board member)

    2015 → …

    Activity: Editorial work typesEditorial activity

    Honors & Recognition

    AAAS Fellow

    Aluru, Narayana R (Recipient), 2018

    Prize