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Wallace Hopp appointed Distinguished University Professor

IOE Professor Wallace Hopp has received one of the University of Michigan's top honors as a Distinguished University Professor.| Short Read

The appointment was approved by the Board of Regents on May 18 and is effective Sept. 1, 2016.

Recently appointed DUPs are invited to give an inaugural lecture that highlights their work at the university. The lecture is typically delivered during the first or second full year of their appointments.

Please join us in congratulating Wallace, the C.K. Prahalad Distinguished University Professor of Business and Engineering. He also is associate dean for learning and design, and professor of technology and operations, Stephen M. Ross School of Business; and professor of industrial and operations engineering, CoE.

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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