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Sharon Glotzer named next Chemical Engineering chair

Glotzer's academic stature and the impact of her research is reflected in numerous, noteworthy distinctions.|Short Read
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Engineering in the Valley of Death

Join the Department as it celebrates the research of graduate students through both oral and poster presentations. The keynote speaker is Dr. John Younger, co-founder and Chief Technology Officer at Akadeum Life Sciences, Inc.|Short Read

Onajite Shemi: Contributing to the field of research

PhD candidate Onajite Shemi came to Michigan Engineering to develop new skills as a chemical engineer and explore what she can contribute to the field of research.|Short Read

Corine Jackman: Helping women worldwide

PhD candidate Corine Jackman combines her love of biology and nature with her chemical engineering skills to improve human health.|Short Read
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Twisted semiconductors for future moving holograms

Holographic displays need twisted light. Twisted semiconductors assembled with the help of amino acids may enable them.|Medium Read
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Keeping drugs on the job

Computer simulations developed at the University of Michigan reveal how well drug additives stop the active ingredients from crystallizing in the digestive tract.|Medium Read
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Most complex nanoparticle crystal ever made by design

Extraordinary nanoparticle crystals are possible by harnessing particle shape in addition to using DNA as smart glue.|Medium Read
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Synthetic tooth enamel may lead to more resilient structures

Tooth enamel has changed very little over thousands of years -- and it is remarkably resistant to shock and wear. |Medium Read
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Coating method could improve temporary implants that dissolve in the body

Very even, pure coatings that promote healing may now be possible for biodegradable sutures and bone screws.|Medium Read
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Sharon Glotzer elected MRS Fellow

Sharon Glotzer has been elected a Fellow of the Materials Research Society (MRS).|Short Read