MSE News

Glotzer and Kotov co-recipients of MRS Medal

Glotzer and Kotov co-recipients of MRS Medal

Sharon C. Glotzer, the Stuart W. Churchill Collegiate Professor of Chemical Engineering, and Nicholas A. Kotov, the Joseph B. and Florence V. Cejka Professor of...

Dylan Bayerl awarded Beyster Graduate Fellowship

Dylan Bayerl awarded Beyster Graduate Fellowship

Dylan Bayerl has been chosen as the 2014-2015 fellow for the J. Robert Beyster Computational Innovation Graduate Fellows Program. Dylan is a PhD student in...

Toward ultimate light efficiency on the cheap

Toward ultimate light efficiency on the cheap

Jinsang Kim, an associate professor of materials science and engineering, and his group have taken a major stride toward perfectly efficient lighting that is also...

Amit Misra Named MSE Department Chair

Amit Misra Named MSE Department Chair

Amit Misra is joining MSE as Professor and Department Chair starting June 1st. He earned his MS (’91) and PhD (’94) degrees in Materials Science...

Sharon Glotzer elected to National Academy of Sciences

Sharon Glotzer elected to National Academy of Sciences

Sharon Glotzer, the Stuart W. Churchill Professor of Chemical Engineering, is among the most recent inductees to the National Academy of Sciences. Her induction was...

Professor Steve Yalisove awarded Provost's Teaching Innovation Prize

Professor Steve Yalisove awarded Provost's Teaching Innovation Prize

Professor Steve Yalisove developed one of five U-M faculty projects that demonstrate fresh approaches to advance student learning will be recognized May 5 as winners...

Nanowires for greener LEDs

Nanowires for greener LEDs

Nanostructures half the breadth of a DNA strand could improve the efficiency of light emitting diodes (LEDs) right where they need it, Michigan Engineers have...

Anish Tuteja receives NSF CAREER Award

Anish Tuteja receives NSF CAREER Award

Assistant Professor Anish Tuteja has been awarded the Early Faculty Career Development (CAREER) Award from the National Science Foundation  for the large scale, facile and...

High-tech manufacturing hub could create 10,000 jobs

High-tech manufacturing hub could create 10,000 jobs

The $148 million high-tech manufacturing research institute set to open this spring in metro Detroit is expected to bring 10,000 jobs to the region within...

John Allison Named TMS Fellow

John Allison Named TMS Fellow

Professor John Allison has been named a Fellow of The Minerals, Metals & Materials Society (TMS).  The award is considered a pinnacle award, and includes a...

Geeta Mehta joins UM MSE as Assistant Professor

Geeta Mehta joins UM MSE as Assistant Professor

Geeta Mehta joined as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering in Fall 2013. She also holds a joint appointment in...

Manos Kioupakis receives NSF CAREER Award

Manos Kioupakis receives NSF CAREER Award

Assistant Professor Manos Kioupakis has been awarded the Early Faculty Career Development (CAREER) Award from the National Science Foundation for the investigation of quantum processes...

Poudeu group uses nano-engineering to boost efficiency of materials that convert waste heat to electrical energy

Poudeu group uses nano-engineering to boost efficiency of materials that convert waste heat to electrical energy

High-performance thermoelectric materials that convert waste heat to electricity could one day be a source of more sustainable power. But they need to be a...

Rick Laine Receives SPJS International Award

Rick Laine Receives SPJS International Award

Professor Rick Laine has been named a recipient of the “SPSJ International Award” for 2013 by the Society of Polymer Science, Japan. The SPSJ International Award has...

Katherine Sebeck Named J. Robert Beyster Computational Innovation Graduate Fellows

Katherine Sebeck Named J. Robert Beyster Computational Innovation Graduate Fellows

University of Michigan Materials Science and Engineering student Katherine Sebeck has been chosen as the 2013-2014 fellow for the J. Robert Beyster Computational Innovation Graduate Fellows...