MSE News

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

This lecture will feature topics about or concerning materials processing, and the endowment fund will cover expenses related to the lecture.
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

A 23 year-old Michigan Engineering graduate student turned metallurgy upside down
Joanna Millunchick named associate dean for undergrad education

Joanna Millunchick named associate dean for undergrad education

Millunchick aims to create a more vibrant, engaging and inclusive community of scholars
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

A new alloy could reduce the cost of high-efficiency solar cells called "concentrator photovoltaics."
Azia Harris-Martin wins prestigious Rumler Prize

Azia Harris-Martin wins prestigious Rumler Prize

Analyzing water filtration systems for the Flint water crisis, marketing a diabetes sock, and starting a community girls’ club are just a few of the...

A Self-healing, Water-repellent Coating That’s Ultra Durable

A Self-healing, Water-repellent Coating That’s Ultra Durable

A self-healing, water-repellent spray-on coating developed at the University of Michigan is hundreds of times more durable than its counterparts and could enable waterproofing...

Open-source Software Unlocks 3-D View of Nanomaterials

Open-source Software Unlocks 3-D View of Nanomaterials

Your fingernails will grow four nanometers in the time it takes to read this sentence. A strand of your hair is about 70,000 nanometers wide....

UM MSE Alumnus Qinghuang Lin Honored by SPIE

UM MSE Alumnus Qinghuang Lin Honored by SPIE

Dr. Qinghuang Lin (MSE, Ph.D. 94’), a Research Staff Member of the IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center in Yorktown Heights, New York, USA was...

Geeta Mehta Named Dow Corning Assistant Professor

Geeta Mehta Named Dow Corning Assistant Professor

Geeta Mehta has been named the Dow Corning Assistant Professor in the Materials Science & Engineering department of Michigan Engineering. She will hold the position...