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New advanced neuromorphic computing could reduce the energy of machine learning by 1000 times

New advanced neuromorphic computing could reduce the energy of machine learning by 1000 times

An interview with Assistant Professor Yiyang Li, MSE's newest faculty member

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$2M NSF grant gives personalized medicines project shot in the arm

$2M NSF grant gives personalized medicines project shot in the arm

A cross-disciplinary U-M research team, led by MSE Professor Max Shtein, seeks to make telemedicine better and dramatically less expensive than current in-person medicine.

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MSE scientists discover new class of semiconducting entropy-stabilized materials

MSE scientists discover new class of semiconducting entropy-stabilized materials

The Kioupakis and Poudeu groups collaborated on a recently published paper on the theoretical prediction and experimental discovery of a new class of materials.

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MSE Career Fair 2020 slated for September 22

MSE Career Fair 2020 slated for September 22

Student organizers of this year's event -- to be held virtually -- anticipate the most diverse, relevant Career Fair to date.

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COVID-19 is laying waste to many U.S. recycling programs

COVID-19 is laying waste to many U.S. recycling programs

In a newly published article, authors Brian Love and Julie Rieland discuss the challenges facing the recycling sector and growing distrust of secondhand goods.

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Sun receives D.O.E. Early Career Award

Sun receives D.O.E. Early Career Award

Wenhao Sun’s research group is leveraging high-throughput density functional theory, applied thermodynamics, and materials informatics to develop new predictive theories of inorganic materials synthesis.

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COPING WITH COVID: 480 Capstone Design course does a 180

COPING WITH COVID: 480 Capstone Design course does a 180

When the Covid crisis hit campus and closed labs, instructors Alan Taub and Max Shtein quickly revamped the course to give student teams the option to design Covid-related products.

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COPING WITH COVID: Rachel Goldman on teaching MSE 250 remotely

COPING WITH COVID: Rachel Goldman on teaching MSE 250 remotely

A Q&A with Professor Rachel S. Goldman reveals the importance of building a robust remote learning community, including mailing hands-on activities to students' homes.

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Journal features Wenhao Sun in "Emerging Investigator" series

Journal features Wenhao Sun in "Emerging Investigator" series

Materials Horizons highlighted Sun for being an "exceptional early-career materials researcher" for his work on developing new quantitative and predictive theories of inorganic materials synthesis.

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Team from (MC)2 wins 2020 excellence in staff service award

Team from (MC)2 wins 2020 excellence in staff service award

The group from the Michigan Materials Center for Characterization, also known as (MC)2, supports a state-of-the-art micron and nanoscale materials imaging and analysis center.

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Phd defense marks 'once-in-a-lifetime' event for Yang and Qi

Phd defense marks 'once-in-a-lifetime' event for Yang and Qi

As Assistant Professor Liang Qi's first student to earn his PhD, Chaoming Yang represents an important milestone in Qi's career.

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MSE steps up to take on the medical ppe shortage

MSE steps up to take on the medical ppe shortage

Ph.D. candidate Brian Iezzi of the Shtein group is using a laser cutter to make face shields, while Professor Brian Love is looking into improving mask materials.

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Paul Krajewski inducted into National Academy of Engineering

Paul Krajewski inducted into National Academy of Engineering

Krajewski was selected "for development and implementation of lightweight automotive materials."

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Three MSE students win Rackham Predoctoral Fellowship Awards

Three MSE students win Rackham Predoctoral Fellowship Awards

Wonjin Choi, Peter Meisenheimer and Mohsen Taheri all won the prestigious award, which recognizes outstanding doctoral candidates working on dissertations that are unusually creative, ambitious and impactful.

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Shahani's first defense marks career milestone

Shahani's first defense marks career milestone

Saman Moniri's recent Ph.D. defense was a noteworthy event not only for him, but also for his advisor, Assistant Professor Ashwin Shahani.

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Misra bestowed with named collegiate professorship

Misra bestowed with named collegiate professorship

Professor and MSE Chair Amit Misra calls the professorship, named for a U-M pioneer in physical metallurgy, a 'humbling honor.'

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Bladesmithing Team Attends TMS 2020

Bladesmithing Team Attends TMS 2020

The newly formed club presented a project during a special bladesmithing symposium. The club is looking for new members to join them at TMS 2021 in Orlando.

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Searching Lightweight and High-Stiffness Glasses by Machine Learning

Searching Lightweight and High-Stiffness Glasses by Machine Learning

Liang Qi's group has developed a new machine learning model that significantly boosts the search for lighter and stronger glasses with many promising engineering applications.

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Covid-19 update: all MSE spring events canceled

Covid-19 update: all MSE spring events canceled

Classes at U-M are being delivered remotely through April 21, the end of winter semester.

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Stronger, stiffer, greener: Carbon-negative natural-fiber composites

Stronger, stiffer, greener: Carbon-negative natural-fiber composites

MSE Professor Alan Taub is leading an initiative to achieve lighter-weight structures that enable better fuel economy using materials that are CO2 negative.

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