MSE News

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...

John (Chip) Keough '77 awarded the Pangborn Gold Medal from AFS

John (Chip) Keough '77 awarded the Pangborn Gold Medal from AFS

On Monday the American Foundry Society (AFS) Board of Awards unanimously awarded John (Chip) Keough (BS '77 Materials and Metallurgical Engineering)...

Live-saving 'Incublanket,' created by Grace Hsia '12, a 'hot' product: The Detroit News

Live-saving 'Incublanket,' created by Grace Hsia '12, a 'hot' product: The Detroit News

MSE alumna Grace Hsia (BSE '12) was recently featured in The Detroit News for advances with IncuBlanket, a nonelectric blanket she...

 Robert D. and Julie A. Pehlke Endowed Graduate Student Fellowship Fund Established

Robert D. and Julie A. Pehlke Endowed Graduate Student Fellowship Fund Established

Robert D. (BSE MetE ’55) and Julie A. Pehlkehave provided a gift to endow the Robert D. and Julie A. Pehlke Endowed Fellowship Fund at...

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...

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...

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...

Ferrari fund supports MSE grad students

Ferrari fund supports MSE grad students

The Estate of Harry M. Ferrari (MSE ’55, PhD ’58) provided a gift for endowment to establish the Harry Ferrari Student Fellowship Fund. This fund...

Frederick N. Rhines Fellowship Fund Established to Support Materials Science and Engineering Grads

Frederick N. Rhines Fellowship Fund Established to Support Materials Science and Engineering Grads

Dr. Walden C. (BSE Met.E. ’68) and Paula H. Rhines have recently provided a gift of endowment to establish the Frederick N. Rhines Fellowship Fund....

Grace Hsia ('12) named to Forbes 30 Under 30 list

Grace Hsia ('12) named to Forbes 30 Under 30 list

Grace Hsia ('12) has been named to Forbes 30 Under 30 list for Manufacturing & Industry.  Hsia is CEO and founder of Warmilu, which started...

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 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...

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...