micro/nano engineering

ProQuest Distinguished Dissertation Awards of 2018 includes ME Postdoctoral Fellow

The ProQuest Distinguished Dissertation Awards are given out each year to recognize highly accomplished graduate students who have produced outstanding dissertations of the highest scholarly quality in any field of study. For 2018 there were 10 awards given and one was to ME Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, Dakotah Thompson. For his dissertation, Thompson dug deep into a set of questions at the forefront of a cutting-edge field seeking to understand radiative thermal transport at the nanoscale.

NAE includes ME professor in the 2019 German-American Frontiers of Engineering Symposium

Photo of Associate Professor Allen Liu The German-American Frontiers of Engineering (GAFOE) brings together early-career German and American engineers bi-annually for an invite-only symposium. This year's symposium is being hosted in Hamburg, Germany where 100 hand-selected participants will gather to discuss collaborative work, new techniques, leading-edge research and more.

Liu's research featured in The Scientist magazine

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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Fu's research featured as cover story of two issues of Small

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.