Chemical Engineering

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A 3D grid

Microscale 3D printing for medicine

New “jet writing” technique can make detailed 3D structures with clinically relevant materials for future implants and cancer studies.|Medium Read

Jerome S. Schultz Fellowship Fund will support CHE grad students

Dr. and Mrs. Suchdeo established this fund in honor of Professor Schultz, former chair of the Department of Chemical Engineering.|Short Read

Nicholas Kotov wins gold in inaugural global academic technology award

World's largest mobile technology event to showcase Kotov's research demonstrating a new way to make hard materials survive repeated vibrations.|Short Read

G. G. Brown: Mentor and pioneer

A leader whose methods and means were ahead of their time, Brown remains a Michigan icon.|Short Read

Holography and LIDAR on the cheap with nanoparticle gel

Magnetic nanoparticles coated in amino acids can modulate light inexpensively at room temperature, and the findings have applications in autonomous vehicles. |Medium Read

Electricity, eel-style: Soft power cells could run tomorrow’s implantables

Device generates over 100 volts from saltwater.|Short Read
James Wilkes

Jim Wilkes’ 5th edition published

This fall, Prentice Hall published "Fluid Mechanics for Chemical Engineers: Microfluidics, CFD, and COMSOL Multiphysics 5," 5th Edition.|Short Read

Artificial cartilage made from Kevlar 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

Book review: The Energy of John J. McKetta Jr.

If you are a John McKetta fan already, you’ll delight in learning more of the details behind the stories in a new book by his granddaughter, Elizabeth Sharp McKetta.|Short Read
gin tasting winners

Cookies, coffee, chocolate and … gin?

Chemical engineering students are getting a chance to apply their chemical engineering fundamentals to many food and drink related projects|Short Read

Nanoparticles can limit inflammation by distracting the immune system

White blood cells get busy taking out the trash - it could be a lifesaver when the immune system goes haywire.|Short Read
U-M president at podium

Rapid research funding experiment triples its money

‘MCubed’ will continue for another three-year cycle.|Medium Read