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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Post-silicon computing gets one step closer

Post-silicon computing gets one step closer

Tunable semiconductor could lead to faster, more efficient computers

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Pehlke leaves lasting legacy

Pehlke leaves lasting legacy

We were very saddened to learn of Professor Emeritus Robert Pehlke's passing on October 22.

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Newly discovered connection could help design of nextgen alloys

Newly discovered connection could help design of nextgen alloys

A study conducted by Assistant Professor Liang Qi's group provides a robust example and a key step to construct advanced theories to describe the quantitative connections between the chemical bonding characteristics at the electronic level and the macroscopic materials’ properties.

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MIT's Frances M. Ross to headline this year's Van Vlack Lectureship

MIT's Frances M. Ross to headline this year's Van Vlack Lectureship

Ross will present lectures on October 17 & 18 as part of MSE's annual lectureship.

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Diran Apelian featured as second Robert D. Pehlke Lecturer

Diran Apelian featured as second Robert D. Pehlke Lecturer

Using Bob Pehlke as an example, Apelian emphasized the importance of building relationships.

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Yalisove wins award for outstanding contributions to materials education

Yalisove wins award for outstanding contributions to materials education

The award was presented in August at the 10th annual North American Materials Education Symposium (NAMES) held at Stanford.

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The "Magic Ratio" that could power tomorrow's solar cells

The "Magic Ratio" that could power tomorrow's solar cells

Q&A: Rachel Goldman reveals how her team's work with bismuth-nitrogen alloys could accelerate the development of concentrator photovoltaics, and could also lead to advances in semiconductor lasers and quantum computing.

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2019 Robert D. Pehlke Lectureship to feature Diran Apelian

2019 Robert D. Pehlke Lectureship to feature Diran Apelian

The 2nd annual Robert D. Pehlke Lectureship in Materials Processing will be held Friday, Sept. 13.

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