A team of computational and experimental engineers demonstrate a blueprint for building materials with new properties from nanocrystals .
Nanoengineering integrates crystals that don’t usually get along
Designing lightweight glass for efficient cars and wind turbines
Lighter, stiffer glass fibers could make composite materials thinner without sacrificing strength.
Researchers gain control over internal structure of self-assembled composite materials
Researchers new templating technique instills greater order and gives rise to new 3D structures in a special class of high-performance materials, called eutectics.
How an age-old process could lead to new materials and even invisibility
A Q&A with Ashwin Shahani, U-M assistant professor of materials science and engineering
Cracking the mystery of nature’s toughest material
How mollusks engineered the most advanced nanostructure on Earth
Hard as ceramic, tough as steel
Newly discovered connection could help with designing nextgen alloys.