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John J. McKetta, Jr.

John J. McKetta, Jr. (1915-2019)

Dr. John J. McKetta, Jr., alumnus, friend to students, and energy advisor to five presidents, passed away on January 15, 2019, at age 103.|Medium Read
The 3D printed block M model made by Scott and Burns team. Photo: Evan Dougherty

3D printing 100 times faster with light

The new method also results in a stronger print than typical layered models. |Short Read
Ahmet Emre works in a lab

Cartilage could be key to safe ‘structural batteries’

The new prototype cells can run for more than 100 cycles at 90 percent capacity and withstand hard impacts and even stabbing.|Medium Read
Jeremy Minty (ChE B.S.E. '07, PhD '13), president of Ecovia Renewables, holds up a sample of the company's AzuraGel product after a demonstration of it absorbing water at Ecovia's lab in Ann Arbor, MI on August 16, 2018. Ecovia is a startup company led by Minty that spun out of the lab of Xiaoxia (Nina) Lin, associate professor of chemical engineering. The company is focused on developing a biopolymer for applications in the cosmetics and agriculture industries, one of which is making a superabsorbent biodegradable polymer for use in compostable diapers. Photo: Evan Dougherty/Michigan Engineering Communications & Marketing

Compostable diapers are the aim of new sustainability startup

Safe and eco-friendly ingredients for personal care have attracted more than $1.5 million in venture capital.|Medium Read
rich lesser and his kids

Rich Lesser returns to Michigan to accept alumni award

Rich Lesser (BSE 1983), CEO of Boston Consulting Group, tells students that an engineering degree is great preparation for anyone who is considering a career in business.|Medium Read
Student uses a device to measure bacterial levels in urine samples

Blue Sky: Up to $10M toward research so bold, some of it just might fail

Inspired by startup funding models, Michigan Engineering reinvents its internal R&D grant structure. |Medium Read
Levi T. Thompson

Levi Thompson returns to his alma mater as dean of engineering

His appointment at University of Delaware begins October 1, 2018|Short Read
Michael J. Solomon

Choosing a hard question in soft matter

Mike Solomon is an AAAS fellow for his contributions in colloids and is the new dean of Rackham Graduate School.|Medium Read
A microscopic image of a human tumor xenograft that glows red and blue from fluorescent dyes.

Findings in mice show pill for breast cancer diagnosis may outperform mammograms

A new kind of imaging could distinguish aggressive tumors from benign, preventing unnecessary breast cancer treatments.|Medium Read
Close-up of 3D bacteria

‘Nightmare bacteria:’ Michigan Engineers discuss how to combat antibiotic resistance

Drug-resistant bugs are on the rise and new approaches are needed.|Medium Read
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
Kotov in a lab

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