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Sharon Glotzer elected MRS Fellow

Sharon Glotzer has been elected a Fellow of the Materials Research Society (MRS).

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Fei Wen wins NSF CAREER Award

Fei Wen has won a National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award.

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Lola Eniola-Adefeso elected fellow of AIMBE

Lola Eniola-Adefeso has been elected to the College of Fellows at the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE).

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Research News

Coating method could improve temporary implants that dissolve in the body

Very even, pure coatings that promote healing may now be possible for biodegradable sutures and bone screws.

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Species diversity reduces chances of crop failure

A study at Michigan has found that when growing algae in outdoor ponds as a next-generation biofuel, a naturally diverse mix of species will help reduce the chance of crop failure.

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A crystal ball for crystal formation

Michigan engineers use a national lab's supercomputer to predict what type of crystal patterns will arise as nanoparticles come together.

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Always Leading/Forever Valiant

Join in the festivities and learn more about historical milestones and noteworthy individuals as the University of Michigan marks its 200th birthday in 2017!

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University of Michigan Bicentennial Website

College of Engineering Bicentennial Website

(Left: The "new" Chemistry Building of 1909)

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