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John Younger lectures to a group of students

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
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Ron Larson receives outstanding achievement award

Ron Larson, the George Granger Brown and A.H. White Distinguished University Professor of Chemical Engineering has received the 2017 Department of Chemical Engineering Outstanding Faculty Achievement Award.|Short Read

Onajite Shemi: Contributing to the field of research

Doctoral 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

Doctoral 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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Linderman wins a Rackham Distinguished Graduate Mentor Award

Professor Jennifer Linderman has won a Rackham Distinguished Graduate Mentor Award. |Medium 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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Analog to digital: The Ford Foundation computer project

Donald Katz, professor and chair of the chemical and metallurgical engineering department from 1951-62, took the College   from analog to digital solutions.|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 millions of years -- and it is remarkably resistant to shock and wear. |Medium Read
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Queen of the hurricanes: An engineer and feminist for the ages

Elsie MacGill, the world’s first female aircraft designer, drew strength from the women who came before her.|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