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New Wurman computer science fund

Peter (MSE ’88, MS ’96, PhD ’99) and Nancy Wurman of Acton, Massachusetts, recently endowed the Wurman Family Computer Science Fellowship Student Fund. | Short Read

Peter (MSE  ’88, MS ’96, PhD ’99) and Nancy Wurman of Acton, Massachusetts, recently endowed the Wurman Family Computer Science Fellowship Student Fund. Their gift qualifies for the University’s Michigan Matching Initiative for Student Support and proceeds from the fund will benefit computer science graduate students enrolled in the College of Engineering.

Peter is an independent consultant who most recently served as chief technology officer and technical co-founder of Kiva Systems (now part of Amazon Robotics).

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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