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The view through the polarizer shows where light-twisting structures have formed in a soup of cells and biological materials

Light-twisting ‘chiral’ nanotechnology could accelerate drug screening

A new approach makes liquid-crystal-like beacons out of harmful amyloid proteins present in diseases such as Type II diabetes. |Medium Read
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Sunitha Nagrath elected fellow of AIMBE

Nagrath is recognized for her pioneering work on microfluidic technologies for circulating tumor cells isolation and genotyping leading to novel cancer treatments.|Short Read

In Memoriam: Tenho Connable, ChE alumna

Tenho Connable, one of the first female engineers to graduate from the College of Engineering and a highly respected member of the U-M ChE alumni community, died on January 17, 2020 at the age of 101.|Short Read
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In Memoriam: Peter B. Lederman

Beloved member of the U-M ChE alumni community, Peter B. Lederman died on June 9, 2020, at the age of 88.|Short Read

Bryan Goldsmith is recognized by the American Institute of Chemical Engineers

Named to AIChE's "35 under 35" list in honor of his accomplishments in energy and environmental research|Short Read

Mirror-like photovoltaics get more electricity out of heat

By reflecting nearly all the light they can’t turn into electricity, they help pave the way for storing renewable energy as heat.|Medium Read
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U-M spinout Asalyxa Bio developing inflammatory treatment platform, aiding COVID-19 patients

The company’s technology delivers an anti-inflammatory agent directly to overreactive neutrophils, minimizing harm from “cytokine storms.”|Medium Read
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Powering robots: biomorphic batteries could provide 72 times more energy than stand-alone cells

The researchers compare them to fat deposits in living creatures.|Medium Read
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Susan Montgomery retires to academic coaching role

Her colleagues and former students talk about the impact she has had on the department and thank her for her support and dedication to students and education.|Long Read
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Rich Lesser (BSE ’83), CEO of BCG, to give virtual commencement address to Michigan graduating seniors

Lesser recalls graduating during a recession when job prospects were bleak.|Short Read

Congratulations to the ChE class of 2020!

The department, College, and University are making plans for remote celebrations in honor of the graduating class.|Short Read
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Successful 2020 ChE Faculty Search

Department moves final interviews online|Short Read