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MSE Assistant Professor Ashwin Shahani wins the AFOSR Young Investigator Research Award

MSE Assistant Professor Ashwin Shahani wins the AFOSR Young Investigator Research Award

Ashwin Shahani, Assistant Professor in MSE, has just been awarded a Young Investigator Research Award from Air Force Office of Scientific Research for his proposal...

Printed meds could reinvent pharmacies, drug research

Printed meds could reinvent pharmacies, drug research

A technology that can print pure, ultra-precise doses of drugs onto a wide variety of surfaces could one day enable on-site printing of custom-dosed medications...

Faculty Position in MSE

Faculty Position in MSE

The Department of Materials Science and Engineering (MSE), College of Engineering, University of Michigan, invites outstanding applicants for a tenure-track faculty position at the assistant...

Bionic heart tissue: U-Michigan part of $20M center

Bionic heart tissue: U-Michigan part of $20M center

The University of Michigan is partnering on an ambitious $20 million project to grow new heart tissue for cardiac patients. The new research center has...

Kim group developed a new way to make heat-conducting plastics

Kim group developed a new way to make heat-conducting plastics

Advanced plastics could usher in lighter, cheaper, more energy efficient product components, including those used in vehicles, LEDs and computers—if only they were better at...

Goldman Lab develops nanoparticles that could spur better LEDs, invisibility cloaks

Goldman Lab develops nanoparticles that could spur better LEDs, invisibility cloaks

In an advance that could boost the efficiency of LED lighting by 50 percent and even pave the way for invisibility cloaking devices, a team...

Keith Bowman ('87)  appointed Dean of UMBC COEIT

Keith Bowman ('87) appointed Dean of UMBC COEIT

MSE alum and External Advisory Board (EAB) member Dr. Keith Bowman (PHD ’87) has been appointed dean of the College of Engineering and Information Technology...

Robert D. Pehlke Lectureship in Materials Processing endowed

Robert D. Pehlke Lectureship in Materials Processing endowed

Robert D. Pehlke (BSE MetE ’55) has endowed the Robert D. Pehlke Lectureship in Materials Processing, which will be held by the College of Engineering’s...

Summer school provides ‘incredible experience’ for educators learning computational MSE

Summer school provides ‘incredible experience’ for educators learning computational MSE

For two weeks, June 5-16, 25 university educators became students again – taking notes and absorbing concepts like finite difference methods – at the sixth...

MSE a part of local - and nation’s largest - elementary Science Olympiad

MSE a part of local - and nation’s largest - elementary Science Olympiad

This past spring, MSE Professors Katsuyo Thornton and Max Shtein captivated elementary students with the physics of light during four hands-on workshops held in conjunction...

‘Xplore’ activities show fun (and delicious) side of MSE

‘Xplore’ activities show fun (and delicious) side of MSE

“Whoooooa, that’s so cool!”

“Can I touch it? Can I touch it?”

“Is my ice cream warm enough to eat now?”

On June...

Kicking the Hornet’s Nest: The Kirkendall Effect

Kicking the Hornet’s Nest: The Kirkendall Effect

23 year-old Ernest Kirkendall couldn’t have known what was in store for him when he arrived on U-M’s campus in 1934. Having grown up in...

Joanna Millunchick named associate dean for undergrad education

Joanna Millunchick named associate dean for undergrad education

The University of Michigan Board of Regents today approved the appointment of Joanna Millunchick as associate dean for undergraduate education at Michigan Engineering. Her new...

Professor Wayne Jones’ exceptional 39-year career honored at retirement celebration

Professor Wayne Jones’ exceptional 39-year career honored at retirement celebration

The weather outside the Lurie Building on May 30 may have been bright and sunny, but the real warmth was inside as colleagues, friends and...

Goldman Lab: ‘Magic’ alloy could spur the next generation of solar cells

Goldman Lab: ‘Magic’ alloy could spur the next generation of solar cells

In what could be a major step forward for a new generation of solar cells called “concentrator photovoltaics,” a team of University of Michigan researchers...