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Henry Sodano promoted to AE Full Professor

Dr. Henry Sodano has been promoted to Aerospace Engineering Full Professor.| Short Read
IMAGE:  Aerospace Engineering Associate Professor Henry Sodano

Congratulations to Dr. Henry Sodano for his promotion to Aerospace Engineering Full Professor!

Dr. Henry Sodano is a researcher of unique breadth; with appointments in the Aerospace, Materials Science and Macromolecular Science Departments at the University of Michigan, he bridges distinct academic communities to develop advanced materials for aerospace applications.

His research lies in advanced aerospace materials with a focus on composite materials, multifunctional materials, additive manufacturing, ceramics and nanotechnology. His Aerospace Materials Lab uses a cross-disciplinary approach to enable rapid advancement in the current state of the art of advanced materials and structures.

Last year, Dr. Sodano received the Energy Harvesting Best Paper award from the American Society of Mechanical Engineers for his publication, “ZnO Nanowire Interfaces for High Strength Multifunctional Composites with Embedded Energy Harvesting.” Among other accolades, Dr. Sodano has received the NSF CAREER award, the American Society of Composites Young Researcher Award, the ASME Gary Anderson Award for Early Career Achievement and is a member of ASME, AIAA, MRS, ASC, SPIE and SAMPE.

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