MSE News

Sharon Glotzer to Receive Stine Award from AIChE

Sharon Glotzer to Receive Stine Award from AIChE

Sharon Glotzer will receive the Charles M. A. Stine Award from the American Institute of Chemical Engineers for her work in pioneering simulations of glass-forming...

2008 Imaging Microstructure Contest Winners

2008 Imaging Microstructure Contest Winners

The department is pleased to announce below the winners of the 2008 Imaging Microstructure Contest. The Grand Prize winners are Wen Tu (Scientific Merit) and...

Versatile coating for biomedical devices lets them interact with live cells

A new type of plastic coating made from vapor could lead to better biomedical devices such as stents and catheters that are "bioactive," meaning they...

Fluorescent organic nanoparticles help illuminate cellular proteins

Like a smart highlighter, immunofluorescent labeling can zero in on a specific protein, helping scientists understand the structure of a cell and how diseases affect...

Quasicrystal mystery unraveled with computer simulation

The method to the madness of quasicrystals has been a mystery to scientists. Quasicrystals are solids whose atoms aren't arranged in a repeating pattern, as...

Jonathan Madison named 2008 Graduate Student of the Year by NSBE

The National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE) has selected Jonathan Madison as its 2008 "Graduate Student of the Year" because of his "outstanding professional achievements...

Jones and Thornton receive 2008 TMS Awards

TMS honored two Michigan MSE faculty at the 2008 Annual Meeting. Professor Wayne Jones received the Alexander R. Scott Distinguished Service Award. This award is...

Two MSE Faculty Receive Solar America Initiative Funding

Two MSE Faculty Receive Solar America Initiative Funding

Two research projects investigating next generation photovoltaic technology that will accelerate the use of solar power have received funding from the U.S. Department of Energy's...

MSE Professors Spin New Ventures

Much of the research conducted in Materials Science and Engineering labs makes its way from bench to business venture, thanks to the current of entrepreneurship...

Joerg Lahann wins Nano Young Investigator Award from AIChE

Joerg Lahann wins Nano Young Investigator Award from AIChE

Assistant Professor Joerg Lahann will be the 2007 recipient of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) Nanoscale Science and Engineering Forum (NSEF) Young Investigator...

Wayne Jones to help ADVANCE efforts

Wayne Jones to help ADVANCE efforts

Wayne Jones, Arthur F. Thurnau Professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering, has been appointed associate director of the U-M ADVANCE Project and...

Jinsang Kim received 2007 NSF CAREER Award

Jinsang Kim received 2007 NSF CAREER Award

The title of his career proposal is "Self-signaling and Signal Amplifying Conjugated Polymer Biosensors and Sensor Arrays" The awarded was granted by NSF DMR Biomaterials...

Nature Materials reports: Two Steps to Densify …

Nature Materials reports: Two Steps to Densify …

… and a 15-year old mystery solved. Using simulations UM researcher Kieffer and his postdoctoral research associates Huang and Durandurdu have uncovered a ubiquitous mechanism...

Graduate Assistance in Areas of National Need (GAANN) Fellowships in Materials Science and Engineering

The Department of Materials Science and Engineering at the University of Michigan has been awarded several fellowships by the U.S. Department of Education for Graduate...

New Course for Winter 2007 - MSE 493: Energy, Light, Visualization

New Course for Winter 2007 - MSE 493: Energy, Light, Visualization

WHAT: Lead by Max Shtein (Material Science and Engineering) and Matthew Shlian (Art and Design), this upper-division class aims to unite artists, engineers, architects and...