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Illinois Plasma Institute is featured in The Grainger College of Engineering’s biannual magazine.

NPRE professor David Ruzic and his Illinois Plasma Institute have been featured in the Fall 2023 issue of Limitless, The Grainger College of Engineering‘s biannual magazine. In the article, Ruzic talks about IPI’s mission to “rethink existing pathways to commercialization of new technologies developed in academic research settings.” Read the story here: https://grainger.illinois.edu/…/illinois-plasma-institute

CPMI and IPI graduate students will present their research

CPMI and IPI graduate students will present the posters in the Department of Nuclear, Plasma, and Radiological Engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign on March 22, 2024 at 4pm. They will either highlight a research project or provide a summary of all the research group’s activities. They will present “Fusion Liquid Metal Research”, “The Illinois […]

Illinois Plasma Institute launches with $1.75 million investment from Japanese company

From Phillip Kisubika Japanese microprocessing technology developer Tokyo Ohka Kogyo Co., Ltd. (TOK) is entering a partnership with the Illinois Plasma Institute (IPI), a new venture being headed up by NPRE professor David Ruzic. TOK’s investment of $1.75 million over five years at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign will provide for two graduate students.  In addition, […]

IPI-Tel Partnership

The Illinois Plasma Institute (IPI) has secured a second research partnership, this time with Tokyo Electron Limited (TEL), an electronics and semiconductor company headquartered in Tokyo, Japan. TEL is one of the three companies worldwide that make etching and deposition equipment for the semiconductor industry.  The research contract with IPI is worth $2.055 million over […]