MSE News

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...

MSE Faculty Position Opening

MSE Faculty Position Opening

The Department of Materials Science and Engineering (MSE), College of Engineering, University of Michigan, invites outstanding applicants for tenure-track faculty positions at the assistant or...

Rachel Goldman Honored with University Distinguished Faculty Achievement Award

Rachel Goldman Honored with University Distinguished Faculty Achievement Award

University of Michigan Distinguished Faculty Achievement Awards honor senior faculty who consistently have demonstrated outstanding achievements in the areas of scholarly research or creative endeavors,...

Aaron Crumm (MSE '97, Ph.D. '00) Receives 2016 MSE Alumni Merit Award

Aaron Crumm (MSE '97, Ph.D. '00) Receives 2016 MSE Alumni Merit Award

Aaron Crumm’s PhD work at the University of Michigan led to his founding of Adaptive Materials, Inc. (AMI), an alternative energy market leader. Aaron’s simple,...

"Atomic Sandwiches" Could Make Computers 100X Greener

"Atomic Sandwiches" Could Make Computers 100X Greener

Researchers have engineered a material that could lead to a new generation of computing devices, packing in more computing power while consuming a fraction of...

Ashwin Shahani joins UM MSE as Assistant Professor

Ashwin Shahani joins UM MSE as Assistant Professor

In September 2016, the Department of Materials Science and Engineering welcomed Ashwin Shahani to the faculty as an assistant professor.

 

Shahani says that patterns...

The Kim group developed stimuli-sensitive polymers for Efficient Capture and Release of Circulating Tumor Cells

The Kim group developed stimuli-sensitive polymers for Efficient Capture and Release of Circulating Tumor Cells

A new device developed at the University of Michigan could provide a non-invasive way to monitor the progress of an advanced cancer treatment. It can...

Liz Holm gives inaugural MSE Distinguish Alumni Lecture

Liz Holm gives inaugural MSE Distinguish Alumni Lecture

Elizabeth Holm (MSE '87, Ph.D. '92), Professor of Materials Science and Engineering at Carnegie Mellon University, was chosen to receive the inaugural MSE Distinguished Alum...

Alan Taub elected Councillor of National Academy of Engineering

Alan Taub elected Councillor of National Academy of Engineering

Alan Taub was elected Councillor of National Academy of Engineering for a 3 year initial term starting July 1, 2016.  

 

The National Academy...

Spray-on Coating Could Ice-proof Airplanes, Power Lines, Windshields

Spray-on Coating Could Ice-proof Airplanes, Power Lines, Windshields

On your car windshield, ice is a nuisance. But on an airplane, a wind turbine, an oil rig or power line, it can be downright...

Joanna Millunchick Named Arthur F. Thurnau Professor

Joanna Millunchick Named Arthur F. Thurnau Professor

Joanna Millunchick is one of six University of Michigan faculty members have been honored for outstanding contributions to undergraduate education as this year's recipients of...

MRS, TMS recognize Amit Misra

MRS, TMS recognize Amit Misra

Amit Misra has been name a Fellow of the Materials Research Society as part of the 2016 class. MRS Fellows are outstanding members whose sustained...