MSE News

Beyond Silicon: New Semiconductor Moves "Spintronics" Toward Reality

Beyond Silicon: New Semiconductor Moves "Spintronics" Toward Reality

A groundbreaking semiconductor compound is bringing fresh momentum to the field of spintronics, a new breed of computing device that may lead to smaller, faster,...

Liang Qi joins UM MSE as Assistant Professor

Liang Qi joins UM MSE as Assistant Professor

Liang Qi joined the Department of Materials Science and Engineering as an Assistant Professor in Winter 2015. Qi studied Materials Science and Engineering at Tsinghua...

Jinsang Kim group developed heat-conducting plastics

Jinsang Kim group developed heat-conducting plastics

The spaghetti-like internal structure of most plastics makes it hard for them to cast away heat, but a University of Michigan research team has made...

ArborLight wins Emerging Luminary award from DoE

ArborLight wins Emerging Luminary award from DoE

Arborlight, a startup company out of Max Shtein’s research group, was recently named a winner in the Department of Energy’s 2014...

Paul Krajewski receives  2014 MSE Department Alumni Merit Award

Paul Krajewski receives 2014 MSE Department Alumni Merit Award

Dr. Paul Krajewski is a globally recognized expert in lightweight materials, automobile lightweighting, and innovation.   He received a Bachelors (89), Masters (91), and Doctorate...

Glotzer and Kotov co-recipients of MRS Medal

Glotzer and Kotov co-recipients of MRS Medal

Sharon C. Glotzer, the Stuart W. Churchill Collegiate Professor of Chemical Engineering, and Nicholas A. Kotov, the Joseph B. and Florence V. Cejka Professor of...

Dylan Bayerl awarded Beyster Graduate Fellowship

Dylan Bayerl awarded Beyster Graduate Fellowship

Dylan Bayerl has been chosen as the 2014-2015 fellow for the J. Robert Beyster Computational Innovation Graduate Fellows Program. Dylan is a PhD student in...

Toward ultimate light efficiency on the cheap

Toward ultimate light efficiency on the cheap

Jinsang Kim, an associate professor of materials science and engineering, and his group have taken a major stride toward perfectly efficient lighting that is also...

Amit Misra Named MSE Department Chair

Amit Misra Named MSE Department Chair

Amit Misra is joining MSE as Professor and Department Chair starting June 1st. He earned his MS (’91) and PhD (’94) degrees in Materials Science...

Sharon Glotzer elected to National Academy of Sciences

Sharon Glotzer elected to National Academy of Sciences

Sharon Glotzer, the Stuart W. Churchill Professor of Chemical Engineering, is among the most recent inductees to the National Academy of Sciences. Her induction was...

Professor Steve Yalisove awarded Provost's Teaching Innovation Prize

Professor Steve Yalisove awarded Provost's Teaching Innovation Prize

Professor Steve Yalisove developed one of five U-M faculty projects that demonstrate fresh approaches to advance student learning will be recognized May 5 as winners...

Nanowires for greener LEDs

Nanowires for greener LEDs

Nanostructures half the breadth of a DNA strand could improve the efficiency of light emitting diodes (LEDs) right where they need it, Michigan Engineers have...

Anish Tuteja receives NSF CAREER Award

Anish Tuteja receives NSF CAREER Award

Assistant Professor Anish Tuteja has been awarded the Early Faculty Career Development (CAREER) Award from the National Science Foundation  for the large scale, facile and...

High-tech manufacturing hub could create 10,000 jobs

High-tech manufacturing hub could create 10,000 jobs

The $148 million high-tech manufacturing research institute set to open this spring in metro Detroit is expected to bring 10,000 jobs to the region within...

John Allison Named TMS Fellow

John Allison Named TMS Fellow

Professor John Allison has been named a Fellow of The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society (TMS).  The award is considered a pinnacle award, and includes a...