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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...

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...