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Thompson Elected AIChE Fellow

He has served AIChE in several capacities during his career. | Short Read
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IMAGE:  Levi Thompson, Richard E. Balzhiser Collegiate Professor of Chemical Engineering and Director, Hydrogen Energy Technology Laboratory

Levi Thompson, the Richard E. Balzhiser Collegiate Professor of Chemical Engineering, was elected a Fellow of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE). He was consulting editor for the AIChE Journal and served on the Chemical Engineering Technology Operating Council. Thompson was also a member of the AIChE Board of Directors from 2014-2016.

Research in his group focuses on the design synthesis characterization evaluation of nanostructured materials for energy conversion and storage applications. Of particular interest is the development of structure-function relationships that enable the design of highly efficient materials.

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BepiColombo approaching Mercury. Credit: European Space Agency

U-M researchers to help unravel Mercury, solar system mysteries

In ESA's BepiColombo mission, an examination of the particles in Mercury's upper atmosphere will shed light on what the planet is made of. | Medium Read