MSE News

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...

Joanna Millunchick receives College of Engineering John F. Ullrich Education Excellence Award

Joanna Millunchick receives College of Engineering John F. Ullrich Education Excellence Award

Joanna Mirecki Millunchick has distinguished herself as a tireless proponent of sophisticated instructional technologies, an innovator in curriculum development and a committed educator. She continually...

John Smith Joins UM MSE faculty

John Smith Joins UM MSE faculty

John R. Smith has joined the Department of Materials Science and Engineering as a new member of its faculty. 

Smith earned his PhD in...

Entropy Alone Creates Complex Crystals From Simple Shapes

Entropy Alone Creates Complex Crystals From Simple Shapes

Computer simulations of hard tetrahedra have uncovered a new type of quasicrystal —the first to be formed from hard or non-spherical particles. The findings,...

Welcome Incoming Graduate Students

We are pleased to present the Fall 2009 incoming MSE gradaute students, including 23 Ph.D. and 10 M.S. students.  Our new class comes from institutions...

Anish Tuteja Joins UM MSE as Assistant Professor

Anish Tuteja Joins UM MSE as Assistant Professor

Anish Tuteja has accepted a faculty appointment in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering and will assume the position of assistant professor.

Tuteja earned...

Akram Boukai Joins UM MSE as Assistant Professor

Akram Boukai Joins UM MSE as Assistant Professor

Akram Boukai has joined the Department of Materials Science and Engineering as an assistant professor. His plans are to develop a program for Innovative...

Ron Gibala Receives 2010 ASM Albert Sauveur Achievement Award

Ron Gibala Receives 2010 ASM Albert Sauveur Achievement Award

Ron Gibala has been selected to receive the Albert Sauveur Achievement Award for 2010. The citation reads:

"For seminal research on interstitial solutes in metals;...

Green to Lead $19.5M DOE Energy Frontier Research Center (EFRC) at Michigan

Green to Lead $19.5M DOE Energy Frontier Research Center (EFRC) at Michigan

The University of Michigan will be home to an Energy Frontier Research Center (EFRC) that will explore new materials to better convert solar energy to...

Yu Jin Wins Michigan AVS Student Poster Award

Yu Jin, a graduate student in Professor Rachel Goldman's group, won the Michigan Student Poster Award at the 2009 Michigan AVS Spring Symposium for her...

Congratulations May 2009 Graduating Seniors

Congratulations May 2009 Graduating Seniors

At commencement on May 2, 33 undergraduates received degrees from the Department of Materials Science and Engineering.  These students are now start their careers with...