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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.

Portrait of John Balbach

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John Balbach
Executive Director of Advancement

Michigan Engineering

(734) 763-0893

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Metal rods that are part of the molecular epitaxy beam apparatus at Michigan Engineering. Photo by Joseph Xu, Michigan Engineering Communications & Marketing

Nanoparticles could spur better LEDs, invisibility cloaks

More efficient household LEDs and invisibility cloaking are two possible applications for a new process that adds metallic nanoparticles to semiconductors. | Medium Read