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Jay Whitacre receives College of Engineering Arbor Networks Ph.D. Research Impact Award

Jay Whitacre receives College of Engineering Arbor Networks Ph.D. Research Impact Award

Jay Whitacre, Masters (1997) and Ph.D. (1999) in Materials Science and Engineering from the University of Michigan, was named the Arbor Networks Ph.D. Research Impact Lecture...

Don Nolan receives 2015 MSE Department Alumni Merit Award

Don Nolan receives 2015 MSE Department Alumni Merit Award

Don Nolan joined Kennametal Inc. in November 2014 as President and Chief Executive Officer.

 

At the forefront of advanced materials innovation for more than...

MSE Faculty Part of Senate Effort to Reauthorize America COMPETES Act

MSE Faculty Part of Senate Effort to Reauthorize America COMPETES Act

MSE Faculty members Stephen Forrest and Alan Taub participated in a U.S. Senate roundtable discussion Tuesday on reauthorizing the America COMPETES Act.

 

"We were...

John Halloran Elected to World Academy of Ceramics

John Halloran Elected to World Academy of Ceramics

John Halloran has been named as part of the World Academy of Ceramics 2015 class of Academians.

 

Individuals who have made an internationally renown...

MSE Alumnus Jay Whitacre Receives Lemelson-MIT Prize

MSE Alumnus Jay Whitacre Receives Lemelson-MIT Prize

University of Michigan Materials Science Engineering alum Jay Whitacre (ME ’97, PhD ’99), has received the 2015 $500,000 Lemelson-MIT Prize for his work inventing the...

Scanning Thermoelectric Microscopy Locates Extra Electrons Outside Quantum Dots

Scanning Thermoelectric Microscopy Locates Extra Electrons Outside Quantum Dots

Semiconducting quantum dots (QDs) can be used to enhance the performance of a variety of devices encompassing optoelectronic, thermoelectric, and alternative energy technologies. Often, a...

Art-inspired solar cells

Art-inspired solar cells

Solar cells capture up to 40 percent more energy when they can track the sun across the sky, but conventional, motorized trackers are too heavy...

Rick Laine Named American Chemical Society Fellow

Rick Laine Named American Chemical Society Fellow

Professor Rick Laine has been named a Fellow of the American Chemical Society (ACS) as part of the 2015 class.  

The ACS Fellows Program recognize...

Course asks students to imagine the campus of the future

Course asks students to imagine the campus of the future

If you want to transform the campus learning experience to suit the needs of today's students, who better to ask what that should look like...

Regenerative medicine: Injectable stem cell incubator

Regenerative medicine: Injectable stem cell incubator

Some tissue damage is too extensive for the body to heal well, such as a bad slipped disc or the muscle death that follows a...

Forrest, Glotzer named Distinguished University Professors

Forrest, Glotzer named Distinguished University Professors

Stephen Forrest and Sharon Glotzer are among nine faculty members have received one of the University of Michigan's top honors as Distinguished University Professors.

 

The...

The Kim Lab Made Light Up Supercooled Liquid

The Kim Lab Made Light Up Supercooled Liquid

A new material developed at the University of Michigan stays liquid more than 200 degrees Fahrenheit below its expected freezing point, but a light touch...

Olga Shalev receives Best Poster Award at Fall 2014 MRS Meeting

Olga Shalev receives Best Poster Award at Fall 2014 MRS Meeting

Olga Shalev, and graduate student in the Shtein group, received a Best Poster Award at the 2014 Fall MRS Meeting.  The poster "Predicting Surface Morphology...

MSE  alum Aaron Crumm joins UM Center for Entrepreneurship as first Entrepreneur is Residence

MSE alum Aaron Crumm joins UM Center for Entrepreneurship as first Entrepreneur is Residence

The appointment of Aaron Crumm (MSE MSE '97,PhD '00), is the first installment of a $1 million program designed for CFE to house an Entrepreneur...

Katsuyo Thornton Receives TMS Distinguished Service Award

Katsuyo Thornton Receives TMS Distinguished Service Award

Associate Professor Katsuyo Thornton has received the Materials Processing & Manufacturing Division (MPMD) Distinguished Service Award from TMS.  The award is given to "An individual whose...