The findings could enable engineers to more reliably manufacture next-gen materials by combining different nanocrystals.
Scientists observe composite superstructure growth from nanocrystals in real time
Nanoparticle quasicrystal constructed with DNA
The breakthrough opens the way for designing and building more complex structures
Chemical Engineering PhD students shine at Three Minute Thesis competition
Eight ChE graduate students presented in the final round of 3MT to develop skills for effectively communicating their research to a general audience.
Additive manufacturing optimizes multifunctional chemically reactive systems
Tuning the properties of membrane and catalyst layers could offer a promising way to optimize reactors for fuel cells, electrolyzers and partial oxidation reactions.
Jovan Kamcev receives AIChE 35 Under 35 Award
The American Institute of Chemical Engineers Foundation recognizes young professionals who have made an impact in the field of chemical engineering before the age of 35.
Recent funding advances environmentally friendly conditioning agents in shampoo development
Procter and Gamble’s continued partnership with Ronald Larson and the Larson Lab explores greener opportunities for conditioning agents in shampoo.
Wireless and battery-free sensors for sustainable smart cities
The sensors will provide real-time data for smart decision-making by allowing the natural environment and the built environment to communicate seamlessly.
Sharon Glotzer named a Clarivate Citation Laureate
23 world-class researchers have been selected for exhibiting exceptional levels of citation among the scientific community within the areas of science recognized by the Nobel Prize.
Xiwen Gong nominated for Nature’s Inspiring Women in Science Program
Nature’s Inspiring Women in Science Award is a prestigious recognition that celebrates the accomplishments of women in the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics.
AI tool helps optimize antibody medicines
Machine learning points out why antibodies fail to stay on target, binding to molecules that aren’t markers of disease—and suggests better designs.
Largest U.S. investment in particle self-assembly seeks to deliver on nanotechnology’s promise
With applications in transportation, energy, health care and more, the center includes African universities and creates opportunities for overlooked talent in the U.S.
Undergraduate student explores graduate research opportunities at Michigan Chemical Engineering
The Nikolla Lab hosted an undergraduate student from Roosevelt University in Chicago as part of U-M’s Summer Research Opportunity Program.
Rebecca Lindsey receives Computational Molecular Science and Engineering Forum Young Investigator Award
The AIChE CoMSEF Young Investigator Award recognizes outstanding research in computational molecular science and engineering, encompassing both methods and applications.
Funding supports solution to detect lead in drinking water
Research led by Mark Burns is refining a solution to rapidly detect lead in drinking water.
$1.3M to improve urea production and reduce carbon dioxide emissions
Rather than contributing to emissions, the production of an essential fertilizer could consume carbon dioxide, and a U-M team will explore such a method.
Making the structure of ‘fire ice’ with nanoparticles
The structure harnesses a strange physical phenomenon and could enable engineers to manipulate light in new ways.
Using nano-helical polymers to improve optoelectronic chips
Findings will be useful in next-generation optoelectronics, polarization imaging and cryptographic communication.
AI could run a million microbial experiments per year
Automation uncovers combinations of amino acids that feed two bacterial species and could tell us much more about the 90% of bacteria that humans have hardly studied.
Funding received to advance nanotechnology for cancer treatment
Funding from the Forbes Institute for Cancer Discovery supports nanotechnology to improve cancer detection and diagnostics.
New funding will advance desalination and water reuse technologies across the U.S.
Jovan Kamcev receives funding as one of 12 projects selected by the Department of Energy to improve the energy efficiency of desalination and water reuse technologies across the country.