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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

2002 LEC

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Origami sonic barrier could reduce traffic noise

The ancient paper folding art was combined with wave propagation physics to create a new traffic noise barrier. | Medium Read