Mihaela Banu

Mihaela Banu
Research Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering

Address

1531 Dow (Herbert H. Dow Building)
2300 Hayward
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-2136
Phone
(734) 936-0378

Research Interests

The research focuses on lightweight materials, with emphasis on developing micro- and nanocellulose composites, natural fiber composites and associated manufacturing processes for automotive and aerospace applications, multi-scale modeling of materials and simulation of forming processes, manufacturing of personalized dental ligaplants.

Faculty Type

Research

Related News

“The ability to use tried and true metal forming processes such as stamping on new composite materials, especially green composites, has the potential to speed the adoption of lightweight materials in automotive and other applications,” said Banu.

Five ME faculty members received College of Engineering Awards in 2017. These recipients include Shorya Awtar, Margaret Wooldridge, Wei Lu, Michael Thouless, and Miki Banu

University of Michigan (U-M) Mechanical Engineering (ME) faculty are playing key roles in two new national manufacturing innovation institutes announced by President Obama in early 2014