MSE News

Research Team with Kioupakis and Hovden receives $1 million grant

Research Team with Kioupakis and Hovden receives $1 million grant

Manos Kioupakis and Robert Hovden are part of a team of U-M researchers working to revolutionize quantum technologies.
Kathleen Chou named AIME Henry deWitt Smith Scholar

Kathleen Chou named AIME Henry deWitt Smith Scholar

Chou received the honor for her educational and leadership experiences, participation in a TMS Material Advantage chapter, and community involvement.
Alan Taub wins TMS Research to Industrial Practice Award

Alan Taub wins TMS Research to Industrial Practice Award

The award honors individuals who have demonstrated outstanding achievement in turning research results into commercial products.
Ben Derby earns Towner Prize for Distinguished Academic Achievement

Ben Derby earns Towner Prize for Distinguished Academic Achievement

Derby was selected for his outstanding research, leadership and academic credentials.
How an age-old process could lead to new materials and even invisibility

How an age-old process could lead to new materials and even invisibility

A Q&A and video featuring Assistant Professor Ashwin Shahani and his mystery-solving research in spiral eutectics.
Lydia Mensah wins MLK Spirit Award

Lydia Mensah wins MLK Spirit Award

Among her many accolades, Mensah has been instrumental in forging a partnership between U-M and a SWE chapter in Liberia.
U-M part of team developing new, high-performance eutectic materials with 'abundant' applications

U-M part of team developing new, high-performance eutectic materials with 'abundant' applications

Together with researchers from the U of I, Professor Katsuyo Thornton and Dr. Erik Hanson's findings gain control over the internal structure of self-assembled composite materials.
Mengle wins CoE's Towner Prize for Outstanding PhD research

Mengle wins CoE's Towner Prize for Outstanding PhD research

Kelsey Mengle (Kioupakis group) was one of three CoE students selected to receive the prestigious award.
Post-silicon computing gets one step closer

Post-silicon computing gets one step closer

Tunable semiconductor could lead to faster, more efficient computers
Materials Research Symposium winners announced

Materials Research Symposium winners announced

More than 35 participants from across the College showcased their impressive materials research at the 4th annual event.
Cracking the mystery of nature’s toughest material

Cracking the mystery of nature’s toughest material

Using electron microscopy, Assistant Professor Robert Hovden has discovered how mollusks engineered the most advanced nanostructure on Earth.
Kirigami sensor patch for shoulders could improve injury recovery, athletic training

Kirigami sensor patch for shoulders could improve injury recovery, athletic training

MSE Professor Max Shtein and PhD student Erin Evke are using kirigami to create a sensor that measures joint stress in real-time.
MSE Faculty Position

MSE Faculty Position

MSE is seeking outstanding applicants for a tenure-track faculty position at the assistant professor level in the area of soft (solid) materials and biomaterials.
Frances Ross, electron microscopy celebrated at 2019 Van Vlack Lecture

Frances Ross, electron microscopy celebrated at 2019 Van Vlack Lecture

The MIT professor's visit coincided with the 50th anniversary of U-M's electron microscopy lab.
Wenhao Sun joins MSE Faculty

Wenhao Sun joins MSE Faculty

Dr. Sun comes to Ann Arbor from the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, where he was a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Materials Science Division.