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Sun receives prestigious Dreyfus Foundation Award

Sun receives prestigious Dreyfus Foundation Award

Assistant Professor Wenhao Sun earned the honor for Machine-Learning Classification of Materials Synthesizability

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Chao receives computational innovation graduate fellowship

Chao receives computational innovation graduate fellowship

The award will cover tuition, healthcare and a stipend for the 2022-23 academic year.

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Elizabeth Holm named next MSE chair

Elizabeth Holm named next MSE chair

MSE alum Elizabeth Holm will return to U-M to lead the MSE department starting January 1.

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Taub installed as Robert H. Lurie Professor of Engineering

Taub installed as Robert H. Lurie Professor of Engineering

In a special ceremony on June 7, Professor Alan Taub was celebrated for his leadership and research contributions toward making vehicles lighter and thus more energy efficient.

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MSE Contingent attends international solid-state conference

MSE Contingent attends international solid-state conference

U-M attendees, which included two undergraduate students, gained new perspectives and insights into energy storage and energy/fuel conversion research.

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Shahani earns two professional society awards

Shahani earns two professional society awards

Ashwin Shahani recently received awards from both ASM, International and TMS.

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Whittingham delivers historic Van Vlack Lecture

Whittingham delivers historic Van Vlack Lecture

The 2019 Nobel laureate talked about the history, limitations and future of the lithium-ion battery to a record crowd in Hill Auditorium.

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Kotov elected to American Academy of Arts & Sciences

Kotov elected to American Academy of Arts & Sciences

One of 261 new members, Kotov joins the Academy membership, which dates back to 1780 and includes world leaders across a variety of disciplines.

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Four MSE-affiliated students win NSF Fellowships

Four MSE-affiliated students win NSF Fellowships

Recent MSE graduates Dylan Edelman and Malini Mukherji, incoming Ph.D. candidate Kelotchi Figueroa Nieves, and macro student Diana Kim all received NSF Graduate Research Fellowships.

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Nobel laureate Stanley Whittingham to present lecture May 23 in Hill Auditorium

Nobel laureate Stanley Whittingham to present lecture May 23 in Hill Auditorium

NOTE: The lecture will begin at 4:30 p.m., but due to the popularity of this event, an early arrival is advised to facilitate timely seating.

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Four MSE students win Rackham Predoctoral Fellowships

Four MSE students win Rackham Predoctoral Fellowships

The Rackham Predoctoral Fellowship is one of the most prestigious awards granted by Rackham Graduate School.

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Taub named Robert H. Lurie Professor of Engineering

Taub named Robert H. Lurie Professor of Engineering

The official professorship installation ceremony will take place on June 7.

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Chambers receives CoE's Thomas M. Sawyer, Jr. Teaching Award

Chambers receives CoE's Thomas M. Sawyer, Jr. Teaching Award

Chambers, who teaches lab courses MSE360 and 365, was selected for making a 'transformative impact' on students' learning.

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Hilgendorf, Worth celebrate 25 years with MSE

Hilgendorf, Worth celebrate 25 years with MSE

This past fall two staff members - Renee Hilgendorf, graduate program advisor, and Kevin Worth, senior IT administrator, marked 25 years with the department.

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Goldman named 2021 AAAS Fellow

Goldman named 2021 AAAS Fellow

Selection as an AAAS fellow is among the most distinct honors within the scientific community.

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Heron recipient of 2022 MSE Faculty Outstanding Accomplishment Award

Heron recipient of 2022 MSE Faculty Outstanding Accomplishment Award

Heron earned the award for his exceptional research leadership, teaching, and professional service.

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Quantum tech: Semiconductor "flipped" to insulator above room temperature

Quantum tech: Semiconductor "flipped" to insulator above room temperature

This discovery, led the Hovden lab, could pave the way to high speed, low-energy quantum computing

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Richardson receives 2022 MLK Spirit Award

Richardson receives 2022 MLK Spirit Award

MSE department administrator Todd Richardson received the award for innovative approaches to recruiting underrepresented minority students.

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McIntyre and Vogel receive 2021 CoE Staff Incentive Awards

McIntyre and Vogel receive 2021 CoE Staff Incentive Awards

Keith McIntyre and Patti Vogel were both recognized with Staff Incentive Awards for above-and-beyond service during the pandemic.

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Misra recognized as Edward DeMille Campbell Professor of Materials Science & Engineering

Misra recognized as Edward DeMille Campbell Professor of Materials Science & Engineering

Delayed almost two years because of the pandemic, the in-person recognition ceremony was finally held on January 14, 2022.

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