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Ron Larson receives outstanding achievement award

Ron Larson has received the 2017 Department of Chemical Engineering Outstanding Faculty Achievement Award in honor of his excellence in research, teaching, and leadership.

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Linderman wins a Rackham Distinguished Graduate Mentor Award

The award is given annually to faculty members from across the University to recognize mentors of doctoral students who “support their intellectual, creative, scholarly, and professional growth.” 

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'Digital alchemist' seeks rules of emergence

Sharon Glotzer uses computer simulations to study emergence—the phenomenon whereby simple objects give rise to surprising collective behaviors.

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Research News

Twisted semiconductors for future moving holograms

Holographic displays need twisted light. Twisted semiconductors assembled with the help of amino acids may enable them.

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Keeping drugs on the job

Drugs taken orally often try to crystallize in the stomach and intestines, which keeps them from reaching the bloodstream. Simulations are helping to solve the problem.

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Most complex nanoparticle crystal ever made by design

Some make crazy crystals by accident. Some make simple crystals by design. But no one who knew what they were doing made something this intricate before.

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Beyond Carbon Neutral

Beyond Carbon Neutral, an initiative launched last year that is led by the U-M Energy Institute in cooperation with the National Wildlife Federation, seeks to develop technologies, programs and policies to raise the rate at which carbon dioxide is removed from the atmosphere. In this video, Levi Thompson, Richard E. Balzhiser Collegiate Professor of Chemical Engineering,  discusses the need for the initiative and what it will do.

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