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.
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.
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.
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
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.”
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.
Climate change and Trump
Mark Barteau, director of University of Michigan Energy Institute explores what President Trump means fr the future of energy and climate change? with host Rick Pantaleo, Andrew Revkin, and James Taylor.
Army Corps wants more cooperation from pipeline developer Dakota Access
Mark Barteau UM Professor of Chemical Engineering comments on the Corps’ efforts to defuse tensions between pipeline protesters and developers. “Obviously the company is working at its own risk that the case could be reopened. Any realistic threat to do so might change their risk calculus.”
Researchers discover new rules for quasicrystals
Sharon Glotzer, MSE and CHE professor, worked with colleagues at the University of Pennsylvania to engineer a quasicrystal that is formed by self-assembling nanoparticles an order of magnitude larger that those that form traditional quasicrystals, physics.org reports.
Layers of complexity uncovered in new nanocrystal superlattices
Sharon Glotzer, CHE professor, discusses her leading of a team that has slowly dried binary solutions of nanocrystals, to produce elaborate quasicrystalline frameworks in Chemistry World.