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Five earn 2021 Staff Service Awards

Five earn 2021 Staff Service Awards

The annual awards were presented at the Faculty/Staff Holiday Luncheon on Dec. 13

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Spray-on coating could make solar panels snow-resistant

Spray-on coating could make solar panels snow-resistant

A cold-weather-friendly formula developed by a team led by Anish Tuteja foils snow/ice accumulation in Alaska test.

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Seven earn best poster honors at inaugural MMRI Symposium

Seven earn best poster honors at inaugural MMRI Symposium

More than 50 students took part in the first MMRI Symposium poster presentation session, held Nov. 9 at NCRC.

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Successful MMRI Symposium takes on 21st century challenges

Successful MMRI Symposium takes on 21st century challenges

The inaugural MMRI Symposium, which took place November 9 & 10 at NCRC, featured posters and presentations that addressed pressing materials challenges.

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Materials tour created by MSE students now running at UMMA

Materials tour created by MSE students now running at UMMA

A GSC outreach team led by Brian Iezzi and Paul Chao researched and created a self-guided materials tour that explains the science behind select art objects.

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How Pearls Achieve Nanoscale Precision

How Pearls Achieve Nanoscale Precision

The Hovden group is leading an international team analyzing how mullusks coax order from unpredictable layers -- findings that could help inform next-gen materials.

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Resurrecting quasicrystals: findings may make an exotic material commercially viable

Resurrecting quasicrystals: findings may make an exotic material commercially viable

The Shahani and Glotzer groups are working together to examine how a self-healing phenomenon could reduce defects that rendered quasicrystals impractical.

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John Allison part of national team helping to democratize access to data

John Allison part of national team helping to democratize access to data

The team recently received $5.6M from NSF for a pilot project called the National Science Data Fabric (NSDF).

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Chao selected for D.O.E.'s Graduate Student Research Program

Chao selected for D.O.E.'s Graduate Student Research Program

Paul Chao, a member of Ashwin Shahani's group, will spend 2022 conducting research at Brookhaven National Laboratory.

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2019 Chemistry Nobel Laureate Stan Whittingham lecture Oct. 8

2019 Chemistry Nobel Laureate Stan Whittingham lecture Oct. 8

Nobel laureate Stan Whittingham will present a virtual technical lecture on Friday as part of MSE's Van Vlack Lectureship.

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PhD Student's hybrid transistor earns Best Poster Award

PhD Student's hybrid transistor earns Best Poster Award

Che-Hsuan Cheng’s research may help advance the design of next generation microchip devices, as well as ultrasensitive UV photodetectors.

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Spreading AI the excitement of science to the next generation

Spreading AI the excitement of science to the next generation

Streaming live metal casting demonstrations, the GSC Outreach teams share the lesson of thermodynamics and more with students in Detroit.

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Accelerating the ceramic synthesis of a classic superconductor

Accelerating the ceramic synthesis of a classic superconductor

The Sun group is leading an international team in developing a new computational model to design ceramic reactions, which can be broadly applied to accelerate the manufacturing and development of functional materials.

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Harnessing the hum of fluorescent lights for more efficient computing

Harnessing the hum of fluorescent lights for more efficient computing

A team led by MSE Assistant Professor John Heron has developed a material that, in addition to computing, could also lead to better magnetic sensors for medical and security devices.

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Yalisove, Chambers earn national teaching awards

Yalisove, Chambers earn national teaching awards

Prof. Steve Yalisove received the American Society of Engineering Education's 2021 Michael Ashby Outstanding Materials Educator Award and Dr. Tim Chambers earned the 2021 New Materials Educator Award.

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Two MSE PhD students receive 2021 NSF Fellowships

Two MSE PhD students receive 2021 NSF Fellowships

John Kim and Ahmad Matar Abed received the prestigious award for their outstanding research in the areas of conjugated polymers and ultra-wide bandgap semiconductors, respectively.

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Remembering MSE faculty Jyoti Mazumder and Ed Hucke

Remembering MSE faculty Jyoti Mazumder and Ed Hucke

Mazumder was a world leader in laser-based manufacturing while Hucke had a world-recognized reputation in research on carbon-based materials.

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Hovden and Heron mark special career milestones

Hovden and Heron mark special career milestones

Both assistant professors recently had their first Ph.D. students graduate.

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Two PhD students receive Rackham Predoctoral Fellowship

Two PhD students receive Rackham Predoctoral Fellowship

Sieun Chae (Heron) and Brian Iezzi (Shtein) won the prestigious award for their exceptionally creative, ambitious and impactful dissertations.

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Four MSE faculty/alumni earn 2021 TMS awards

Four MSE faculty/alumni earn 2021 TMS awards

All were officially recognized at the virtual TMS Annual Meeting last week.

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