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Betz fund supports MSE faculty

Proceeds from this endowment gift will support assistant or recently tenured associate faculty members in the Materials Science and Engineering department. | Short Read

Karl (BSE Met.E ’57) and Patricia Betz of Ada, Michigan, have established the Karl and Patricia Betz Family Faculty Scholar Award Fund. Proceeds from this endowment gift will support assistant or recently tenured associate faculty members in the Materials Science and Engineering department.

Mr. Betz is president of Betz Industries, a leading producer of gray and ductile iron castings, in Grand Rapids.

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John Balbach
Executive Director of Advancement

Michigan Engineering

(734) 763-0893

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Kevlar-based artificial cartilage mimics the magic of the real thing

In spite of being 80 percent water, cartilage is tough stuff. Now, a synthetic material can pack even more H2O without compromising on strength. | Medium Read