MSE News

Rick Laine Named American Chemical Society Fellow

Rick Laine Named American Chemical Society Fellow

Professor Rick Laine has been named a Fellow of the American Chemical Society (ACS) as part of the 2015 class.  

The ACS Fellows Program recognize...

Course asks students to imagine the campus of the future

Course asks students to imagine the campus of the future

If you want to transform the campus learning experience to suit the needs of today's students, who better to ask what that should look like...

Regenerative medicine: Injectable stem cell incubator

Regenerative medicine: Injectable stem cell incubator

Some tissue damage is too extensive for the body to heal well, such as a bad slipped disc or the muscle death that follows a...

Forrest, Glotzer named Distinguished University Professors

Forrest, Glotzer named Distinguished University Professors

Stephen Forrest and Sharon Glotzer are among nine faculty members have received one of the University of Michigan's top honors as Distinguished University Professors.

 

The...

The Kim Lab Made Light Up Supercooled Liquid

The Kim Lab Made Light Up Supercooled Liquid

A new material developed at the University of Michigan stays liquid more than 200 degrees Fahrenheit below its expected freezing point, but a light touch...

Olga Shalev receives Best Poster Award at Fall 2014 MRS Meeting

Olga Shalev receives Best Poster Award at Fall 2014 MRS Meeting

Olga Shalev, and graduate student in the Shtein group, received a Best Poster Award at the 2014 Fall MRS Meeting.  The poster "Predicting Surface Morphology...

MSE  alum Aaron Crumm joins UM Center for Entrepreneurship as first Entrepreneur is Residence

MSE alum Aaron Crumm joins UM Center for Entrepreneurship as first Entrepreneur is Residence

The appointment of Aaron Crumm (MSE MSE '97,PhD '00), is the first installment of a $1 million program designed for CFE to house an Entrepreneur...

Katsuyo Thornton Receives TMS Distinguished Service Award

Katsuyo Thornton Receives TMS Distinguished Service Award

Associate Professor Katsuyo Thornton has received the Materials Processing & Manufacturing Division (MPMD) Distinguished Service Award from TMS.  The award is given to "An individual whose...

Ultra-small block M’s lead to big ideas in drug delivery

Ultra-small block M’s lead to big ideas in drug delivery

University of Michigan researchers have created what might be the world’s smallest three-dimensional (unofficial) “block M’s” using a new nanoparticle manufacturing process. The new technique...

MSE alum Jon Madison wins Black Engineer of the Year award

MSE alum Jon Madison wins Black Engineer of the Year award

Growing up in Wichita, Kansas, Jon Madison had a strong sense of who he was and where he was going. “I wasn’t an average kid,”...

Beyond Silicon: New Semiconductor Moves "Spintronics" Toward Reality

Beyond Silicon: New Semiconductor Moves "Spintronics" Toward Reality

A groundbreaking semiconductor compound is bringing fresh momentum to the field of spintronics, a new breed of computing device that may lead to smaller, faster,...

Liang Qi joins UM MSE as Assistant Professor

Liang Qi joins UM MSE as Assistant Professor

Liang Qi joined the Department of Materials Science and Engineering as an Assistant Professor in Winter 2015. Qi studied Materials Science and Engineering at Tsinghua...

Jinsang Kim group developed heat-conducting plastics

Jinsang Kim group developed heat-conducting plastics

The spaghetti-like internal structure of most plastics makes it hard for them to cast away heat, but a University of Michigan research team has made...

ArborLight wins Emerging Luminary award from DoE

ArborLight wins Emerging Luminary award from DoE

Arborlight, a startup company out of Max Shtein’s research group, was recently named a winner in the Department of Energy’s 2014...

Paul Krajewski receives  2014 MSE Department Alumni Merit Award

Paul Krajewski receives 2014 MSE Department Alumni Merit Award

Dr. Paul Krajewski is a globally recognized expert in lightweight materials, automobile lightweighting, and innovation.   He received a Bachelors (89), Masters (91), and Doctorate...