MSE News

New fluorescent OLEDs display greater efficiencies than believed possible

University of Michigan engineering researchers have designed an exceptionally efficient fluorescent blue OLED, or organic light emitting diode.

OLEDs are the...

Heart of the Solution - Energy Frontiers

Heart of the Solution - Energy Frontiers

The Center for Solar and Thermal Energy (a Department of Energy Energy Frontier Research Center) at the University of Michigan works on developing solar energy...

Fundamental discovery could lead to better memory chips

Fundamental discovery could lead to better memory chips

Engineering researchers at the University of Michigan have found a way to improve the performance of ferroelectric materials, which have the potential...

Kotov Named One of Top 100 Chemists in Last 10 Years

Kotov Named One of Top 100 Chemists in Last 10 Years

One of the most influential chemists to emerge in the last decade is a professor from Michigan Engineering.

Nick Kotov was recognized...

Organic phosphorescent crystals: A new light-emitting material

Organic phosphorescent crystals: A new light-emitting material

Michigan Engineering researcher Jinsang Kim and his colleagues have developed a new class of material that shines with phosphorescence---a property that has previously been seen...

Allison Elected to National Academy of Engineering

Allison Elected to National Academy of Engineering

Professor John Allison is one of three College of Engineering faculty members newly elected to the National Academy of Engineering.  The NAE honors researchers...

Goldman Receives College of Engineering Service Award

Goldman Receives College of Engineering Service Award

Professor Rachel S. Goldman is the recipient of the 2011 the College of Engineering Monroe-Brown Foundation Service Excellence Award.  The award is given to a...

Van der Ven Receives College of Engineering 1938E Award

Van der Ven Receives College of Engineering 1938E Award

Assistant Professor Anton Van der Ven is the 2011 recipient of the College of Engineering 1938E Award. This award is presented in recognition of an...

Petascale Faculty Position

The Department of Materials Science and Engineering (MSE), College of Engineering, University of Michigan, invites outstanding applicants for a tenure-track faculty position...

Emmanuelle Marquis Joins MSE Faculty

Emmanuelle Marquis Joins MSE Faculty

In January of 2011, the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at the University of Michigan, welcomed Emmanuelle Marquis to the faculty.  Emmanuelle comes to...

Anish Tuteja Awarded Young Investigator Program from AFOSR

Anish Tuteja Awarded Young Investigator Program from AFOSR

The Air Force Office of Scientific Research Young Investigator Program is open to scientists and engineers at research institutions across the United States who received...

Forcing mismatched elements together could yield better solar cells

In what could be a step toward higher efficiency solar cells, an international team including University of Michigan professors has invalidated the most commonly used...

John Allison Joins MSE Faculty

John Allison Joins MSE Faculty

In the Fall of 2010 the Materials Science and Engineering Department of the University of Michigan will welcome John Allison as a professor.

Allison comes...

Wayne Jones Receives 2010 ASM Albert Easton White Distinguished Teacher Award

Wayne Jones Receives 2010 ASM Albert Easton White Distinguished Teacher Award

Prof. J. Wayne Jones, FASM, Arthur F. Thurnau Professor of Materials Science and Engineering, at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan will receive ASM...

Remembering Donald N. Frey - Designer of the Mustang

Remembering Donald N. Frey - Designer of the Mustang

The members of the Materials Science and Engineering Department were saddened to hear of the passing of Donald N. Frey, one of its most famous...