Professor Arvind Atreya has been selected as the SFPE 2017 Arthur B. Guise Medal recipient.
Assistant Research Scientist Travis Thompson was named one of the Forbes Magazine's top energy tech entrepreneurs under the age of 30.
Forbes has been compiling the 30 Under 30 list since 2012. The 30 Under 30 community is 4,000 strong the world over, from the U.S. to Europe to Asia. This year the competition received 15,000+ nominations for 600 spots.
ME Professor Karl Grosh and Alumni Bobby Littrell's company Vesper announced that it has closed on a $15 million Series A round led by Accomplice with participation also coming from Amazon's Alexa Fund, Hyperplane, Miraenano Tech, and other undisclosed investors.
Battery material paper receives national and international press coverage, selected as journal cover image
The recent cutting edge battery research of Neil Dasgupta and a group of researchers has caught the attention of a wide range of both national and international media outlets since their paper, "Dendrites and Pits: untangling the complex behavior of lithium metal anodes through operando video microscopy," was published in October.
Asma Sharafi has been awarded with a 2016 Love of Learning Award presented by the Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society. Love of Learning Awards help fund post-baccalaureate professional development for active Phi Kappa Phi members and highlight a student's superior academic record and life/career ambitions.
ME Assistant Research Scientist Tulga Ersal has been selected to receive the 2016 UMOR Research Faculty Recognition Award.
BY JOHN GALLAGHER
DETROIT FREE PRESS