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Mihaela Banu

Mihaela Banu

Research Professor, Mechanical Engineering

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Address

3001F EECS
1301 Beal, Ann Arbor, MI 48109

Email: mbanu@umich.edu
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

2021 Willie Hobbs Moore Achievement Awarded to Two ME Faculty
03/22/2021
The Willie Hobbs Moore Awards recognizes individuals in STEM whose achievements encourage and inspire others to achieve their goals. 

Toward Smart Dental Implants
01/23/2020
Activity trackers, smart watches, glucose monitors, and other wearable biosensor technology are a growing part of our lives. Now, ME Research Associate Professor Mihaela Banu is putting her research where our mouths are, with a collaborative initiative to develop a new smart, cyber-physical dental implant system.

Professor Miki Banu awarded the Research Faculty Achievement Award
10/29/2019
The Research Faculty Achievement Award honors those who have exceptional scholarly achievements, as evidenced by significant contributions to an academic field of study over time, a specific outstanding discovery or the development of innovative technology or practice.

Professor Miki Banu receives UMOR Research Faculty Award
06/11/2019
ME Research Associate Professor awarded for work in lightweight materials.

ME Faculty Receive CoE Awards
01/16/2017
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