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MSE UNDERGRAD PROGRAM RANKED #2 IN U.S.

MSE UNDERGRAD PROGRAM RANKED #2 IN U.S.

In the just-released 2019 U.S. News & World Report rankings, our MSE undergraduate program jumped two spots from 2018 to #2. Only MIT is ranked...

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...

Bigelow elected Fellow of Microanalysis Society

Bigelow elected Fellow of Microanalysis Society

Congratulations to Professor Emeritus Wilbur Bigelow on being elected Fellow of the Microanalysis Society (MAS). 

According to the MAS website, “the Microanalysis Fellow is a...

Twenty-four MSE students earn scholarships for 2018-19

Twenty-four MSE students earn scholarships for 2018-19

MSE is proud to announce that 24 MSE undergraduates received academic scholarships for the 2018-19 year. See link below for individual scholarship criteria. Congratulations to...

Kim tapped as new director of MACRO program

Kim tapped as new director of MACRO program

MSE is pleased to announce that Professor Jinsang Kim has been appointed as the new director of the Macromolecular Science & Engineering Program (MACRO). His three-year...

The material that could power tomorrow's solar cells

The material that could power tomorrow's solar cells

Materials science is moving us closer to the era of “solar everywhere,” says Pierre Ferdinand Poudeu-Poudeu, associate professor of materials science and engineering.

Poudeu led...

Thornton inducted as L.H. and F.E. Van Vlack Professor of MSE (Photos/video)

Thornton inducted as L.H. and F.E. Van Vlack Professor of MSE (Photos/video)

On May 16, Katsuyo Thornton was inducted as the L.H. and F.E. Van Vlack Professor of Materials Science & Engineering in a special ceremony/lecture in...

President of Nanyang Technology University & former NSF director Subra Suresh to be 2018 Van Vlack Lecturer

President of Nanyang Technology University & former NSF director Subra Suresh to be 2018 Van Vlack Lecturer

The Materials Science & Engineering Department is pleased to announce that Subra Suresh, president of Nanyang Technology University (Singapore), will be the 2018 Van Vlack...

Allison receives CoE's inaugural Staff-Faculty Partnership Award

Allison receives CoE's inaugural Staff-Faculty Partnership Award

MSE Professor John Allison was selected as the first-ever recipient of the College's Staff-Faculty Partnership Award. Allison was officially recognized at the College of Engineering...

Katsuyo Thornton named ASM Fellow

Katsuyo Thornton named ASM Fellow

ASM International (formerly American Society for Metals) has just named Katsuyo Thornton a Fellow of ASM, one of the highest honors in the field of...

Recent alumni gifts will benefit MSE students and programs

Recent alumni gifts will benefit MSE students and programs

MSE is excited to announce two funds recently established by generous MSE alumni:

Nathaniel L. Field (BSE ME ’59, MSE ’59) has provided a gift to...

Forrest elected to American Academy of Arts & Sciences

Forrest elected to American Academy of Arts & Sciences

MSE congratulates Professor Stephen Forrest - one of three University of Michigan faculty members who have been named to the American Academy of Arts and...

Postdoc Nancy Senabulya receives prestigious AAUW Fellowship

Postdoc Nancy Senabulya receives prestigious AAUW Fellowship

MSE congratulates Nancy Senabulya, a post-doc with Assistant Professor Ashwin Shahani, for receiving an American Association of University Women (AAUW) Fellowship! 

"I am so grateful...

“Everything-repellent” coating could kid-proof phones, homes

“Everything-repellent” coating could kid-proof phones, homes

In an advance that could grime-proof phone screens, countertops, camera lenses and countless other everyday items, a materials science researcher at the University of Michigan...

Keara Saud wins coveted NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

Keara Saud wins coveted NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

PhD candidate Keara Saud (2nd year, Solomon group) last week won a National Science Foundation (NSF) Graduate Research Fellowship. More than 12,000 graduate students from across...