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Designing Lightweight Glass for Efficient Cars and Wind Turbines

U-M Engineering researcher Liang Qi creates a lightweight glass, that provides similar strengths as metals, to be used with wind turbines and cars. March 24, 2020. # #Engineering #web-article #MichiganEngineerNewsCenter #scienceandtechnology #Research #MaterialsScience #Sustainability #LiangQi ​​​​​​​​​


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Researchers Gain Control Over Internal Structure of Self-assembled Composite Materials

U-M and University of Illinois researchers have created a templating technique that instills greater order and gives rise to new 3D structures in a special class of materials, called eutectics. January 31, 2020. # #Engineering #web-article #MichiganEngineerNewsCenter #Science #MaterialsScience ​​​​​​


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Multiphase Spirals: Uncovering the Materials Mystery

U-M Engineering Assistant Professor Ashwin Shahani et. al. have been researching the mystery of how multiphase spirals come to form during the crystallization process of materials. January 29, 2020. # #Engineering #video #MichiganEngineeringCenters-Other #Science #MaterialsScience #AshwinShahani ​​​​​​​​


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Innovation in Concrete Keynote Lecture: Mark Burry

Taubman College of Architecture and Urban Planning welcomes University of Melbourne Professor Mark Burry to deliver the keynote address at the From Lab to Site: Innovations in Concrete Symposium. November 18, 2019. #60+mins #ArchitectureandUrbanPlanning #video #TaubmanCollegeofArchitectureandUrbanPlanning #scienceandtechnology #Environment/Sustainability #MaterialsScience


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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 ​​​​​​​​​​