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Ferrari fund supports MSE grad students

Ferrari fund supports MSE grad students

 

The Estate of Harry M. Ferrari (MSE ’55, PhD ’58) provided a gift for endowment to establish the Harry Ferrari Student Fellowship Fund. This fund will provide support to graduate students in the department of Materials Science and Engineering.

Born in Detroit, Michigan, Dr. Ferrari joined the Westinghouse Electric Atomic...

Aeriel Murphy Inducted into Bouchet Graduate Honor Society

Aeriel Murphy Inducted into Bouchet Graduate Honor Society

 

Aeriel Murphy, a PhD candidate in Prof. Allison’s group, has been inducted into the Bouchet Graduate Honor Society at the University of Michigan. The Society honors the legacy of Dr. Bouchet who was the first African American to complete a Ph.D. in the United States, in Physics at Yale University...

Three MSE Professors Honored with 2017 TMS Awards & Honors

Three MSE Professors Honored with 2017 TMS Awards & Honors

 

Three Materials Science and Engineering faculty were honored by The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society.  The honorees will receive their accolades during the TMS–AIME Awards Ceremony on Wednesday March 1, 2017 at the TMS 2017 Annual Meeting & Exhibition (TMS2017) held from February 26–March 2 in San Diego, California.

 

Sharon Glotzer Elected Fellow of the Materials Research Society

Sharon Glotzer Elected Fellow of the Materials Research Society

 

Professor Sharon Glotzer has been elected a Fellow of the Materials Research Society (MRS)!  The title of Fellow honors MRS members for their accomplishments in the advancement of materials research, and only 0.2% of the members are elected Fellow each year.  Sharon is honored for her “groundbreaking work on computational...

MSE Faculty Receive College Awards

MSE Faculty Receive College Awards

 

Five MSE faculty members who have been selected as recipients of CoE or MSE faculty honors & awards.

 

Manos Kioupakis is the recipient of the CoE 1938E award for junior faculty.  The 1938E Award, endowed by the CoE Class of 1938, is presented in "recognition of an outstanding teacher...

Frederick N. Rhines Fellowship Fund Established to Support Materials Science and Engineering Grads

Frederick N. Rhines Fellowship Fund Established to Support Materials Science and Engineering Grads

 

Dr. Walden C. (BSE Met.E. ’68) and Paula H. Rhines have recently provided a gift of endowment to establish the Frederick N. Rhines Fellowship Fund.  Dr. and Mrs. Rhines established this fund in honor of Dr. Rhines’ father, Dr. Frederick N. Rhines(BSE ChE ’29), and will support graduate students in the Department of Materials Science...

Robert Hovden Joins UM MSE as Assistant Professor

Robert Hovden Joins UM MSE as Assistant Professor

 

Robert Hovden joined the Department of Materials Science and Engineering as an Assistant Professor in Winter 2017.

 

Hovden’s research can be broadly described as “the photography of atoms—a privilege afforded by precisely sculpted sub-Angstrom electron beams.” Utilizing electron microscopy, he unveils new understanding of how structure at the atomic...

Apoorv Shanker Receives MRS Graduate Student Silver Award at Fall 2016 Meeting

Apoorv Shanker Receives MRS Graduate Student Silver Award at Fall 2016 Meeting

 

Apoorv Shanker, a graduate student in Jinsang Kim's lab, was awarded the Graduate Student Silver Award from the Materials Research Society for his presentation "Molecular Engineering of Polymers to Realize High Thermal Conductivity in Amorphous Systems".

 

The MRS Graduate Student Awards are intended to honor...

Graduate Student Symposium Winners

Graduate Student Symposium Winners

 

The inaugural Materials Science and Engineering Graduate Student Symposium was held on October 28, 2016.  Almost forty student from fifteen different groups participated, making it a great event to show off the diverse MSE research.

 

Oral Symposium:

Gold Award - Kevin Golovin

 

Silver Award - Ellen Solomon
Silver Award...

MSE Faculty Position Opening

MSE Faculty Position Opening

 

The Department of Materials Science and Engineering (MSE), College of Engineering, University of Michigan, invites outstanding applicants for tenure-track faculty positions at the assistant or associate professor levels (full professor candidates may be considered if the application is exceptional). Areas of expertise include (i) manufacturing of advanced structural materials, and...

Rachel Goldman Honored with University Distinguished Faculty Achievement Award

Rachel Goldman Honored with University Distinguished Faculty Achievement Award

 

University of Michigan Distinguished Faculty Achievement Awards honor senior faculty who consistently have demonstrated outstanding achievements in the areas of scholarly research or creative endeavors, teaching and mentoring of students and junior faculty, service, and a variety of other activities.

 

A leader in electronic and photonic materials research, Rachel...

Aaron Crumm (MSE '97, Ph.D. '00) Receives 2016 MSE Alumni Merit Award

Aaron Crumm (MSE '97, Ph.D. '00) Receives 2016 MSE Alumni Merit Award

 

Aaron Crumm’s PhD work at the University of Michigan led to his founding of Adaptive Materials, Inc. (AMI), an alternative energy market leader. Aaron’s simple, yet radical, business proposition was to develop a portable solid oxide fuel cell system that ran off of readily available fuel. Aaron’s work has attracted...

"Atomic Sandwiches" Could Make Computers 100X Greener

"Atomic Sandwiches" Could Make Computers 100X Greener

 

Researchers have engineered a material that could lead to a new generation of computing devices, packing in more computing power while consuming a fraction of the energy that today’s electronics require. Known as a magnetoelectric multiferroic material, it combines electrical and magnetic properties at room temperature and makes use of...

Ashwin Shahani joins UM MSE as Assistant Professor

Ashwin Shahani joins UM MSE as Assistant Professor

 

In September 2016, the Department of Materials Science and Engineering welcomed Ashwin Shahani to the faculty as an assistant professor.

 

Shahani says that patterns in nature have always fascinated him.

 

“We see beautiful structures falling from the sky, and yet we cannot explain how they came to be....

The Kim group developed stimuli-sensitive polymers for Efficient Capture and Release of Circulating Tumor Cells

The Kim group developed stimuli-sensitive polymers for Efficient Capture and Release of Circulating Tumor Cells

 

A new device developed at the University of Michigan could provide a non-invasive way to monitor the progress of an advanced cancer treatment. It can pick cancer cells out of a blood sample and let them go later thanks to a new stimuli responsive polymer developed by the Kim research...