In the News Thursday, September 7, 2017

Modeling morphology: Solid-solid phase transitions based on colloidal particle shape changes

Sharon Glotzer, ChE professor, was one of the paper’s authors. Phys.org reports.

In the News Thursday, September 7, 2017

A blood test can predict early lung cancer

Sunitha Nagrath, ChE associate professor, is exploring the predictive power of cancer cells drawn from the blood. EENADU India reports.

Chemistry World Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Plasmonic catalyst makes light work of carbon monoxide

Suljo Linic, ChE professor, and fellow researchers have produced nanoparticles comprising a plasmonic core that can absorb light.

Fast Company Wednesday, June 7, 2017

4 things private businesses can do to lessen the impact of Trump’s climate decision

Mark Barteau, DTE Energy Professor of Advanced Energy Research, is quoted.

Time Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Coal’s last kick

Mark Barteau, CHE professor and Advanced Energy Research professor, comments on the future of the coal industry in the U.S.

New Scientist Monday, April 10, 2017

Twisted semiconductors could help project moving holograms

Nicholas Kotov, CHE and MSE professor, developed a new method for mass-assembling semiconductors into fusilli pasta shapes that could one day lead to moving holograms projected right from your smartphone.

Gizmodo Friday, March 3, 2017

Your teeth are helping scientists build better airplanes

Nicholas Kotov, CHE professor whose early investigations revealed how little tooth enamel has changed over evolutionary time, and Bongjun Yeom, a post-doctoral researcher, have managed to create an artificial version that exhibits the same resilient properties

Detroit News Thursday, February 16, 2017

Mich. DEQ chief: ‘Vapor intrusion’ poses health threat

Edward Zellers, CHE professor, says “Vapor intrusion is a pervasive problem throughout the country, and you will find the problem near leaking underground fuel tanks, storage tanks.”

National Public Radio Monday, February 13, 2017

New moves on American wind power

Mark Barteau, CHE professor, was a panelist for NPR’s On Point on February 13 for a show titled “New Moves On American Wind Power,” where the panel discussed wind, oil and the future of energy in America.

In the News Tuesday, January 31, 2017

The shape of melting in two dimensions

Sharon Glotzer, ChE professor, led the team. Oak Ridge Laboratory reports.