MSE News

Rick Laine Receives SPJS International Award

Rick Laine Receives SPJS International Award

Professor Rick Laine has been named a recipient of the “SPSJ International Award” for 2013 by the Society of Polymer Science, Japan. The SPSJ International Award has...

Katherine Sebeck Named J. Robert Beyster Computational Innovation Graduate Fellows

Katherine Sebeck Named J. Robert Beyster Computational Innovation Graduate Fellows

University of Michigan Materials Science and Engineering student Katherine Sebeck has been chosen as the 2013-2014 fellow for the J. Robert Beyster Computational Innovation Graduate Fellows...

Rachel S. Goldman Named 2012 APS Fellow

Rachel S. Goldman Named 2012 APS Fellow

Prof. Rachel S. Goldman has been elected a fellow of the American Physical Society for "contributions to the fundamental understanding of strain relaxation, alloy formation,...

Kim group published Nature Materials about high performance paint-on plastic electronics

Kim group published Nature Materials about high performance paint-on plastic electronics

Semiconducting polymers are an unruly bunch, but University of Michigan engineers have developed a new method for getting them in line that could pave the...

Eight MSE Faculty Have Projects Funded by MCubed

Eight MSE Faculty Have Projects Funded by MCubed

Akram Boukai, Jinsang Kim, Manos Kioupakis and Brian Love are leading projects in the innovated MCubed program. MCubed is a two-year seed-funding program designed to...

Tuteja Group Develops Superomniphobic Surfaces

Tuteja Group Develops Superomniphobic Surfaces

A nanoscale coating that's at least 95 percent air repels the broadest range of liquids of any material in its class, causing...

U-Michigan part of $120M DoE battery research hub

U-Michigan part of $120M DoE battery research hub

A dozen University of Michigan researchers will play an integral role in a national multimillion-dollar collaborative effort to develop breakthrough batteries for longer-range electric vehicles...

Kim group develops practical way to predict and modulate conjugated polymer's energy levels

Kim group develops practical way to predict and modulate conjugated polymer's energy levels

Efficient plastic solar cells could make solar energy cost-effective, but their development has been hindered by the near-impossibility of predicting how much...

Alan Taub Joins UM MSE as Professor

Alan Taub Joins UM MSE as Professor

The MSE department welcomes Alan Taub, who has joined the faculty as Professor of Materials Science and Engineering.

Taub...

John Allison Leads DoE Software Innovation Center

John Allison Leads DoE Software Innovation Center

It takes between 10 and 20 years to develop a new material — an advanced metal alloy, for example, that can be...

Tuteja Group develops smart filter that strains oil out of water

Tuteja Group develops smart filter that strains oil out of water

A smart filter with a shape-shifting surface can separate oil and water using gravity alone, an advancement that could be useful in...

Rachel Goldman named Fellow of the AVS

Rachel Goldman named Fellow of the AVS

Rachel Goldman has been named a Fellow of AVS.  Fellowship recognizes AVS members who have made sustained and outstanding scientific and technical...

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...