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Hard as Ceramic, Tough as Steel

Michigan Assistant Professor of Materials Science and Engineering, Liang Qi et al., has found a way to calculate how an alloy metal will behave, helping find better alloys and improving alloy design. October 2, 2019. #5-15mins #Engineering #web-article #MichiganEngineerNewsCenter #Science #Technology #MaterialsScience #KateMcAlpine #LiangQi


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Hard as Ceramic, Tough as Steel: Newly Discovered Connection Could Help Design of Next-Gen Alloys

Engineers at U-M discovered a novel way of calculating the interaction between metals and its alloys. This method demands less mechanical calculations and holds promise for future material development. October 2, 2019. # #universityofmichigan-other #web-article #MichiganNews #scienceandtechnology #MaterialsScience #Katherine-McAlpine #LiangQi ​​​​​​​​


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Collaborative Research Offers Hope to Dialysis Patients

U-M researchers collaborate in redesigning the dialysis catheters to decrease vascular access infections, which may cause life threatening complications. September 11, 2019. # #Pharmacy #web-article #CollegeofPharmacy #scienceandtechnology #Medicine #MaterialsScience #AmyBartonPai ​​​​​​​​


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The “Magic Ratio” That Could Power Tomorrow’s Solar Cells

Materials Science and Engineering Professor Rachel Goldman answers a series of questions regarding her work developing gallium arsenide semiconductors, which could power solar cells in the future. September 19, 2019. # #Engineering #web-article #MichiganEngineerNewsCenter #scienceandtechnology #EnvironmentandSustainability #MaterialsScience #RachelGoldman ​​​​​​​​


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What’s Really Behind Baseball’s Home Run Surge?

Materials Science and Engineering Professor Brian J. Love and Clinical Lecturer of Anesthesiology Michael L. Burns author a piece in The Conversation, analyzing reasons for the uptick in Major League Baseball home runs. July 22, 2019. #5-15mins #universityofmichigan-other #web-article #TheConversation #Technology #Science #MaterialsScience #SportsMedicine #Physics #ClimateChange #BrianJLove #MichaelLBurns ​​​​​​​​​​​​


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‘Digital Alchemy’ to Reverse-engineer New Materials

U-M Department Chair of Chemical Engineering Sharon Glotzer uses digital alchemy, or working backwards from the desired material, to obtain the necessary particles for developing that material. July 5, 2019. #5-15mins #Engineering #web-article #MichiganEngineerNewsCenter #scienceandtechnology #ChemicalEngineering #MaterialsScience #Chemistry #ComputerScience #SharonGlotzer ​​​​​​​​​​


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Immortal Switches, Quantum Computers Could Stem from New Semiconductor

Associate Professor of Materials Science and Engineering Pierre Poudeu and graduate student team document the shifts in polarity as the temperature of the semiconductor, a mix of iron, tin, antimony and selenium, is altered. July 10, 2019. # #Engineering #web-article #MichiganEngineeringNewsCenter #scienceandtechnology #MaterialsScience #Energy #ElectricalEngineering #PierrePoudeu ​​​​​​​​​


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New Grant Enables Research on Extremely Durable Concrete

Civil and Environmental Engineering Professor Victor Li leads a project to produce a more durable and energy efficient concrete that automatically heals cracks through natural processes and resists chemical degradation. June 20, 2019. # #web-article #Engineering #MichiganEngineeringNewsCenter #scienceandtechnology #CivilEngineering #MaterialsScience #ClimateChange #CJPettus #VictorLi ​​​​​​​​​​


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Cancer is Smarter Than You Think: Q&A with Geeta Mehta

Professor of Materials Science and Engineering Geeta Mehta conducts research in decoding the sophisticated inner workings of cancer in order to better treat cancer patients. June 18, 2019. # #Engineering #webarticle #MichiganEngineerNewsCenter #scienceandtechnology #Cancer #MaterialsScience #ChemicalEngineering ​​


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Ice-proofing Big Structures with a “Beautiful Demonstration of Mechanics”

Professor of Mechanical Engineering Michael Thouless and Professor of Materials Science and Engineering Anish Tuteja collaborate to create low interfacial toughness (LIT) coatings for ice-proofing large structures. April 25, 2019. #5-15mins #Engineering #web-article #MichiganEngineerNewsCenter #Science/Technology #Environment/Sustainability #MaterialsScience #MechanicalEngineering #ClimateSciences #MichaelThouless ​​ #AnishTuteja ​