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11 students win poster awards at MMRI Symposium

11 students win poster awards at MMRI Symposium

The awards were announced at the 2nd annual Michigan Materials Research Institute (MMRI) Symposium March 30.

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Goldman selected to receive $7.5M MURI Award

Goldman selected to receive $7.5M MURI Award

The funding, which will be spread over five years, will be provided by the AFOSR.

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Falon Fletcher attends NSBE Conference

Falon Fletcher attends NSBE Conference

Senior Falon Fletcher was part of a Michigan Engineering contingent that attended the 49th Annual Convention in Kansas City.

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Virgil Watkins: Unparalleled Performance

Virgil Watkins: Unparalleled Performance

As a rare engineering student athlete, MSE senior and varsity gymnast Virgil Watkins pursues perfection on the parallel bars and in the classroom.

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Four faculty earn 2023 TMS Awards

Four faculty earn 2023 TMS Awards

Professors John Allison, Liz Holm, Emmanuelle Marquis and Ashwin Shahani were officially recognized last week at the TMS Annual Meeting in San Diego.

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Tuteja's anti-frost coatings project receives CNAP funding

Tuteja's anti-frost coatings project receives CNAP funding

Professor Anish Tuteja's groundbreaking research is one of six projects selected for funding by the Carbon Neutrality Acceleration Program (CNAP).

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Kyle Bushick honored with two Towner Prizes

Kyle Bushick honored with two Towner Prizes

It is the first time in recent memory that an MSE graduate student has won both prestigious awards from the College of Engineering in the same year.

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Lim and Moy receive Rackham Predoctoral Fellowships

Lim and Moy receive Rackham Predoctoral Fellowships

The fellowship supports doctoral candidates working on dissertations that are unusually creative, ambitious, and impactful.

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Wenhao Sun named Dow Corning Assistant Professor

Wenhao Sun named Dow Corning Assistant Professor

Funding from the professorship will enable the Sun group to pursue high-risk, high-impact research projects related to fundamental synthesis and processing science.

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Photonic fibers borrow from butterfly wings to enable invisible, indelible sorting labels

Photonic fibers borrow from butterfly wings to enable invisible, indelible sorting labels

New technology from the Shtein lab could be a game changer in the clothing recycling process.

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Joerg Lahann honored as AAAS Fellow

Joerg Lahann honored as AAAS Fellow

Professor Lahann, who has a courtesy appointment with MSE, received the honor for distinguished contributions to the field of polymeric materials engineering, including bio interfaces prepared using chemical vapor polymerization.

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Liz Holm takes over as department chair

Liz Holm takes over as department chair

Effective January 1, MSE alum Liz Holm returned to U-M, this time in the role of professor and department chair.

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Yiyang Li's research highlighted in IEEE Spectrum

Yiyang Li's research highlighted in IEEE Spectrum

The article interviewed and highlighted some recent work by Assistant Professor Yiyang Li, whose group has been one of the pioneers of electrochemical memory.

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Avinava Roy and Yu-Chen Yang receive Rackham International Student Fellowships

Avinava Roy and Yu-Chen Yang receive Rackham International Student Fellowships

Avinava Roy and Yu-Chen Yang were selected for their outstanding academic success and promising research.

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Faculty Opening: Inorganic Functional Materials

Faculty Opening: Inorganic Functional Materials

Review of applications will begin December 15. Applications received after that date will be considered until the position is filled.

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Wei Lu Named Distinguished University Innovator of the Year

Wei Lu Named Distinguished University Innovator of the Year

Lu earned the honor for his pioneering efforts in the development and commercialization of novel electrical devices.

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Yiyang Li receives Intel's Rising Star Faculty Award

Yiyang Li receives Intel's Rising Star Faculty Award

Li was one of 15 early-career academic researchers from around the world selected for leading groundbreaking research that has the potential to disrupt the tech industry.

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Heat-resistant nanophotonic material could help turn heat into electricity

Heat-resistant nanophotonic material could help turn heat into electricity

The Heron group is helping develop the new material that is stable at 2,000 degrees Fahrenheit in open air.

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Durable coating kills the COVID virus and other germs in minutes

Durable coating kills the COVID virus and other germs in minutes

The new coating, developed by MSE Professors Anish Tuteja and Geeta Mehta, could be a game changer in traditionally germ-laden public spaces like airports and hospitals.

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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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