What defines a living cell? How does one capture the molecular essence of life?
Professor Bogdan Epureanu has received a 2017 Faculty Recognition Award.
Assistant Professor Allen Liu was featured in an article in The Scientist titled "The Mechanobiology Garage: New tools for investigating how physical forces affect cells." In the article, The Scientist reports on recently developed methods—from upgraded versions of conventional tools to newer micro- and nanotechnologies—in the proliferating tool chest of cellular mechanobiology research.
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The cutting-edge research of Yue Fan, University of Michigan Assistant Professor of Mechanical Engineering, was published in the May 19th edition of Nature Communications titled "Energy Landscape-Driven Nonequilibrium Evolution of Inherent Structure in Disordered Material."
ME Associate Professor Jianping Fu's research has been selected for the frontispiece story for the 2016 Aug. 12 issue of Small and the inside front cover story for the 2016 Sept. 7 issue of Small. Fu is also an Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering and of Cell and Developmental Biology, as well as the Associate Director of the Michigan Center for Integrative Research in Critical Care.
For decades, research scientists have turned to small organisms such as the worm C.
ME Associate Professor Jianping Fu's research has been selected for the cover story of the 2016 May 11 issue of Advanced Healthcare Materials and the 2016 May 4 issue of Small.
The ME department has been selected as a Minus K Technology Educational Giveaway winner and the recipient a 150BM-8 negative stiffness vibration isolator workstation.