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Micro and Nanotechnology Laboratory
208 North Wright Street Urbana, Illinois 61801


Office hours 8:30a - 5:00p


Phone: 217-333-3097
Fax: 217-244-6375


Jennifer A. Lewis

Research Interests:
  • Direct-write assembly, complex fluids, microfluidics, photonics, colloids, rheology
  • Materials Assembly, Complex Fluids, and Mesoscale Fabrication
For more information:
Lewis Group website

Honors, Recognition, and Outstanding Achievements for Teaching:

  • Outstanding Advisors List
  • Burnett Teaching Award
  • Daily Illini’s Incomplete List of Teachers Ranked Excellent by Their Students

Honors, Recognition, and Outstanding Achievements for Research:

  • MRS Medal
  • Fellow, American Academy of Arts and Sciences
  • Fellow, Materials Research Society
  • George Weatherly Lecture – Composites at Lake Louise
  • Keynote Lecture – Australian Interface and Colloids Science Meeting
  • Keynote Lecture – American Chemical Society Colloids Meeting
  • Langmuir Lecture Award, American Chemical Society
  • MIT DMSE Visiting Committee Member
  • Keynote Lecture – International Conference on Ceramic Processing Science
  • Penn Engineering Grace Hopper Lecture
  • Plenary Talk, Society of Rheology
  • Plenary Talk, Composites at Lake Louise
  • SciAm50, research on self-healing materials with embedded microvascular networks
  • Fellow, American Physical Society
  • Meeting Chair, 2007 Spring MRS Meeting
  • Plenary Talk, International Conference on Ceramic Processing Science
  • Featured Public Lecture, Boulder School for Condensed Matter and Materials Physics
  • NSF Advance Lecturer, Case Western Reserve University
  • Fellow, American Ceramic Society
  • International Editorial Advisory Board Member, Soft Matter
  • Hans Thurnauer Professorship
  • Research highlighted in Science&Vie as a nanoscience image of the year
  • Brunauer Award, American Ceramic Society
  • Editorial Advisory Board Member, Langmuir
  • External Advisor, Unilever
  • Keynote Lecture, Shaping of Advanced Ceramics, Belgium
  • Willett Faculty Scholar Award
  • Research cited by C&E News as 2002 highlight
  • Xerox Award for Faculty Research
  • University Scholar Award
  • NAE Frontiers of Engineering, Invited Participant
  • Allied Signal Foundation Award
  • Associate Editor, Journal of the American Ceramic Society
  • Xerox Award for Junior Faculty Research
  • MRS Travel Award for Young Scientists, International Conf. on Advanced Materials
  • Schlumberger Foundation Award
  • Arnold O. Beckman Research Award
  • NSF Presidential Faculty Fellow Award
  • NSF Research Initiation Award