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First generation graduate student has a heart for others

Genesis Lopez is a busy third-year chemical engineering graduate student. A native of Albuquerque New Mexico, Genesis is the first generation in her family to attend college.

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Mike Solomon elected a fellow of AAAS

Mike Solomon, CHE and MSE professor, is one of nine U-M faculty members recently elected fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

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Mount and Wu scholarship rewards extracurriculars

Michelle Wu (BSE ChE '01), Melissa Wu (BSE Civ '03) and Brian Mount (BSE Comp '01, MSE '03) have recently endowed the Mount and Wu Families Scholarship.

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Research News

Nanoshells: Potential catalysts and cradles of life

Virus-sized mineral shells could help drive chemical reactions, perhaps forming self-replicating systems.

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New rules for quasicrystals discovered

One of the most complex crystal structures ever made with nanoparticles, made at the University of Pennsylvania and explained at U-M.

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U-M battery startup enters $1.5M joint venture

In an effort to make safer, longer-lasting lithium-ion batteries for technologies like electric vehicles, smartphones and laptops, a Michigan Engineering startup has formed a $1.5 million joint venture with two major players in the industry.

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