MSE News

Azia Harris-Martin wins prestigious Rumler Prize

Azia Harris-Martin wins prestigious Rumler Prize

Analyzing water filtration systems for the Flint water crisis, marketing a diabetes sock, and starting a community girls’ club are just a few of the...

A Self-healing, Water-repellant Coating That’s Ultra Durable

A Self-healing, Water-repellant Coating That’s Ultra Durable

A self-healing, water-repellent spray-on coating developed at the University of Michigan is hundreds of times more durable than its counterparts and could enable waterproofing...

Open-source Software Unlocks 3-D View of Nanomaterials

Open-source Software Unlocks 3-D View of Nanomaterials

Your fingernails will grow four nanometers in the time it takes to read this sentence. A strand of your hair is about 70,000 nanometers wide....

UM MSE Alumnus Qinghuang Lin Honored by SPIE

UM MSE Alumnus Qinghuang Lin Honored by SPIE

Dr. Qinghuang Lin (MSE, Ph.D. 94’), a Research Staff Member of the IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Center in Yorktown Heights, New York, USA was...

Geeta Mehta Named Dow Corning Assistant Professor

Geeta Mehta Named Dow Corning Assistant Professor

Geeta Mehta has been named the Dow Corning Assistant Professor in the Materials Science & Engineering department of Michigan Engineering. She will hold the position...

Quantum Limits to Heat Flow Observed at Room Temperature

Quantum Limits to Heat Flow Observed at Room Temperature

As you stretch gold into a strand one atom thick, an expressway for heat opens up. It's called a quantum of thermal conductance and Michigan...

Ferrari fund supports MSE grad students

Ferrari fund supports MSE grad students

The Estate of Harry M. Ferrari (MSE ’55, PhD ’58) provided a gift for endowment to establish the Harry Ferrari Student Fellowship Fund. This fund...

Aeriel Murphy Inducted into Bouchet Graduate Honor Society

Aeriel Murphy Inducted into Bouchet Graduate Honor Society

Aeriel Murphy, a PhD candidate in Prof. Allison’s group, has been inducted into the Bouchet Graduate Honor Society at the University of Michigan. The Society...

Three MSE Professors Honored with 2017 TMS Awards & Honors

Three MSE Professors Honored with 2017 TMS Awards & Honors

Three Materials Science and Engineering faculty were honored by The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society.  The honorees will receive their accolades during the TMS–AIME Awards Ceremony...

Sharon Glotzer Elected Fellow of the Materials Research Society

Sharon Glotzer Elected Fellow of the Materials Research Society

Professor Sharon Glotzer has been elected a Fellow of the Materials Research Society (MRS)!  The title of Fellow honors MRS members for their accomplishments in...

MSE Faculty Receive College Awards

MSE Faculty Receive College Awards

Five MSE faculty members who have been selected as recipients of CoE or MSE faculty honors & awards.

 

Manos Kioupakis is the recipient of...

Frederick N. Rhines Fellowship Fund Established to Support Materials Science and Engineering Grads

Frederick N. Rhines Fellowship Fund Established to Support Materials Science and Engineering Grads

Dr. Walden C. (BSE Met.E. ’68) and Paula H. Rhines have recently provided a gift of endowment to establish the Frederick N. Rhines Fellowship Fund....

Robert Hovden Joins UM MSE as Assistant Professor

Robert Hovden Joins UM MSE as Assistant Professor

Robert Hovden joined the Department of Materials Science and Engineering as an Assistant Professor in Winter 2017.

 

Hovden’s research can be broadly described as...

Apoorv Shanker Receives MRS Graduate Student Silver Award at Fall 2016 Meeting

Apoorv Shanker Receives MRS Graduate Student Silver Award at Fall 2016 Meeting

Apoorv Shanker, a graduate student in Jinsang Kim's lab, was awarded the Graduate Student Silver Award from the Materials Research Society for his presentation Molecular...

Graduate Student Symposium Winners

Graduate Student Symposium Winners

The inaugural Materials Science and Engineering Graduate Student Symposium was held on October 28, 2016.  Almost forty student from fifteen different groups participated, making it a...