MSE News

Green Group develops new smart fluid

Green Group develops new smart fluid

Liquids that thicken dramatically when you zap them with electricity are used today as shock absorbers in car brakes and clutches, among...

Nerve gas litmus test could sense airborne chemical weapons

Nerve gas litmus test could sense airborne chemical weapons

Nerve gases are colorless, odorless, tasteless and deadly. While today's soldiers carry masks and other protective gear, they don't have reliable ways...

Rick Laine named ACS Division of Polymer Chemistry Fellow

Rick Laine named ACS Division of Polymer Chemistry Fellow

Rick Laine has been named a Fellow of The American Chemical Society Division of Polymer Chemistry for 2012. Selection from among the eligible nominees is...

Researchers watch a next-gen memory bit switch in real time

Researchers watch a next-gen memory bit switch in real time

For the first time, engineering researchers have been able to watch in real time the nanoscale process of a ferroelectric memory bit switching between the...

Xiaoqing Pan named ACerS Fellow

Xiaoqing Pan named ACerS Fellow

Xiaoqing Pan has been named a Fellow of The American Ceramic Society (ACerS) for 2011.
Elevation to "Fellow" is a peer recognition—each nomination is signed...

Materials Research Society Names Peter F. Green as Inaugural Editor-in-Chief of MRS Communications

Materials Research Society Names Peter F. Green as Inaugural Editor-in-Chief of MRS Communications

The Materials Research Society (MRS) has named Peter F. Green as editor-in-chief of its newest publication, MRS Communications.

Green is the Vincent T. and Gloria...

Manos Kioupakis Joins UM MSE as Assistant Professor

Manos Kioupakis Joins UM MSE as Assistant Professor

The MSE department welcomes Manos Kioupakis, who has joined the faculty as an assistant professor.   

Kioupakis uses parallel first-principles computational methods and high-performance...

Pierre Ferdinand Poudeu Joins UM MSE as Assistant Professor

Pierre Ferdinand Poudeu Joins UM MSE as Assistant Professor

Pierre Ferdinand Poudeu joined the Department as an assistant professor.

Poudeu studied chemistry at the University of Yaounde-I in Cameroon and earned his doctoral degree...

Sharon Glotzer named to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Sharon Glotzer named to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Professor Sharon Glotzer is one of two UM faculty members named to the 2011 class of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, a prestigious...

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...