MSE News

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...

Rachel S. Goldman Named 2012 APS Fellow

Rachel S. Goldman Named 2012 APS Fellow

Prof. Rachel S. Goldman has been elected a fellow of the American Physical Society for "contributions to the fundamental understanding of strain relaxation, alloy formation,...

Kim group published Nature Materials about high performance paint-on plastic electronics

Kim group published Nature Materials about high performance paint-on plastic electronics

Semiconducting polymers are an unruly bunch, but University of Michigan engineers have developed a new method for getting them in line that could pave the...

Eight MSE Faculty Have Projects Funded by MCubed

Eight MSE Faculty Have Projects Funded by MCubed

Akram Boukai, Jinsang Kim, Manos Kioupakis and Brian Love are leading projects in the innovated MCubed program. MCubed is a two-year seed-funding program designed to...

Tuteja Group Develops Superomniphobic Surfaces

Tuteja Group Develops Superomniphobic Surfaces

A nanoscale coating that's at least 95 percent air repels the broadest range of liquids of any material in its class, causing...