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ME PhD student recognized with AVS Thin Film James Harper Award

Andrew Gayle, PhD candidate in U-M Mechanical Engineering, received the AVS Thin Film James Harper Award at the American Vacuum Society’s (AVS) 68th International Symposium for his talk, “Tunable ALD Infiltration into High-Aspect-Ratio Aerogels Enabled by Process Modeling for Solar Thermal Applications.”

ME student team receives VentureWell E-Team Grant for safe battery storage design

Each year, some 3,500 coin cell batteries are swallowed by children and toddlers, causing internal burns in the esophagus and fatalities. A team of ME undergraduates who participated in the RISE ME390 program has received external funding through the VentureWell e-team program to help commercialize their safe battery storage innovation.